Post Tagged with: "John J. DeGioia"

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Veteran students, alumni and community members participated in a Veterans Day ceremony on White-Gravenor lawn Wednesday afternoon, which also honored Medal of Honor recipient Charles Rand (MED 1873).

Veterans Day Ceremony Highlights Service, Integration

The university celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony featuring speeches from veteran students, faculty and administrators on the integration of veterans into the wider community on White-Gravenor Lawn on Wednesday. The ceremony also posthumously honored alumnus Charles Rand (MED 1873), who received a Medal of Honor following the Civil War.[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia discussed Pope Francis’ encyclical with Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday.

GU, Google Hold Energy Summit

Georgetown and Google co-hosted Secretary of State John Kerry’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum on Oct. 20 and 21, gathering federal officials and executives from both the public and private sectors to discuss clean energy initiatives nationwide. Conference highlights included a fireside chat between Kerry and University President John[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The anticipated hospital construction would increase green space, creating a “northern gate” on the Reservoir Road side of campus.

MedStar Seeks $560M Plan

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has applied to build a $560 million medical and surgical pavilion, which will include 32 new operating rooms, 156 new private beds, a rooftop helipad and more advanced equipment. If the proposal is approved by the city, construction will begin in late 2016 and end by[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

University Receives Historic $50 Million for Athletic Program, Field

The university received an unprecedented $50 million donation today, the fourth-largest gift in its history and the largest in support of athletics. The gift, made by Peter and Susan Cooper of Newport Beach, Calif., will bolster an existing athletics leadership program and fund renovations on the Multi-Sport Facility. The three-year-old[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WHO Director Outlines Health, Government Responsibility

WHO Director Outlines Health, Government Responsibility

World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan discussed the responsibility of governments and international organizations to address global health issues Friday in Gaston Hall at the second Global Futures Initiative lecture of this semester. The event, entitled “Governance, Global Health, 21st Century Challenges,” continued the semester’s series topic of the[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Mulledy Hall, whose name retention has sparked controversy, is one of the components of the Former Jesuit Residence, pictured.

Group to Address Slavery, Memory

In response to the recent dialogue sparked by the naming of Mulledy Hall, University President John J. DeGioia has charged a working group of faculty, students and alumni to discuss the memorialization of the history of Jesuit slaveholding at Georgetown. The Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation announced that[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: DeGioia on Faith, A Campus Reconstructed

Q&A: DeGioia on Faith, A Campus Reconstructed

Amid the buzz of the papal visit, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia Thursday to discuss Georgetown’s Jesuit identity, DeGioia’s personal connection to his faith and a variety of campus issues including construction, sexual assault and sustainability. How do you feel about Pope Francis’ visit to[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The new Spanish monarch, King Felipe VI (GRD ’95), accompanied by Queen Letizia, was thronged by students and security during his visit to campus Wednesday night.

University Fetes Royal Return

King Felipe VI (GRD ’95) and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the university Wednesday to launch a three-day campus conference with Spanish scientists, attending both the first meeting of the conference in Riggs Library and celebratory dinner in their honor on Copley Lawn. The panel discussion in Riggs Library, primarily[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Expression, Untrammeled

Expression, Untrammeled

As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation upon recognition — the Chimes, active and alumni, singing “I’ll Fly Away,” had assembled to[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Chaplain White, 83, Dies

Former Senior Jewish Chaplain Rabbi Harold S. White, a member of the Georgetown community since 1968, died of complications from a stroke on Aug. 31. He was 83 years old. As the first full-time rabbi appointed to a campus ministry position at a Catholic university in the United States, White[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top