Post Tagged with: "study"

POR OTRO LADO: Reflections on Día de los Muertos

POR OTRO LADO: Reflections on Día de los Muertos

While Hoyas on the Hilltop were recovering from Halloween weekend adventures, I travelled to Oaxaca de Juárez, the capital of the state of Oaxaca, to experience Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. We arrived in the city just as the sun began to rise on the morning[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, Lifestyle, The Guide
CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: New Perspectives on the European Union

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: New Perspectives on the European Union

This past week, I journeyed to Brussels, Belgium with my European politics course to study the European Union by touring the various institutions headquartered in Brussels and interviewing key players within the system. Although I already had an understanding of the importance of the European Union from my previous studies,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Follow the Jewish Studies Program Model

This week, Georgetown launched the new Center for Jewish Civilization, a significant expansion to the already existing program, buffered by a $10 million donation dedicated to Holocaust research. The Jewish studies program at Georgetown was founded in 2003 by the late Rabbi Harold S. White, a longtime Jewish chaplain on[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Study Predicts Surge in Protests

In light of this year’s rise in protests on college campuses nationwide, the University of California at Los Angeles’ annual campus survey, “The American Freshman,” found the highest number of students who said they expected to participate in protests in the 50 years since the report’s conception. The survey, a[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Study: DC’s Economy Lags

Universities will play a vital role in developing lagging global opportunity and advanced-level industry in Washington, D.C.’s regional economy, according to a study released in early November. The Global Cities Initiative, a joint five-year project between the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase, published the study Nov. 5. The initiative aims[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Finding Comfort in Study-Abroad Discomforts

It is by no coincidence that the Spanish words for foreigner, extranjero, and strange, extraño, share linguistic roots. The foreign, in the many and various forms it takes, always seems a little weird and uncomfortable at first. The foreigner (as I myself am experiencing) can often be easily picked out[Read More…]

by September 17, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Study Spots

Study Spots

Dolcezza Artisinal Gelato 1560 Wisconsin Ave. NW $$$$ Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato has many of the features of a coffee shop but focuses on something sweeter. Its gelato, with flavors like maple syrup and Madagascar vanilla, are fresh, tasty and well worth their high-end prices. ThoughDolcezza has a location in Georgetown, its Dupont Circle store has the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Soundtrack to Success: Your New Study Playlist

You’re sitting in a study carrel in Lau, seemingly isolated from the world around you. The buzz of the florescent lights almost overpowers the frantic typing of your fellow miserable comrades. Pretty sure that the enticingly aromatic eau de Leo’s stench is still on you from dinner, you can’t remember[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Balancing Culture and Morality

My host father was surprised when I explained where I had gotten the recipe for the French toast I had just made. “Men cook in the United States?” Here in Senegal, men don’t cook. They also don’t clean the house, do the laundry or care for young children. My host[Read More…]

by November 5, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Chemo-Brain Study Kicks Off at Georgetown’s Cancer Center

Georgetown’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announced the launch of a study that examines the effect of chemotherapy on the thoughts and memory of patients on Jan. 31. Researchers will interview and run neurological exams and DNA tests on female breast cancer patients who have been treated with chemotherapy and hormonal[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News