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The International Finance Corporation Building in Washington, D.C., one of the District's LEED-certified buildings.

District Announced First Platinum-Certified LEED City in the World

Sarah Wright is a staff writer for The Hoya. Washington, D.C., is now the world’s first Platinum-certified environmentally friendly city, according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Cities program. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, announced the[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Earth Day Every Day

On Earth Day, April 22, Students for Georgetown, Inc. announced both its plans to compost all waste from food preparation at the Hilltoss and the launch of The Corp Sustainability Committee to further engage with environmental issues and increase sustainability within the organization. As one of the largest student organizations[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
HFSC Opens; Pub, Hilltoss Under Construction

HFSC Opens; Pub, Hilltoss Under Construction

The Healey Family Student Center, located below the New South Residence Hall, opens today after years of planning and months of construction. The university is celebrating the inauguration with tours and free food from noon to 5 p.m. today and a casino night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Although[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A Choice to Conserve Beyond Water Week

Several years ago, Georgetown University administrators started considering the necessity of ensuring the sustainability of new buildings on campus. Just this past year, Georgetown opted to institutionalize the Office of Sustainability, illustrating the importance of this establishment. With continued information coming forward about the dire state of the environment, establishing[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

New Hall, Same Standard

The opening of Regents Hall demonstrates Georgetown’s commitment to advancing the study of the sciences. As the building’s first semester comes to a close, it is worth reflecting on how much progress has been made in fulfilling this promise. In addition to the large increase of classrooms, the 154,000-square-foot facility[Read More…]

by December 12, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Regents Hall Construction Will Finish Early

Regents Hall Construction Will Finish Early

Regents Hall, the university’s new science facility, is on track to be completed by May 2012, two months earlier than previously announced. The building is slated to open for the next academic year with an official ceremony to celebrate staff and distinguished alumni closely involved in the project. The new[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News