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Worker Sustains Injuries After Falling Down Yates Shaft

A male university employee sustained serious injuries after he fell 15 feet into a ventilation shaft on top of Yates Field House while performing maintenance on Kehoe Field. According to Rob Mathis, a spokesman for the university, the employee was transported to Washington Hospital Center after D.C. Fire and Emergency[Read More…]

by June 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News

University Names Public Health Leader as NHS Dean

Martin Iguchi, a researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been tapped to be the new dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, University President John J. DeGioia announced in an email Tuesday. Iguchi served as chair of the department of Community Health Sciences in the[Read More…]

by June 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Wikipedia Founder Decries Hostility Online

Wikipedia Founder Decries Hostility Online

Discussing online civility and digital discourse, the creators of Wikipedia and CiviliNation emphasized the importance of a healthy online culture that will discourage harassment Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and Andrea Weckerle, founder of CiviliNation, drew a crowd of about 200 students, faculty and others[Read More…]

by June 13, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Campus Mourns Death of Fr. Madden

Members of the campus community paid their respects in a funeral liturgy June 4 for Fr. Lawrence Madden, S.J., a professor of theology and former pastor of Holy Trinity parish who died May 29. Madden was found dead in his room in Wolfington Hall at the age of 78. “He[Read More…]

by June 10, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Head of UMSF Assets Named New Investment Chief

Michael Barry will take over as Georgetown’s next chief investment officer, University President John J. DeGioia announced in an email Tuesday afternoon. “I am thrilled to join Georgetown University and honored to serve this community,” Barry said in a press release. “In joining the investment team, I look forward to[Read More…]

by May 31, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized
Alumnus Missing in Libya

Alumnus Missing in Libya

When Sharon VanDyke’s son Matthew called to say he was booking a flight to Libya, she was out buying batteries. Though the decision to head to a country mired in civil war may have prompted most mothers to give it a second thought, Sharon knew her son. But now with[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments City News, News

University Administration Appoints New Staff

Vice President for Public Affairs Erik Smulson (COL ’89) will take over as the vice president for public affairs and senior adviser to the president this month, taking over the job after Julie Bataille left this spring to work for the Obama administration. Smulson, who served as the chief of[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Costa Rican President to Deliver Commencement Remarks

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla Miranda (GRD ’89) will be among a number of high profile speakers at Georgetown’s commencement ceremonies next week. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Harvard medical anthropologist Paul Farmer will also speak. Chinchilla, Landrieu and Farmer will address graduates of the Walsh School of Foreign Service,[Read More…]

by May 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News