Post Tagged with: "Lohrfink Auditorium"

COURTESY OF HAYDEN E. JEONG
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke about the future of her organization and its new initiatives in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday.

Richards Event Sees GU, DC Backlash

Inciting campus-wide dialogue and protest surrounding abortion rights, the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s decision to invite Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to speak Wednesday was met with formal opposition from several Georgetown Jesuits, Catholic officials and anti-abortion student groups. Associate professor Fr. Stephen Fields, S.J., and visiting professor of law Fr.[Read More…]

USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning and Learning at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Alex Thier, confronted skepticism regarding the possibility of ending extreme poverty by 2030 during the “Ending Extreme Poverty — A Story of Trajectories and Choices” event held on Thursday in the Lohrfink Auditorium. He[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Scholars Question Recent Wars

Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan Ryan Crocker and Chair of the International Relations at Boston University Andrew Bacevich weighed the pros and cons of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and cautioned against going to war too quickly at an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday. The event[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Occupy Interrupts Presidential Debate Screening

Members of GU Occupy projected statistics about United States foreign policy, unemployment and military budget on a wall in Lohrfink Auditorium, interrupting a screening of the presidential debate Monday evening. Occupy members refused the moderator’s request to turn off their projector, prompting the audio-video controller to yell and slam his laptop shut,[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Coulter Speech Amuses, Offends

Coulter Speech Amuses, Offends

Students who attended Ann Coulter’s speech Thursday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium came with a range of expectations. Some, like Dan Galloway (COL ’13) attended the event because they find Coulter entertaining. Sam Greco (SFS ’15), a moderate conservative, came to hear her comments on economic policy. Anwesha Banerjee (COL ’13),[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Italian Ties That Bind

Italian Ties That Bind

Opening the university’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of the unification of the Italy, Italian Ambassador Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata stressed the importance of the ties between Italian and American culture Friday. The day’s events in Lorhfink Auditorium, which focused on Italian politics, culture and identity, were organized by the Italian Department, the Embassy of Italy[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, Uncategorized

Bernanke Calls for More Government-Funded Research

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called for an uptick in federal funding of high-priority scientific research in an address Monday morning. His remarks, delivered to a packed Lohrfink Auditorium, kicked off a two-day conference titled, “New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth,” which was sponsored by the Georgetown Center[Read More…]

by May 17, 2011 0 comments City News, News