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GU Politics Hosts Debate Party

The great room of the Healey Family Student Center was packed with around 500 students Monday night for a watch party of the first debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The watch party, hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service,[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

The Lab Integrates with SFS

The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics — a theater performance group that seeks to humanize global politics using the performing arts — is integrating with the School of Foreign Service, four years after its foundation as an independent lab in 2012. In its four years on campus, the Lab[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on the need for increased oversight of the world’s oceans and a panel of international advocates addressed global regulations in the “Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Summit.”

Kerry, Grenier Defend World’s Oceans

Secretary of State John Kerry and actor and environmentalist Adrian Grenier joined youth environmental leaders in Gaston Hall to advocate for increased awareness and regulation of the world’s oceans as part of the “Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Summit”, held in parallel with the third annual “Our Ocean Conference” held[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life sponsored the panel “Faith, Anger and Trust in Campaign 2016,” which focused on the current political climate.

Panelists Discuss Anger in Election

Less than two months before the presidential election, anger continues to brew among the American electorate partially due to the lack of honesty from Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, according to a panel sponsored by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life on Tuesday.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY RIGHT TO LIFE
Activist and author Alveda King, who is the niece of Martin Luther King Jr. discussed the importance of respecting human life and differing anti-abortion advocacy efforts with over 20 students in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday.

Author, Activist Discusses Civil Rights for Unborn

Activist and author Alveda King, who is the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., advocated the importance of respecting all forms of human life in an event entitled “Civil Rights for the Unborn,” held in the Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday. Over 20 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

President Hosts Sixth and Final White House Science Fair

President Barack Obama hosted the sixth and final White House Science Fair of his administration Wednesday, marking the largest fair to date with more than 130 student winners and competitors from across the country. The White House welcomed students from science, technology, engineering and math competitions across the country, as[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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OWN IT 2016: Call Your Girlfriends

New York Magazine columnist Ann Friedman and Tech LadyMafia founder Aminatou Sow, the co-hosts of the “Call Your Girlfriend” podcast, encouraged stronger friendships between females to advance the feminist movement at the OWN IT Summit Saturday. At the panel, which was moderated by history professor and author of “South Side[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Panel moderator Sanford Ungar, left, Debra Tice and former McClatchy Newspapers Bureau Chief Nancy Youssef spoke on journalist Austin Tice’s (SFS ’02) kidnapping in Syria in the ICC on Wednesday.

Panelists Discuss Tice’s Kidnapping, Journalist Safety

Panelists discussed journalist Austin Tice’s (SFS ’02) 2012 kidnapping in Syria, the challenges of reporting in combat zones and the need for swift advocacy on Austin’s behalf as part of the Salim El-Lozi Lecture series in the Intercultural Center on Wednesday. The panelists included Austin Tice’s parents, Marc and Debra[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUMC Researchers Discover Potential Anti-Cancer Drugs

Georgetown University Medical Center researchers introduced a possible anti-cancer therapy in the form of two drugs sourced from the plant hormone strigolactone in a study published Feb. 16. The two drugs have been found to cause DNA breakage and turn off a major DNA repair mechanism in cancer cells, thereby[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top