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Students Named Valedictorians, Scholars

Students Named Valedictorians, Scholars

Georgetown University seniors were honored with Dean’s Medals, a Yenching Scholarship and Fulbright Awards this spring in recognition of their achievements at the university throughout the semester. Two of the four undergraduate schools have released the names of the individuals who have earned the highest grade point averages in their[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN COLLEGE | Commencement speakers like Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie impart graduates with wisdom that embodies the values they learned at Georgetown.

Carefully Selected, Grad Speakers Reflect Georgetown Values

Each year, the schools of Georgetown University set out to select individuals who embody the values of the institution to deliver the commencement addresses to the graduating class. Though they conclude graduates’ time at Georgetown, these addresses also mark the beginning of their futures as alumni and their entrance into[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
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
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GU-Q School of Foreign Service Graduates 11th Cohort

Sixty-four seniors graduated from the School of Foreign Service in Qatar in front of family, friends, faculty, Qatari officials and international diplomats in the campus’s 11th commencement ceremony May 9. GU-Q held the ceremony at its campus in Education City, Doha, Qatar, where graduates received a Bachelor of Science in[Read More…]

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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | This year's commencement speakers include celebrity chef José Andrés, who will address the

University Announces 10 Commencement Speakers

Ten speakers are set to address students and families at the 2019 Georgetown University commencement ceremonies, including bestselling author Chimamanda Adichie, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama Tina Tchen and celebrity chef José Andrés. The university announced the speakers in a statement May 3. Commencement ceremonies for[Read More…]

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GU272 Referendum Ruled Constitutional

The constitutionality of the GU272 referendum was confirmed by the Georgetown University Student Association constitutional council in a ruling Sunday in response to a suit brought by Rowan Saydlowski (COL ’21) and Chris Castaldi-Moller (SFS ’21). With the referendum deemed constitutional, the GUSA senate voted unanimously at a Sunday meeting[Read More…]

by April 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Stricter Penalties Set for Georgetown Day

Students face new party-hosting regulations and modified definitions of conduct violations ahead of the 19th annual Georgetown Day, at the same time as the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service has seen an above-average number of calls on the holiday in previous years in comparison to typical days. For the first[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA | In 2016, students voted in favor of a referendum that endorsed banning the use of tobacco and smoke products on campus.

University Commits to Smoke-Free Campus by 2020

Georgetown University is set to ban the use of tobacco products on campus in August 2020, more than two years after students voted in a student government referendum to create a smoke-free campus. Smoking and other tobacco use will be prohibited within Georgetown University owned buildings and grounds, according to[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Alliances in international relations will remain necessary to U.S. foreign policy going forward, according to former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

US Military Must Learn From Past Mistakes, Hagel Says

The military can counter domestic social injustices and correct foreign policy mistakes by increasing accountability and responsibility within its leadership, former Secretary of Defense and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) said April 24. Hagel spoke at a fireside chat, an informal conversation sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs[Read More…]

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Corp Collects Unused Student Flex Dollars to Stock Hoya Hub

Students will be able to donate unused Flex dollars to help stock the Hoya Hub food pantry this summer through a program co-hosted by Students of Georgetown, Inc., commonly known as The Corp. Individuals can participate in the Swipe It Forward Flex Donation Drive from April 28 to May 11[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top