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Fire Scare Evacuates Jesuit Residence

Fire Scare Evacuates Jesuit Residence

Jesuits were evacuated from Wolfington Hall around 7:30 a.m. Monday after a mechanical malfunction set off the building’s fire alarm. Five fire trucks arrived at the scene shortly after. Though the D.C. Fire Department quickly determined that there was no fire in the residence, it took until about 8:20 a.m. for them[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Father Bodnar Dies at 91

Father Bodnar Dies at 91

Fr. Edward Bodnar, S.J., a retired classics professor, died Tuesday morning at the age of 91. A graduate of Gonzaga and Princeton Universities, Bodnar was ordained in 1952. He taught in the classics department at Georgetown from 1967 until his retirement in 1991. Bodnar served as a mentor for many[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Bringing GU to the World

Bringing GU to the World

In reflecting upon our time on the Hilltop, there are several words that immediately come to mind. Hoya Saxa, cura personalis, Jesuits and basketball are just a few of the phrases we can all remember seeing on a sign or T-shirt at least once while we’ve been here. While all[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Opinion

O’Brien: The Pursuit of Imperfection

In these cold days of winter, I pleasantly remind myself that spring training is only a month away. I grew up in South Florida, the son of a former minor league baseball player, so March always meant seeing great baseball players at cheap prices. I’m no athlete, and I admit[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Jesuits Access Same Health Care Benefits As Other Faculty

There is no doubt that the Jesuits on campus play a central role in the Georgetown community, but what may be less apparent is the role the university plays in their lives, including their health care. Georgetown does not directly pay health and insurance bills for Jesuits working for the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

King Influenced by Teilhard’s Ideas

Theology Professor Thomas King, S.J., spoke about how the French priest and advocate of world unity Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) influenced his life to about 25 students in Sellinger Lounge on Tuesday. “I think there is something more involved in life,” King said. “That makes me turn to Teilhard.”[Read More…]

by March 22, 2002 0 comments Campus News, News