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A Few Thanks to the Many We Leave Behind

A Few Thanks to the Many We Leave Behind

It is a good thing that our Georgetown experience is not entirely defined by other students. I mean no offense to the 18- to 22-year-old age demographic, but I certainly can’t imagine a university reigned by students — we change too rapidly. I have lost myself, discovered myself and then[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Speakers of Substance

In between their last classroom lectures and their first workplace or graduate school orientations, the Class of 2013 will sit through one more speech, and it’s likely to be especially pertinent to their Georgetown experiences. Because of the size of the audience gathered and the diverse range of student interests,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Costa Rican President to Deliver Commencement Remarks

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla Miranda (GRD ’89) will be among a number of high profile speakers at Georgetown’s commencement ceremonies next week. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Harvard medical anthropologist Paul Farmer will also speak. Chinchilla, Landrieu and Farmer will address graduates of the Walsh School of Foreign Service,[Read More…]

by May 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Full Circle in Four Years: Back to the Freshman Floor

Saturday’s School of Foreign Service graduation will be the 15th Georgetown commencement ceremony I’ve attended. I worked for two years as an intern at the Georgetown University Protocol Office, and one of my duties was helping at the commencement ceremonies. I’ve seen them all, the undergraduate and the graduate, so[Read More…]

by May 20, 2010 0 comments Opinion