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ILLUSTRATIONS BY SAM NELSON/THE HOYA

Year in Review

Student Projects Awarded GU Sustainability Grants

Student Projects Awarded GU Sustainability Grants

Eleven projects, including at least two Georgetown student-led initiatives, will receive a total of $300,000 in university grants to aid their work addressing local and global sustainability problems for the upcoming school year. The grants, which are funded by donations, were awarded to the projects in the Georgetown community in[Read More…]

by May 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDRA BROWN/THE HOYA | Mickey Lee (COL '05), an admissions interviewer, drafted a petition urging Georgetown to rescind the degrees and admission of students implicated in the admissions bribery investigation. The University of Southern California revoked the admission of six students March 14.

Petition Urges GU to Rescind Degrees of Students Involved in Admissions Bribes

An online petition calling for Georgetown University to revoke the degrees and admission of all current and former students involved in the college admissions bribery scheme has gained 16,691 signatures as of press time. Georgetown alumnus and admissions interviewer Mickey Lee (COL ’05) tweeted the petition March 13. The petition[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SHAMBAUGH/ THE HOYA

Serial Abuser Bradley Spent Year in Campus Ministry

In between two periods of abusing minors as an administrator and a teacher at Gonzaga College High School in the 1960s and 1970s, former Jesuit priest H. Cornell Bradley worked as a campus minister at Georgetown University. Neither the university nor the Maryland Province of the Jesuit order, which has[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14
Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Before embarking on his path toward ordination as a Jesuit priest, Fr. Neil Carr, S.J., began his Jesuit education with a year at Georgetown University. Carr enrolled at Georgetown in 1937 and left the following year to enter the Jesuit seminary in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., according to later articles published in[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, The Georgetown 14
Rochelle Vayntrub/The Hoya | Georgetown University students and faculty react to the U.S. Department of Justice report which revealed that Gordon Ernst, a former tennis coach at Georgetown, accepted bribes from parents in return for guaranteeing their children admission into the university.

Students, Professors Criticize Role of Wealth in Admissions

In the wake of the U.S. Department of Justice’s report that revealed a former Georgetown tennis coach accepted bribes from parents to guarantee their children admission, university students and professors speak out against inequality perpetuated within the college admissions process. The college admissions bribery scheme highlights how socio-economic status plays[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE |

Medical School Launches Campaign to Reduce Bias

A campaign aimed to educate and spread awareness about microaggressions in the medical field launched at the Georgetown University School of Medicine this week. The campaign will include 17 educational posters on microaggressions: brief, often-used phrases that are degrading either intentionally or unintentionally. The posters will be placed around the[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s administration must reinforce weakening relationships with European and Asian countries at an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday.

In Keynote Address, Hillary Clinton Urges Rebuilding of Strained Global Alliances

The United States must engage more with the global community to rebuild weakening alliances with regions such as Europe and Asia, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. Throughout her speech, Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s administration’s decision to backtrack on[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Investment Eases Housing Inaffordability, DC Mayor Says

Investment Eases Housing Inaffordability, DC Mayor Says

Investments in housing can address Washington, D.C.’s affordability issues as the city’s population booms, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said at a Jan. 22 panel of mayors in Lohrfink Auditorium. The third annual “Georgetown Mayors Forum” featured Bowser; Mayor Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio; and Mayor Elizabeth Kautz of Burnsville,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
USA SCIENCE ENGINEERING FESTIVAL | The implementation of Title IX regulations opened careers in STEM fields for women, according to NASA astronaut Mary Cleave.

Title IX Allowed Women to Pursue Careers in STEM, NASA Astronaut Says

Title IX regulations enabled women to successfully pursue careers traditionally reserved for men at institutions like NASA, astronaut Mary Cleave said at an event Friday. The Georgetown University Astronomical Society and the science, technology and international affairs program hosted the event as part of the Heyden Distinguished Lecture Series, named[Read More…]

by January 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top