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GEORGETOWN LAW | Cedric Asiavugwa, a Georgetown law student and advocate for social justice issues, died March 10. Asiavugwa served as a residential minister on the second floor of New South.

GU Law Student Cedric Asiavugwa Remembered for Social Justice Efforts

Georgetown law student and a New South residential minister, Cedric Asiavugwa, died in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed all 157 people on board March 10. Asiavugwa, 32, was traveling to Nairobi, Kenya, when flight ET302 crashed near Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Asiavugwa should be remembered for[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Social justice advocate and former Georgetown University professor Fr. Charles Currie, S.J., died Jan. 4. Currie served as special assistant to University President John J. DeGioia in 1989.

Former GU Professor Fr. Charles Currie, SJ, Dies

Fr. Charles Currie, S.J., a former Georgetown University chemistry professor and special assistant to the university president, died Jan. 4 at 88 years old. Currie is remembered not only for his service to Georgetown, but for his fierce commitment to social justice. Currie’s death comes after a recent pulmonary illness,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Andrew Steigman, who worked in the School of Foreign Service for over 20 years as a professor, associate dean and mentor for students hoping to enter the foreign service, died Sept. 7.

SFS Associate Dean and Former Ambassador Andrew Steigman Dies

Andrew Steigman, a professor and associate dean in the School of Foreign Service for over twenty years, died Sept. 7 after a stroke in August. Steigman was born in 1933. Before coming to Georgetown University as a professor in the practice of diplomacy in 1985, Steigman spent 27 years as[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUPD Lt. Charles Rathell, who dedicated his life to public service, died at 43 this week.

Former GUPD Officer Lt. Charles Rathell Dies at 43

Lt. Charles Rathell, who served as an officer in the Georgetown University Police Department for seven years, died earlier this week from complications from an ongoing illness. Rathell, 43, most recently worked as the Support Services Bureau commander, managing administrative tasks such as hiring, training, vehicle fleet maintenance, upkeep of[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J., died Aug. 4 at 93.

Fr. Francis Schemel, SJ, Chaplain to Staff, Dies at 93

Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J., Georgetown University’s chaplain to staff and beloved chocolatier, died Aug. 4 at 93 years old. A memorial service was held at Dahlgren Chapel on Aug. 9. Schemel was buried following the service in the Georgetown Cemetery. Born in Archbald, Pennsylvania in 1925, Schemel first came to[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Marc Chernick, Former Director of Georgetown’s Center for Latin American Studies, Dies at 62

Former Director of Georgetown University’s Center for Latin American Studies professor Marc Chernick passed away at 62 after suffering a heart attack while at a peace meeting in Cali, Colombia, on April 18. Chernick had worked at Georgetown for over 20 years before recently receiving emeritus status. Chernick was buried[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Howard Schaffer, SFS Professor of Diplomacy, Dies at 88

Howard Schaffer, SFS Professor of Diplomacy, Dies at 88

Anne Steen, the executive director of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Graduate Career Center, remembers the hours professor Howard Schaffer would spend in group sessions or in one-on-one meetings to walk students through the U.S. Foreign Service Officer Test, giving them specific advice on how to pass. “Bottom line,[Read More…]

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A Life Lived Where the Wild Things Are

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Justice Scalia (CAS ’57), who died Saturday, was highly involved in Georgetown groups, here pictured, center, with the Who’s Who club.

Antonin Scalia Remembered for Values, Wit

In many ways, he fit the archetype of the contemporary Georgetown student. He originated in New Jersey; he attended a Jesuit high school in New York; and he was rejected from his dream Ivy League university. Multitalented and overly committed to extra curricular activities at the Hilltop — from theater[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Cawley, Prominent Donor, Dies

Charles Cawley (CAS ’62), whose donations to the university led to the construction of the Davis Performing Arts Center in 2005 and the Cawley Career Education Center in 1994, died at the age of 75 at his home in Camden, Maine, Wednesday morning. The cause of death has yet to[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top