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CARNES: Picking Up the Pieces

CARNES: Picking Up the Pieces

By this point in the semester, week four, things have mostly calmed down. My students and I have found our rhythm, and we have begun to settle into the work of examining our world’s political systems and learning from one another. But this year, more than others, I feel a[Read More…]

by September 19, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOSCO: Amid Division, A Search for Sanctuary

BOSCO: Amid Division, A Search for Sanctuary

Seeing the return of Hoyas to campus last week was a great pleasure, as we renew old acquaintances, make new ones and get back into the habits and schedules of college life once again. Hopefully we have come back rested, satisfied with our summer jobs and internships, and accompanied by[Read More…]

by September 5, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
THOMAS: Legacy is Everything, But Legacy Status is Not Enough

THOMAS: Legacy is Everything, But Legacy Status is Not Enough

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GORORDO: Rethinking Social Impact

GORORDO: Rethinking Social Impact

When I was a student at Georgetown University 15 years ago, the Jesuits inspired me to think about a future that put purposeful and positive social change at the center of my life. They taught me the importance of asking questions, embracing difficult conversations, never accepting the status quo and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: As Jesuit Presence Fades, Georgetown Recommits to Its Roots

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by November 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOCIETY OF JESUS
The Society of Jesus elected Fr. Arturo Sosa, S.J., a former researcher at Georgetown, as its superior general.

Jesuits Elect New Superior General

Fr. Arturo Sosa, S.J., a former visiting researcher at Georgetown’s Center for Latin American Studies, was elected the 31st superior general of the Society of Jesus and the first non-European superior general in an Oct. 14 vote with the Jesuits’ main governing body in Rome. Sosa worked at Georgetown between[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Beyond the 272 Sold in 1838, Plotting the National Diaspora of Jesuit-Owned Slaves

Beyond the 272 Sold in 1838, Plotting the National Diaspora of Jesuit-Owned Slaves

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Jesuits Reflect on Global Service

As part of Jesuit Heritage Week, Jesuits and the Georgetown University Latin American Student Association co-sponsored a discussion highlighting the broad impact of Jesuit service in Latin America in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The talk was led by panelists Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., Fr. John Montoya, S.J., Austin Rose (COL[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
QUALLEN: Slavery Inextricably Tied To Georgetown’s Growth

QUALLEN: Slavery Inextricably Tied To Georgetown’s Growth

The facts of the sale are well known: In 1838, Thomas F. Mulledy and William McSherry, then the president of Georgetown, sold 272 Jesuit-owned slaves south. The sale was vicious and controversial. Mulledy, fearful that some slaves would escape if word of the sale got out, arrived unannounced on the[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown University

Rev. James Walsh, S.J., Father of Speech Policy, Dies

“A university is many things but central to its being is discourse, discussion, debate: the untrammeled expression of ideas and information.” With those words, Rev. James Walsh, S.J., opened his preamble to the 1989 speech and expression policy, the first of its kind at Georgetown. The associate professor of theology died[Read More…]

by July 1, 2015 5 comments Campus News, News