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Forbes Honors Young Alumni

Forbes Honors Young Alumni

5 members of the Georgetown University and Georgetown Law communities were named to Forbes’ prestigious “30 Under 30” list for 2014. Derek Khanna (LAW ’15), Lauren Wilson (LAW ’12) and Jonathan Fantini Porter (SFS ’06) were selected to the Law and Policy list while Jonathan Amoona (LAW ’09) and Luke Holden (MSB ‘07) were recognized on the Sports[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Mixed Reaction to Wage Hikes

Amid celebrations surrounding the recent D.C. Council provision for a higher minimum wage, concerns remain surrounding implementation of the new policy as some students fret that a higher minimum wage will limit the availability of full- and part-time jobs off campus. The measure to increase the minimum wage would give[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Paid or Unpaid? GU Interns Weigh In

A nationwide debate about paid and unpaid internships continues amid the flurry of networking events and resume workshops that signal the approach of internship application season, forcing students to take stock of their future employment prospects. Internships held by Georgetown students are abundant. Ninety percent of graduating seniors have reportedly[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Embassy Responds to Bomb Scare

Police responded to a bomb threat at the Swedish Embassy in the Georgetown neighborhood Thursday afternoon. According to WTOP 103.5 FM, a message was left at the embassy switchboard at about 3:30 p.m. claiming there was an explosive device in the house, located at 2900 K St. The Metropolitan Police[Read More…]

by December 20, 2013 0 comments News

Law Professor Tapped to Join Obama Staff

President Obama will appoint Georgetown University Law Center visiting professor John Podesta (LAW ’76) to his administration. As reported in the New York Times, Podesta will soon begin a one year term as counselor to President Obama after helping to lead the president’s transition to the Oval Office in 2008.[Read More…]

by December 11, 2013 0 comments News

NIH Budget Cuts Threaten GU Medical Center Research

Federal budget cuts to the National Institute of Health have already started to take their toll on researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center. With a fiscal year 2013 budget of $32 billion, the NIH, the nation’s leading medical research agency, will face a $600 million budget reduction come January.[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News

NIH Budget Cuts Threaten GU Medical Center Research

Federal budget cuts to the National Institute of Health have already started to take their toll on researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center. With a fiscal year 2013 budget of $32 billion, the NIH, the nation’s leading medical research agency, will face a $600 million budget reduction come January.[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Rice Shares Vision for Asia-Pacific

National Security Advisor Susan Rice discussed the future of the Asia-Pacific and announced in Gaston Hall on Wednesday that President Barack Obama would visit the region in April. Obama’s scheduled trip in October was canceled due to the government shutdown. “Rebalancing toward the Asia-Pacific remains a cornerstone of the Obama[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News

Endowment Keeps Climbing

In line with the national trend, Georgetown’s endowment posted strong growth in fiscal year 2013, driven in part by improved returns on investment and the $100 million donation from Frank McCourt Jr. (CAS ’75). Georgetown’s combined endowment had an 11.8 percent annual return on investments for fiscal year 2013, a[Read More…]

by November 19, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Couric’s Show Films at GU

“Katie,” a talk show hosted by Katie Couric, filmed a segment in Sellinger Lounge on Wednesday for its five-school national challenge to promote communities partnering with nonprofit organizations to meet their holiday goals. Georgetown nominated its partner organization, Life Pieces to Masterpieces, which was founded and is run by John[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News