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Jewish Life at GU Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Jewish Life at Georgetown celebrated its 50th anniversary March 22 with a special Shabbat that brought together current and former students and faculty to remember the history of the Jewish community at Georgetown University. The event included Shabbat prayer services as well as speeches by students and administrators. Numerous Jewish[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Multicultural Equity and Access Director Charlene Brown-McKenzie (C '95) (left) facilitated a panel of Community Scholars Program alumni at an event honoring the program's 50th anniversary Oct. 5.

Community Scholars Program Celebrates 50 Years

Since the Community Scholars Program was first proposed in 1964, it has grown from a small, faculty-funded program supporting five local students to a large institutional presence serving at least 50 new students from across the United States each year. The program is celebrating 50 years since its official creation[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA Former Georgetown University Senior Vice President of Development Dan Porterfield (COL '83) (left) and Provost's distinguished Professor of History and African-American Studies Marcia Chatelain (right) discussed student involvement in the creation and expansion of the LGBTQ resource center at an event honoring the center's 10th anniversary Oct. 15.

LGBTQ Resource Center Owes Success to Student Activism, University Official Says

Student activists brought about the establishment of the LGBTQ Resource Center and their energy helped sustain the center, Dan Porterfield (COL ’83), Georgetown University’s former senior vice president of development, said Monday at a discussion in honor of the 10th anniversary of Georgetown’s LGBTQ Center. The event, cohosted by the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Celebrating the Kennedy Center’s Centennial

Celebrating the Kennedy Center’s Centennial

As part of a yearlong celebration commemorating former President John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosted a cross-cultural open house on Saturday, May 27. The 10-hour event featured over 30 performances, highlighting a diverse selection of artistic forms, from ballet to skateboard performance art,[Read More…]

by June 6, 2017 0 comments The Guide
Movies Turning 10

Movies Turning 10

“Juno” Directed by Jason Reitman | Starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera Witty, moving and unapologetic, the premiere of “Juno” at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival was met with a standing ovation. From there, “Juno” received its fair share of praise, winning an Oscar for Diablo Cody’s original screenplay[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 1 comment Summer Highlights, The Guide
Megan Schmidt

Bringing Our Attention Back to 9/11

For students and faculty members alike, every day of September seems to get harder as school gains momentum and the first real assignments are doled out. But for me, no day is harder than Sept. 11. Having grown up in southwestern Connecticut, I knew many of those loved and lost[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GERMS Thrives 30 Years Later

Beginning when Survival Technological Company donated a single golf cart to the Department of Emergency Medicine to use as an EMS vehicle, Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service has grown exponentially. With over 100 active members, two ambulances and a mass-casualty response unit, GERMS operates 24/7 essentially all year, giving Georgetown[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion
After 25 Years, Women’s and Gender Studies Looks Forward

After 25 Years, Women’s and Gender Studies Looks Forward

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last Saturday, is looking to expand its size and scope in the coming years. The celebration included a reception and a panel, titled “Building Feminist Futures,” which featured six of the field’s most prominent scholars from multiple academic institutions.[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Old School: Medieval Club Celebrates Historical Era

Founded in the 1970s by students interested in medieval history and culture, the Medieval Club provides an extracurricular outlet not just for Medieval Studies students, but for all students with a penchant for history. “It’s a gathering of people who are interested in medieval-type things, even if it’s not purely academic,” President Sorina Radu (SFS ’12)[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

9/11 Anniversary Brings Heightened Security

As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, communities in the nation’s capital and largest metropolis are working to reinforce the cities’ defenses against the increased threat of further terrorist attacks. The Department of Homeland Security confirmed on Thursday evening that it has received credible threats against Washington, D.C., and New York[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments City News, News