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Lynn Discusses Secularism, Role of Church and State

Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State Rev. Barry Lynn, Esq. (LAW ’78) discussed the role of religion in government at an event hosted by the Secular Students Alliance on Thursday night at White-Gravenor Hall. In the past few decades, Lynn has advocated for the separation[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A panel discussed the legacy of former SFS Dean Carol Lancaster in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday.

Panel Reflects on Lancaster’s Legacy

Four panelists discussed the legacy of former School of Foreign Service dean Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64) Monday afternoon in the Copley Formal Lounge. Melanne Verveer, executive director of Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, led the discussion with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall, Distinguished Professor in the Practice[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

OWN IT Summit: Impact Panel

In the final event of Saturday’s OWN It Summit, a panel of women in technology, non-profit and service work discussed impactful action and how to measure its success. Head of Global External Affairs for Airbnb Courtney O’Donnell moderated the discussion, which featured United States Chief Technology Officer and former Vice[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
$150 Million in Special Collections Displayed at Lau

$150 Million in Special Collections Displayed at Lau

The Booth Family Center for Special Collections on the fifth floor of Lauinger Library reopened Wednesday after nearly a year of renovations, which transformed part of the floor into a 9,200-square foot exhibition room with $150 million worth of books, manuscripts and art pieces. According to Director of the Center[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Security patch updates to Microsoft Windows software have created connectivity problems for hundreds of PC users on campus.

Security Upgrades Disconnect SaxaNet

An incompatibility between a newly installed security patch and SaxaNet’s existing security structure has led to difficulties with connecting to SaxaNet for hundreds of students; as more students update their Microsoft software, the problem may expand to affect a larger percentage of the student population. The incompatibility problem affected Windows[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Navigating the HB1 Visa Cap

Navigating the HB1 Visa Cap

‘I know this is a bit far away, but …” My heart sank as I saw the all-too-familiar question coming, “What’s your plan after graduation, going back to China or staying in America?” To leave or to stay, this classical question for newcomers never fails to engender my American peers’[Read More…]

by January 15, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Plans for the new buildings and add-ons are fluid and will be open to student input.

Construction of New Buildings Proposed for 2017 Campus Plan

The Office of Planning and Facilities Management announced a long-term plan to construct two new buildings and two add-ons to campus as a part of the university’s 2017 Campus Plan. The buildings will be located on Regents lawn, Harbin patio and on top of the Leavey Center. The add-ons on[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Economics professor Billy Jack (right) and public policy professor James Habyarimana received a $3 million grant from USAID for a project to improve road safety in East Africa.

Profs Receive USAID Grant

The United States Agency for International Development awarded the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation, known as gui2de, a $3 million grant to expand a road safety intervention project in East Africa. The USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures offered the grants to support Stage 3 of the Zusha study[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
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The renovation of the Old Jesuit Residence will yield a dorm dedicated as a Living Learning Community for the “spirit of Georgetown.”

To Live in JesRes, Embody ‘Georgetown Spirit’

The entire dorm replacing the old Jesuit residence in Ryan and Mulledy Halls will be a Living Learning Community dedicated to the “spirit of Georgetown,” requiring applications from all 148 residents. Set to open in fall 2015, the LLC, which has been named the Spirit of Georgetown Residential Academy, will[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Hilltoss in the Healey Family Student Center is The Corp’s first new storefront since Hoya Snaxa in 2003 and its first restaurant.

Corp Opens First Store in 11 Years

After two years of planning, The Hilltoss, The Corp’s new salad and smoothie storefront and its first new storefront in 11 years, will open in the Healey Family Student Center today. The Corp’s last new store was Hoya Snaxa, with the opening of the Southwest Quad in 2003. The new[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top