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Norovirus Report Inconclusive

While there appeared to be a correlation between consumption of Grab `n’ Go items and students’ reported gastrointestinal symptoms early this month, the D.C. Department of Health was not able to determine the origin of norovirus in its recently concluded investigation. In a report published on its Web site on[Read More…]

by October 31, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Inconclusive Norovirus Investigation Points to Food

While there appeared to be a correlation between Grab ‘n’ Go item consumption and students’ reported gastrointestinal symptoms early this month, the D.C. Department of Health was not able to determine the origin of norovirus in its recently concluded investigation. In a report published on its Web site on Friday,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Launches Diversity Master’s Program

The School of Continuing Studies is adding a new masters program next semester in human resources with three concentration options, including one that will be the nation’s first of its kind: diversity studies. The three concentrations, which include strategic human capital management and international human resources management in addition to[Read More…]

by September 23, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Recovered Body Not Yet Identified

The body that officials thought might be that of Terrance Davis (COL ’10) has still not been identified after it was recovered on Sept. 8, a South African sea rescue representative said early this morning. The National Sea Rescue Institute has now asked U.S. officials for DNA samples, according to[Read More…]

by September 23, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Anthropology Program Voted Independent

The university’s board of directors approved the proposal for the anthropology program to permanently split from the sociology department as its own department – the final step in its year-long push for independence. On Aug. 25, University Provost James O’Donnell indicated to anthropology and sociology faculty members that he would[Read More…]

by September 19, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Problem of God Sequel Set to Debut

While most seniors probably assumed they left Problem of God in the dust of freshman year, they might be surprised to hear of its new, reincarnated version: a non-credit, senior-only seminar being marketed as “Problem of God, Part Two.” Chances are, though, seniors will not be confusing this with their[Read More…]

by September 16, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Republican by Day, RNC Alternate This Week

While many Georgetown students have been taking in bits and pieces of the Republican National Convention from the comforts of their dorm rooms, one student has seen pretty much all of it – from the floor of the convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Erika Barger[Read More…]

by September 5, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Leo’s Completes Vowed Renovations

Over six months after the university’s initially announced start date to renovate O’Donovan Hall, work on the student dining hall began and was completed this summer, though three of the originally announced stations were left out of the process. The lower level of O’Donovan Hall, now named “Leo’s Downunder,” will[Read More…]

by August 22, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

New Campus Ministry Director to Focus on Strengthening Interfaith Dialogue

Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., (COL ’88) returned home to Georgetown as the newly appointed and installed executive director of campus ministry at the beginning of this month. “Georgetown is an exciting place to do ministry because of the type of students we have here and the variety of faith traditions[Read More…]

by August 22, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Kovach Fills Void of Women’s Center Leadership

Since Jill Robinson left her position as director of the university’s Women’s Center in June 2007, the center has been without a director or even a full-time staff member, relying on a team of student and faculty volunteers. Staffing a center without permanent leadership became such a challenge last year[Read More…]

by August 22, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized