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Longtime Congressman Dingell Mourned by US Leaders

Prominent U.S. political leaders convened Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church to commemorate the life of John Dingell Jr. (CAS ’49, LAW ’52), a former representative of Michigan and the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. At 92 years old, Dingell died at his home in Dearborn, Mich., on[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

In the Face of Death, an Unsure Response

I am the youngest in my family — the youngest of not just my nuclear family, but of my entire extended family in America. That means that as I was the last to be born, I was also the last to reach puberty, get a phone and attend college. I’ve[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

French Professor Dies After Illness

French professor Kathleen Delgado died following a long illness Tuesday morning. She had taught introductory French as a part-time lecturer since 2001. She also taught English as a Foreign Language at Georgetown from 2001 to 2002. “A true Francophile, she shared her love of France and all things French with her[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Shriver Mourners Gather for Wake

Shriver Mourners Gather for Wake

Mourners at Holy Trinity Church remembered the life of R. Sargent Shriver on Friday, who died Tuesday in Maryland at the age of 95. Shriver, a Peace Corps founder and former university commencement speaker with several personal ties to Georgetown, devoted his life to addressing issues of poverty and inequality[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Westboro Church Draws Student Protesters’ Ire

“You Eat Your Kids” and “Thank God For Dead Soldiers” were among the signs held high by four members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Washington Circle Thursday morning, a protest met by about 300 college students. The counterprotesters, including a contingent from Georgetown, were there in opposition to Westboro’s[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Long Time English Professor Dies

Michael Ragussis, a professor in the English department, died at home on Thursday after a long illness, according to an e-mail from University Provost James O’Donnell to the campus community on Friday night. “As a teacher, Michael was known for his rigor and careful attentiveness to the intellectual growth of[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News