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Job Search, Class Prove Tough Balancing Act

At Georgetown, landing a dream internship or job can be as difficult as maintaining a full-time job, and not just because of the competitive interview process. Faculty attitudes on attendance policy and having to schedule on and off-campus interviews vary. Students often find it difficult to juggle academic commitments, post-Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Law Spurs New Scheduling Policy

The class scheduling policy for the main campus recently underwent a major revision to comply with more strictly enforced state and federal requirements for credit approval, a shift that not only impacts course schedules beginning next fall but exacerbates university space concerns. With the new policy, which was proposed by[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Dems Revive Publication

With a newly defined mission to provide a dynamic forum for debate, The Georgetown Progressive, the official publication of the Georgetown University College Democrats, has recently re-launched. “In the past [the coverage] may have been more of a regurgitation of the news, but now we’re doing more analysis from a[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUASFCU Reaches New High

As a result of increased retention of alumni accounts and expanded online access for new customers, the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union recently hit a new record of $16 million assets under management, a sum close to 37 percent greater than asset totals at this time last[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Jumps Two Spots In Rankings

Georgetown rose from 23rd to 21st in the 2011 version of the annual U.S. News & World Report national universities rankings, driven up the list by high marks in the high school counselor rankings and other specialty areas. The change ended Georgetown’s five-year stay in the 23rd position. “Georgetown is[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Behind the Sign: Student Protesters Speak Up

From advocating for wage increases for the Department of Public Safety officers to protesting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, this year has been marked by a surge of student activism on campus, with many choosing to hold public rallies or demonstrations to draw attention to their causes. According to[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Karl Rove Promotes New Book, Shares Political Experiences

Despite public opposition to Karl Rove’s invitation to speak on campus and the anticipation of possible protest, attendees did not disrupt the proceedings when the conservative political strategist and former deputy White House chief of staff addressed them at the Michael Jurist (SFS ’07) Memorial Lecture in Lohrfink Auditorium. In[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

University Mourns Death of Longstanding French Professor

A longtime faculty member of the French department and the greater Georgetown community, Dorothy Betz passed away on Tuesday morning from a ruptured aorta. According to Andrew Sobanet, chair of the French department, Betz did not feel well Monday evening and was rushed to the hospital. She died in surgery[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Yunus Film Depicts Microlending in America

“To catch a dollar, you need a dollar. An empty hand cannot catch a dollar. But nobody gives you the first dollar. If you give them the first dollar they can continue to catch dollars and continue to move up,” Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus said Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium.[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Model UN Team Sweeps Conferences, Sets Records

After drafting mock policies and providing real-time responses to countless hypothetical crises thrown in their direction, the Georgetown International Relations Club conferences program, which travels to collegiate Model U.N. conferences across the country, finished the year undefeated, an unprecedented achievement that reflects the growth of the program over the last[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized