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The university has convened a working group to examine a potential main campus smoking ban, which is already in place on the medical campus.

Smoking Ban Efforts Coalesce

Students have created a petition to make the main campus of the university tobacco smoke free, coinciding with the convening of a nonsmoking campus working group March 25 regarding the university’s smoking policy. After the working group’s formation in February, spurred by Assistant Vice President for Benefits and Chief Benefits[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

When Colleges Play Parent

Independence is a critical aspect of college education, and universities should be cautioned against stunting that development by playing the role of parents. A frequent if unintended consequence for students resisting this type of paternalism, however, is that they can find themselves defending the right to activities that may be[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Colleges Consider Smoking Bans

While a number of universities across the nation are considering limiting smoking on campus, administrators at Georgetown are not planning any changes to current policy. The Georgetown University Medical Center became smoke-free as of January 2011. Health Education Services Director Carol Day said that campus officials have discussed the possibility[Read More…]

by February 27, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized