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Around 30 students delivered a letter to the School of Foreign Service Dean's Office on Monday requesting that the university rescind Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson's invitation to speak at the SFS commencement.

Students Request University to Rescind Johnson Invitation

Around 30 students led by advocacy group UndocuHoyas delivered a letter to the School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office yesterday requesting that the university rescind its invitation to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to speak at the SFS commencement address, citing Johnson’s role in immigration enforcement and the deportation[Read More…]

by May 10, 2016 18 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Graffiti was located on the side of a university townhouse on 3624 N St., NW (pictured) and several other buildings Friday.

University Buildings Defaced with Pro-Trump, ‘Support Officer Wilson’ Graffiti

Graffiti with messages including “Support Officer Wilson” and “Trump ’16 Build the Wall” was found on six on- and off-campus buildings – including a university townhouse on 3624 N St. NW – Friday morning. Similar graffiti expressing support for Darren Wilson – the former police officer who shot and killed black[Read More…]

by April 23, 2016 11 comments Campus 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
Low-Income Accessibility Falters

Low-Income Accessibility Falters

Georgetown dropped in The New York Times’ rankings of colleges doing the most for low-income students, falling from 46th to 88th among the 179 schools on the list, released Sept. 16. Launched in 2014 by The Upshot, the newspaper’s politics, policy and economic analysis section, the rankings are based on[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown fares well in the updated Department of Education College Scorecard, presented by President Barack Obama.

High Marks for Postgrad Life

President Barack Obama presented an updated College Scorecard, a system that informs prospective students about college affordability and graduate workforce participation, with Georgetown displaying above-average rates in these major categories, during his weekly address to the country Sept. 12. The updated scorecards, revealed on the Department of Education’s website, include[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Norton to Hold Forum On Campus Assault

Delegate Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.) will be hosting a panel of officials from various universities in Washington, D.C., to address the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses at American University on Thursday, April 23, but due to a time conflict with a similar Georgetown event, no university representatives will be[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Study Wary of College Divestment

Divestment from fossil fuels could negatively impact the financial returns for universities, according to a new report from an economic consulting company. The study, released by Compass Lexecon and sponsored by the Independent Petroleum Association of America, highlighted the negative impacts of university divestment from fossil fuels, branding divestment a “bad[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The CISR vote was scheduled for Jan. 16, prompting a GU Fossil Free-led rally, but the results were not released until Monday night.

CISR Rejects Fossil Free Plan and Offers Alternative

The Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility voted against GU Fossil Free’s divestment proposal Monday night and instead recommended to the university’s board of directors a program of targeted divestment, strategic engagement and continuing assessment as an alternative course of action. The decision, which was originally scheduled to be released[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, will visit D.C. in 2015.

Pope Francis to Visit DC Later This Year

Pope Francis will visit Washington, D.C., this fall during his first official visit to the United States as pope. Francis’ three-city trip of New York City, Philadelphia and Washington marks the first papal visit to the United States since Pope Benedict XVI came in the spring of 2008. During that[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
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This morning the university replaced the hands on the Healy clock.

University Replaces Hands Stolen From Healy Tower Clock

Hands once again adorn the clock on Healy Tower, after the university installed a replacement set this morning. The original set went missing early Wednesday morning. Director of Media Relations Rachel Pugh, Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber and Vice President for Planning and Facilities Robin Morey confirmed that[Read More…]

by December 11, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top