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Former GU Hospital Chaplain Barber Admitted to Abusing Minor

Former GU Hospital Chaplain Barber Admitted to Abusing Minor

Fr. Michael Barber, S.J., who was removed from the ministry in 1994, served as a chaplain at the Georgetown University Hospital from 1976 to 1978 in the department of pastoral care, where he assisted patients and staff in their religious life. But in 1994, Barber, now 76, admitted to sexual[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14
@MARY CHEH/TWITTER | A bill that would enable minors to receive vaccinations without parental consent was introduced by Washington, D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) on March 5.

DC Bill Would Allow Minors to Receive Vaccines Without Parental Consent

Washington, D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) introduced a bill in the D.C. Council to allow minors to get vaccinated without parental approval March 5. The proposed legislation, entitled the “Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2019,” would allow any minor who understands the need for and the nature[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
RYAN BAE/THE HOYA The School of Foreign Service Faculty Council’s Nov. 30 vote in favor of allowing SFS undergraduates to pursue minors in the Georgetown College is pending approval, but anticipated to pass, according to SFS Dean Daniel Byman.

SFS Faculty Vote to Allow Students to Pursue College Minors

The School of Foreign Service announced its undergraduates will be able to minor in disciplines within Georgetown College as part of an interschool collaborative effort Dec. 6. The announcement comes after the SFS Faculty Council voted in favor of the policy Nov. 30. The council’s vote awaits approval by the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Disability Studies Minor Approved

After about three years of advocacy by the Disability Studies Minor Working Group, Georgetown is set to offer a new minor on disability studies this fall after it was approved by the Georgetown College Executive Council on Monday. With the introduction of the minor, the university is set to join[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Uphold Curricular Diversity

As an academic institution, our community benefits from opportunities to learn from a wide range of academic disciplines. The Georgetown University Student Association is currently circulating a petition calling for the university to launch a disability studies minor. The minor would consist of foundational courses, electives and a capstone, similar[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Encourage Applied Study

In a rapidly urbanizing world, the establishment of an urban studies minor at Georgetown is imperative. Fortunately, sociology professor Brian McCabe and English professor Sherry Linkon are collaborating to issue an official proposal for this minor in the College. This interdisciplinary minor would equip students with the skills necessary to[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Professors Launch Working Class Studies Minor Proposal

Several faculty members are collaborating with the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor to develop an undergraduate Labor and Working-Class Studies, which they aim to begin offering in fall 2016. English professor Sherry Linkon, sociology professor Brian McCabe and John Russo, a visiting researcher at KILWP, are leading[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Policy Safeguards Visiting Minors

The university announced a new Protection of Minors Policy this week, stating that the policy will ensure the safety of non-student minors on campus who participate in Georgetown programs or activities. The policy states that any minor who is 16 or 17 years old may sleep overnight in university housing,[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Ethnic Studies Minor Proposed

A proposed minor in diversity, culture and ethnic studies went before the College Academic Council at the end of October. Although students have previously discussed the option informally, the minor is now supported by the Cura Personalis Initiative, the student-run effort to address diversity issues that presented the preliminary proposal[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

College Announces Bioethics Minor

Georgetown’s department of philosophy debuted a new minor in philosophy and bioethics this fall. The Class of 2014 will be the first class allowed to pursue the minor, which requires six classes — “Ethical Theory,” two general education philosophy courses, a philosophy of science class and two other classes that explore bioethical issues. Students[Read More…]

by August 31, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News