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GU Accepts 80 Students From Waitlist

Eighty waitlisted students were offered admission to Georgetown this year, and 72 have submitted deposits for the fall semester. Fifty waitlisted students were originally accepted in mid-May; of those, 45 deposited with the university. After accepting the 30 additional students in stages until June 30, the university’s final admissions yield is 47.2 percent. “We[Read More…]

by August 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Partnership Equips Lombardi Cancer Center to Weather Health System Changes

As part of its effort to expand collaborative research opportunities, the Georgetown University Medical Center’s Lombardi Cancer Center announced a joint partnership with the John Theurer Cancer Center at the Hackensack University Medical Center last week. The two institutions have been affiliated since the signing of an agreement between the Hackensack,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments News

In Marriage Equality Case, Justice Kennedy Must Step Up

The legal and moral arguments for same-sex marriage nationwide are clear. On March 26, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Hollingsworth vs. Perry, better known as the case regarding California’s Proposition 8. The main question before the Court is “whether the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits[Read More…]

by April 6, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Columnist Examines Poverty in Black America

Former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert called for increased attention to poverty facing black America in a lecture Thursday evening. Sponsored by the Georgetown University Library Associates and the Ellen Catherine Gstalder (COL ’98) Memorial Lecture Fund, Herbert’s lecture primarily focused on the crises that African Americans have experienced and continue[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News
World Bank President Calls for Action on Poverty

World Bank President Calls for Action on Poverty

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim presented a bold vision for the end of global poverty in Gaston Hall Tuesday afternoon. “We now have the opportunity to rid the world of the stain of global poverty and economic exclusion,” Kim said. “But if we are to succeed, we must make[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News

Lannan Symposium Examines Perceptions of America

Bringing together writers and artists from around the world, the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practices held its seventh Spring Symposium and Literary Festival April 2 and 3. The symposium — titled “America from the Outside: How the World Sees US” — was sponsored by the Lannan Foundation, a family foundation that includes[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News

Georgetown Chapter Holds APO Conference

More than 200 Alpha Phi Omega members from 12 universities attended the annual APO Sectionals Conference, held this year on March 23 at Georgetown, to discuss service issues and leadership strategies. This marks the first time Georgetown has held the conference since 2005. According to APO Vice President of Finance[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Discusses Mediterranean’s World Influence

Edmund Burke III, a research professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, analyzed the significance of the Mediterranean’s geographic location in the development of the region during the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ 2013 Annual Symposium Wednesday. This year’s conference focus is “The Mediterranean Re-Imagined” in honor of[Read More…]

by March 23, 2013 0 comments News

Neighbors Disagree on Wisconsin Avenue Project

The Wisconsin Avenue Streetscape Project was hotly debated at the March monthly meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E last Monday. The District of Columbia Department of Transportation began construction on the project April 2012 in an effort to make the portion of Wisconsin Avenue that runs through the Glover Park neighborhood more attractive and[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments News

NAACP President Emphasizes Social Justice

Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, called for the Millennial generation to advance the cause of social justice during an event in St. William’s Chapel Tuesday evening. Jealous impressed upon the audience that devotion and determination lead to success. He[Read More…]

by March 13, 2013 0 comments News