Articles by:

Kerry, Bush, Clinton Examine Future of Afghan Women

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State John Kerry and former first lady Laura Bush convened in Gaston Hall to discuss Afghan women Friday. The event, “Advancing Afghan Women: Promoting Peace and Progress in Afghanistan,” was co-sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, the U.S.-Afghan[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Grad Students Suffer Pay Delays

Grad Students Suffer Pay Delays

Graduate students employed by the university have spoken out in an effort to pressure the administration into fixing systemic problems with timely payment. According to Sheila McMullan, associate dean for administration and finance, students first began to voice concern over pay delays for stipened work after the transition to a[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Students to Join HFSC Committee

While construction on the Healey Family Student Center continues, the Center for Student Engagement is establishing a planning and advisory committee to facilitate student input. The committee will consist of appointed administrators as well as students who will represent both individual organizations and the student body as a whole. “It’s[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Clear and Convincing Sets a New Standard

More than one year ago, the student body overwhelmingly voted in support of raising the evidentiary standard for Student Code of Conduct violations from “more likely than not” to “clear and convincing.” Since Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson implemented this policy in February, student leaders say they have[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

New LLC Blurs Lines Between Home, Class

When Dani Bembry (COL ’15) returns to her dorm in Kennedy Hall, sometimes class is just getting started. Bembry is one of 11 students in “College, Culture and Conflict,” a new seminar that houses students together in the Hill River City Living and Learning Community. “It seemed like a different[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Fossil Free Gathers Steam

GU Fossil Free — a student campaign asking Georgetown to divest from investments in fossil fuel companies — has gathered 1,400 signatures on a petition to hold a student-wide referendum on the issue later this fall. The group launched its divestment campaign last January by presenting a proposal to University[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Libraries Add Student Council

Rather than complaining about Lauinger Library’s architecture, students will now be able to give more constructive feedback through the Student Library Council, an initiative started by library staff this year. The council is open to undergraduate and graduate representatives from the four undergraduate schools, the Graduate School of Arts and[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Bias Reporting System Targets Facebook Incidents

After five reports concerning online harassment were filed last spring, the Bias Related Incident Reporting System is adjusting to respond more effectively to incidents on outlets such as the “Georgetown Confessions” Facebook page. The initiative is the result of a partnership between the the Bias Reporting system and University Information[Read More…]

by September 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Religious Clubs Join Board

Campus Ministry is working to create a student-led advisory board for its 12 student religious organizations. The proposed Campus Ministry Student Forum is the result of conversations last spring between Managing Director of Campus Ministry Andrew Johnson, Interreligious Coordinator Lisa Pannucci, former Georgetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

New Club Tackles Development

Many Georgetown graduates go on to volunteer for the Peace Corps or do other development work. Now, the Georgetown Development Initiative will help interested students get a head start on international development as undergraduates. The club’s founders thought that Georgetown lacked a club that dealt specifically with development issues on[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News