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New Accreditation Standards for MSB

New Accreditation Standards for MSB

After finishing its five-year maintenance report in 2014, the McDonough School of Business will tweak its mission statement and practices to meet new accreditation standards, which emphasize global commerce as a component of business education. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, which accredits MSB every five years, implemented the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments News
Carville Gives Life Advice

Carville Gives Life Advice

James Carville, one of the country’s most recognizable political pundits, advised students about how to approach failure and success Monday afternoon. Carville spoke in the fourth annual Michael Jurist Lecture, dedicated in memory of Michael Jurist (SFS ’07), a former president of the Georgetown University Lecture Fund. Carville’s success as former President Bill Clinton’s[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments News

Relocation for HFSC Stirs Groups

With less than six weeks until construction begins on the Healey Family Student Center, student groups currently housed in the New South space received a memorandum from the Center for Student Programs notifying them of space available in other areas on campus to supplement storage and recreational space. Although the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments News
GWU Students Protest Anti-Gay Priest

GWU Students Protest Anti-Gay Priest

The George Washington University has been in uproar about the role of religion on campus after two seniors launched a campaign to remove a Catholic priest for his anti-gay and anti-abortion views earlier this week. Fr. Greg Shaffer, the head chaplain of the Newman Center, a GWU-affiliated Catholic center, has been criticized[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Admit Rate Hovers at 16%

Admit Rate Hovers at 16%

There was fortunately no April Fools’ prank awaiting 2,413 students who received regular decision letters of acceptance to the Georgetown Class of 2017, a record portion of whom identify as racial minorities. Of the 19,879 students that applied, 16.6 percent were admitted in the combined early and regular decision cycles,[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News

Emergency Management Conference Held at GU

The fourth annual Advancing and Redefining Communities for Emergency Management conference was held at the Georgetown this year, marking the first time the university has played host to the event. The conference, titled “Redefining Communities and Bringing Partners Together,” was organized in collaboration with the Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center[Read More…]

by April 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Health Violations Rampant

Health Violations Rampant

While local gourmet grocery Dean & Deluca attracted media attention when it was forced to close its doors because of a high number of critical health code violations, it is not the only area restaurant to have performed poorly on Department of Health inspections in the past year. Booeymonger, Wingo’s and Los Cuates, all popular[Read More…]

by March 22, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Midnight MUG Closes Temporarily

Midnight MUG closed early Tuesday evening after workers discovered a broken water main. The coffee shop will reopen at an indefinite time Wednesday. Midnight Mug Director Elise Mixon (COL ’15) did not know when the service would resume regular hours. Midnight Mug had been using an espresso machine to supplement its offerings,[Read More…]

by March 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Theologian Examines Objects in Religion

Hamilton College professor of religion S. Brent Plate explained the role of objects and human senses in religion in his talk, “Five and a Half Objects,” Monday evening. The event, sponsored by the theology department, was part of the Robert S. Mason lecture series, established in 2000 by Mason, a[Read More…]

by March 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

MedStar Georgetown Eyed for Proposed KIPP Facility

KIPP D.C., a network of charter schools in the District of Columbia, proposed plans last week for a new high school on the Randall Recreation Center site in Ward 6 that may include a clinic operated byMedStar Georgetown. According to Knowledge Is Power Program D.C. Director of Real Estate Alex Shawe, KIPP andMedStar Georgetown University Hospital[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments City News, News