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MSB Students and Faculty Ring NYSE Closing Bell

Students and faculty of the McDonough School of Business made their voices – and cowbells – heard on Wall Street as they sounded the New York Stock Exchange’s closing bell from the Hilltop on Tuesday. The event, which occurred in the lobby of the Rafik B. Hariri Building, was streamed[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Homecoming Ups Donations

Homecoming may have brought a steady stream of school spirit to the Hilltop this past weekend, but it also brought the university a small flood of alumni funding. “Our really large events like homecoming drive a spike in giving,” Jeff Donahoe of the Office of Advancement said. “[Alumni] are thinking[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hill Testifies On the Hill

Joseph Hill (COL ’11) came to Georgetown to study government, but he never could have anticipated how soon he would be actually influencing national politics. Last Wednesday, Hill testified before the House Committee on the Budget in support of legislation that would extend the Federal Perkins Loan Program an extra[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Professor Proposes Amendment

A Georgetown professor may be responsible for a major change in constitutional law. Professor Randy Barnett, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Law Center, and Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell (R) called for a “Repeal Amendment” to the Constitution in a co-written op-ed published in the Wall[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hybrids to Accelerate GU Toward Green Goals

With its selection as the only testing site in D.C. for Toyota’s first-generation Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles, the university will now offer faculty members a spin in one of the two eco-friendly cars. The vehicles, which use a combination of electric and hybrid technologies, will be on loan to the[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Points to Ghostwriting at Medical Center

At odds with a major pharmaceutical company, professor Adriane Fugh-Berman recently published a report revealing that Wyeth, a subsidiary of Pfizer, paid for ghostwritten articles promoting the use of one of its drugs for conditions not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. According to Fugh-Berman, an associate professor in[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News