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U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security Jeh Johnson delivered the keynote address at the 12th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference at Georgetown University Law Center’s Hart Auditorium on Oct. 29.

Conference Explores Immigration Crisis

U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security Jeh Johnson called for a bipartisan response to the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States in his keynote address at the 12th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference. The Georgetown University Law Center, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network and the Migration Policy[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments City News, News - Top
GUMC Debuts $10M Classroom Renovation

GUMC Debuts $10M Classroom Renovation

The new W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater at the Georgetown University Medical Center, a space that will host courses with more hands-on, clinical curricula, officially opened Oct. 23. The School of Medicine will share the space with the hospital’s training program, and a set schedule for class use is[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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WMATA’s Amplify website allows riders to communicate their concerns.

WMATA Introduces Online Forum for Users

The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority launched Amplify, a website aiming to give riders a greater voice in local public transit, Oct. 15. Amplify will offer multiple channels through which riders can communicate with both WMATA and other riders, including online polls, surveys and discussion forums. Interested users can create[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
JOHN CURRAN FOR THE HOYA
The Duke Ellington School for the Arts will receive $9.8 million to complete renovations.

$47M Funds Citywide Projects

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a $47 million funding plan to aid city education, infrastructure, small businesses and parks across all eight wards of Washington, D.C., on Oct. 9. The funding comes from the $25 million that the District gained in accepting a corporate sponsorship from the Potomac Electric Power Company[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The D.C. Council has unanimously approved a first reading of a bill to reform the criminal justice system for juvenile offenders.

Council Bill Targets DC Violent Crime

The Council of the District of Columbia is currently considering the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which would attempt to reduce violent crime by approaching it as an issue of public health, instead of increasing police presence. The bill was initially introduced at the first council meeting of the 2015-16[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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With policy revamped this summer, GUPD has directed SafeRides to respond to all requests made by students and faculty.

SafeRides to Accept All Requests

Amid increasing concerns and complaints from the community regarding the SafeRides program, the Georgetown University Police Department updated its LiveSafe app over the summer and changed its policies for the program to mandate drivers to accept all requests made by students and faculty. To improve user experience, GUPD further integrated[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top