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DCPS Launches First Study Abroad Program

The District of Columbia Public School Global Education Program recently launched its first-ever study abroad initiative, set to begin in the summer of 2016. Four hundred students and teachers will have the opportunity to spend eight to 19 days in one of 12 countries this June and July, free of[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Scott Dikkers, founding editor and former editor-in-chief of The Onion, spoke to more than 300 students in the ICC Auditorium on Monday.

Onion Founder Talks Satire, Career

Scott Dikkers, founding editor and former editor-in-chief of The Onion, called on students to follow their passions by recounting his experiences founding the satirical publication in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. The Georgetown University Student Association and the Lecture Fund collaborated to bring Dikkers to campus. More than 300[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, run out of the McDonough School of Business, accepted 29 sophomores. The fellowship offers programming to students interested in entrepreneurship.

Fellows Program Welcomes Entrepreneurs

The McDonough School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Fellows Program accepted 29 new fellows from the Class of 2018. This year’s admits include 16 students in the MSB, 11 students in the College and two students in the School of Foreign Service. Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Co-Director Daniela Brancaforte declined to comment on[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Policies Define Expression

The Office of Residential Living and the Division of Student Affairs clarified their policies against hanging banners, flags and clothing outside windows and chalking on buildings in two university-wide emails this month, the former of which prompted concerns over their infringement on the Speech and Expression Policy. In an email[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The “Explainers,” the National Air and Space Museum’s cohort of student volunteers, will soon be supplemented with electronic programming following a recent grant awarded by General Electric Aviation.

GE Partnership Spurs Love of Space

When young children visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and have questions — whether it’s about a planet, an exhibition, or a spaceship — they can ask the “Explainers,” groups of hired high school and college students trained in all things space. Gilda Gallardo (COL ’17) who works[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Startup Weekend Returns to Georgetown

Startup Hoyas and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative will host a “54-hour Startup Weekend” program this weekend in the Hariri Building, which will begin at 6 p.m. tonight and continue through Sunday evening. “Startup Weekend is basically a hackathon for entrepreneurs,” student organizer Barry Goldsmith (COL ’17) said. “The idea of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
More than 60 dishes from local Georgetown establishments will be featured Saturday at the Taste of Georgetown food festival, located under the Whitehurst Freeway.

Annual Food Festival Returns to Georgetown This Weekend

The 22-year-old Taste of Georgetown food festival makes its return to the waterfront this weekend, featuring food from more than 30 local restaurants. The annual festival, hosted by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, will showcase more than 60 dishes from popular eateries such as Baked & Wired, Dog Tag Bakery,[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top