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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
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Georgetown University hosted the first of a series of feedback sessions to collect student input on how the university should formulate a response to proposed Title IX regulations. Students pushed back against the regulations and offered recommendations to university administrators at the Monday session.

Proposed Title IX Regulations Draw Student Backlash at 1st GU Feedback Session

Students criticized Georgetown University’s current response to sexual assault and the upcoming changes to Title IX regulations that could lessen the university’s legal obligation to combat assault during campus feedback sessions Monday and Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education is holding a 60-day public comment period after its Nov. 16[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KEENAN SAMWAY THE HOYA The Capitol Applied Learning Lab will enable students to receive academic credit for internships and is set to launch fall 2019.

Immersive Internship Program Planned for Fall 2019

A program to allow students to spend a semester living and working downtown while earning academic credit for their work will launch in fall 2019, in an effort to allow students to explore the intersection of their academic and professional interests. The Georgetown University living-learning program, called Capitol Applied Learning[Read More…]

by November 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
EMILY4EDUCATION
Georgetown University education, inquiry and justice professor Emily Gasoi is running to represent Washington, D.C. Ward 1 on the State Board of Education.

Professor Runs for State Board of Education

The race for Washington, D.C. Ward 1 representative for the State Board of Education includes Georgetown University education, inquiry and justice professor Emily Gasoi and alumnus Jason Andrean (MSB ’05). The Nov. 6 election also includes candidate Callie Kozlak, a former public school teacher. The elected candidate will sit on[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
VACATION IDEA
Georgetown University and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts are collaborating on a three-part series for students to attend free performances.

Students Can Attend Free Kennedy Center Performances With New Series

The Georgetown-Kennedy Center Seminar Series, launching in November, will enable Georgetown students to attend three performances at the center free of charge and engage in post-performance discussions centered on an annual theme, the university announced Oct. 17. The seminar series is a joint collaboration between Georgetown College, the Georgetown Humanities[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
UHUSTLE Christy Felix (MSB '20) is set to launch her own social media platformed aimed at aiding student entrepreneurs trying to expand their consumer base.

Student to Launch Social Media Platform

Christy Felix (MSB ’20) is preparing to relaunch UHustle, a social media and marketing platform she designed for students to advertise their entrepreneurial ventures on college campuses. The platform is set to launch in January 2019 after experiencing technical problems due to faster-than-expected growth following its initial launch Oct. 14.[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE Professor Cynthia Wei teaches "Examining Crises Through the Lens of Science," one of the approved science courses introduced in the School of Foreign Service as part of the new core requirement.

SFS Introduces New Core Science Requirement

This fall marks the first semester of the new core science requirement for students in the School of Foreign Service. The Class of 2022 is the first group of students subject to the new core curriculum. Accommodating the addition of a science requirement required a reduction in economics courses, major[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA The LGBTQ Resource Center is sponsoring OUTtober, a month-long program seeking to address emerging issues faced by members of the LGBTQ community through a series of keynote speakers and on-campus events.

OUTober Encourages Renewed Activism

The LGBTQ Resource Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with OUTober, an annual monthlong programming series honoring the LGBTQ community, this month. This year’s theme, “Looking Forward,” aims to build off the current on-campus LGBTQ infrastructure to identify emerging issues for the community through a series of keynote speakers, discussions[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANC2e Matias Burdman (COL ’21) and Anna Landre (SFS ’21) are running for two empty and unopposed seats to represent districts 08 and 04 in the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E. If they win, each will serve a two-year term.

Two Georgetown Sophomores Running for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission

Sana Rahman Matias Burdman (COL ’21) and Anna Landre (SFS ’21) are running unopposed for two seats on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E in the upcoming election Nov. 6. Burdman and Landre, who are expected to win, would serve as representatives for Georgetown University as commissioners for single-member districts 08[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top