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ELIZA LAFFERTY AND PATRICK WALSH Georgetown University Student Association senate elected Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) as speaker and vice speaker.

GUSA Senate Elects Speaker, Vice Speaker

Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) were elected speaker and vice speaker of the Georgetown University Student Association senate in an emergency senate meeting Oct. 2. Lafferty, the former transition chair of the senate, and Walsh, the former transition vice chair of the senate were nominated for[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A Walk Through Red Square

A Walk Through Red Square

William Leo is a Hoya Staff Writer Conversation on campus is constant. Walking through Red Square, students can overhear hundreds of their peers gathered in spirited conversation. Although few recognize it in the moment, there is a subtext to every action and interaction, a fundamental principle enabling almost everything we[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide
Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

Yesterday’s senior convocation and the McCourt School of Public Policy’s commencement ceremony marked the official beginning of the 2017 graduation season — the crowning event for students nearing the end of their graduate or undergraduate studies at Georgetown. Alice Rivlin, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and visiting professor of the[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) delivered the commencement address for the McCourt School of Public Policy on Thursday, receiving an honorary doctorate. Commencement ceremonies for the undergraduate and graduate schools continue through Sunday.

Speakers Offer Rich Policy Experience

The university announced the speakers for the 2015 commencement ceremonies, including United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, journalist Charlie Rose, former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao and global mental health expert Vikram Patel, on May 4. The ceremonies began Thursday with the McCourt School of Public Policy hosting Rep. John Lewis[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A World Bank Marathon

From April 7 to 9, Georgetown hosted three prominent World Bank speakers: CFO Bernand Badra, Chief Economist Kashik Basu and Senior Economist Karla Hoff, on three separate occasions as a part of “The Global Future of Development” portion of a two-year-long Global Futures Initiative, designed to advance the university’s educational[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (LAW ’83) addressed graduates of the McCourt School of Public Policy in McDonough Arena on Thursday.

Speakers Boast Ties to Georgetown

After a months-long selection process led by the deans of each Georgetown school, commencement speakers for tomorrow’s undergraduate ceremonies include former Defense Secretary Robert Gates (GRD ’74), former AOL CEO Steve Case, Vatican astronomer Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., and American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner. Consolmagno[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

University Announces Commencement Speakers

This year’s commencement speakers include Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno, S.J., American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) and former CEO and Chairman of America Online Steve Case, the university announced Thursday. Consolmagno will speak at the commencement ceremony for[Read More…]

A Question of Substance

A Question of Substance

Usually it’s the Supreme Court justices who get to ask the tough questions. But every so often, prominent public figures come to Georgetown, and undergraduates glean the rare opportunity to ask questions in return. Last Wednesday, those who attended Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s lecture received an index card[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Eclectic Choices for Grad Speakers

Eclectic Choices for Grad Speakers

After an eight-month selection process, a non profit founder, a prominent health policy researcher, the Lithuanian president and a U.S. senator will speak at commencement ceremonies tomorrow for Georgetown’s 1,500 graduating seniors. Each undergraduate college is responsible for securing its own commencement speaker, and this process varies across schools. However,[Read More…]

by May 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Speakers of Substance

In between their last classroom lectures and their first workplace or graduate school orientations, the Class of 2013 will sit through one more speech, and it’s likely to be especially pertinent to their Georgetown experiences. Because of the size of the audience gathered and the diverse range of student interests,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion