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GU Mobilization Not Enough for Observatory

GU Mobilization Not Enough for Observatory

Georgetown’s Heyden Observatory lost out on a $100,000 grant from Partners in Preservation after a three-week campaign by Georgetown College to encourage support for the site. The observatory did, however, receive $10,000 for participating in the contest that lasted from April 24 to May 10. The Washington Cathedral earned the most points[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Eyes on the Stars: Students Aim To Revive Astronomical Society

The Georgetown University Astronomical Society, housed in the Heyden Observatory, is the living legacy of the Jesuits’ mission to advance astronomy at Georgetown. “The Astronomical Society connects the past of the school with our present because now we are in charge of preserving this building and this legacy every time[Read More…]

by April 21, 2012 0 comments Campus News