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Hilltop Grads Flock to Hill

For Lori Rowley (SFS ’83), who worked as a congressional intern during her university years, the move to working as a Capitol Hill staffer after graduation was a logical one. “The Congressman and his staff already knew me and my work product as their intern. The transition was pretty easy,”[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

New Law Might Ease Student Debt

Students struggling under heavy student loan debt may be able to apply for loan forgiveness within 10 years of graduation, thanks to a new piece of legislation drafted by Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-Mich., LAW ’87). The Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012, which was proposed March 8, would create a[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments News

University Signs Sustainability Pledge

President John J. DeGioia and other D.C. area university presidents signed on to Mayor Vincent Gray’s College and University Sustainability Pledge Wednesday. The pledge, a voluntary public agreement between the D.C. government and its institutions of higher education to support a more socially, economically and environmentally sustainable District, was publicly[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Panel Analyzes Rights in China

Panelists, including Chinese pro-democracy dissident Wei Jingsheng, discussed the country’s human rights record and the implications of the university’s relationship with Chinese governmental organizations Wednesday night. The panel, which took place in McShain Lounge, was cosponsored by the International Relations Club, the Lecture Fund and the Georgetown University Students Association.[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments News

UNICEF Leader Stresses Activism

Students and professionals gathered Friday at the university’s ninth annual International Development Conference, an event organized by student group UNICEF-Georgetown. The conference focused on development of universal education for children worldwide. The keynote speaker for the conference, United Nations Children’s Fund Chief of Staff Cynthia McCaffrey, said that raising awareness[Read More…]

by November 7, 2011 0 comments News