Articles by:

Bernanke Calls for More Government-Funded Research

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called for an uptick in federal funding of high-priority scientific research in an address Monday morning. His remarks, delivered to a packed Lohrfink Auditorium, kicked off a two-day conference titled, “New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth,” which was sponsored by the Georgetown Center[Read More…]

by May 17, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Jesuits Optimistic as Numbers Decline

As the number of Jesuits decreases at universities across the country, many institutions are renewing their focus on the Jesuit identity and developing innovative ways to maintain Jesuit culture — the Hilltop included. The New York Times reported that the number of Jesuits has fallen by 70 percent since 1954[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized

Report Uncovers Human Right Abuses Against Deportees

A group of Georgetown Law Center students and faculty released a report this week on human rights violations associated with the deportation of persons with mental disabilities by the United States. The group focused on the unique case of Jamaica, which they discovered receives a significant amount of deportees from[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments News

Southern Society Makes Its Return

Despite a lack of official university funding, the revocation of its SAC charter and leadership crises, the Southern Society will organize several events this semester for Southerners and South-aficionados. For over 15 years, the club that goes by the motto of “Hoyas by choice, Southerners by the grace of God,”[Read More…]

by March 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Blog Gives First Looks at Middle East

Blog Gives First Looks at Middle East

While many Georgetown students have followed the images of chanting crowds in Egypt and smoke-filled streets in Tunisia from the safety of their dorm rooms, recent grad David Dietz (COL ’10) has been witnessing them firsthand, chronicling the experiences in his new blog, “The MidEaster.” Though the blog has only[Read More…]

by March 27, 2011 0 comments News

MapQuest Launches New Pedestrian-Friendly Tool

For many Georgetown students, even the simplest trip into central Washington sometimes becomes a chaotic patchwork of buses, taxis, trains and walking. Fortunately for them, MapQuest launched new pedestrian-friendly directions services for train and walking routes this week. Users of the site are now able to customize their directions to[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized