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FILE PHOTO: NATALIE ISÉ | THE HOYA Located in the Intercultural Center, the Womens and Gender Studies program only has two full-time professors. None of the 12 faculty members are tenure-lined.

Academic Programs Lack Resources, Create Instability

By Simon Goldsmith October 11, 2019

Students often depend on the mentorship and guidance of a close faculty adviser as they explore complex topics for their senior thesis. For some students, this long and stressful year of research and writing...

COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS | Before coming to Georgetown, Tauheed Rahim II, also known as rapper Marco Pavé served as a Memphis Music Initiative Teaching Fellow, bringing hip-hop music, culture and activism to middle and high school students.

Marco Pavé Announced as GU’s First Hip-Hop Artist-in-Residence

By Caroline Hecht October 4, 2019

Tauheed Rahim II, also known as rapper Marco Pavé, was named as Georgetown’s first hip-hop artist-in-residence this fall, working directly with students through the department of performing arts and...

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
Five undergraduate students have declared majors in African American studies, a program that launched this fall alongside an African American studies department as part of multiple commitments made to address racial injustice at Georgetown.

African American Studies Major Interest Examined

By Alfredo Carrillo December 2, 2016

Five undergraduates have declared an African American studies major in the program’s first semester, according to African American studies Program Director Robert J. Patterson. The students are...

Chatelain Recognized for Passion, Innovation

By Lucy Pash May 15, 2016

Within her first four years at Georgetown, history professor Marcia Chatelain – the recipient of this year’s College Academic Council Honors Teaching Award – has established herself as a passionate,...

CATHERINE KENNEALLY/THE HOYA
President DeGioia addressed racial injustice and announced four new commitments on Georgetown’s engagement with race in a speech to the Georgetown community on Feb. 4.

DeGioia Addresses Racial Injustice

By Molly Cooke February 9, 2016

University President John J. DeGioia announced four new commitments to address Georgetown’s engagement with race, including the expansion of African American studies to include a major, during his...

DeGioia Announces African American Studies Department

By Syed Humza Moinuddin February 5, 2016

University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan for four new commitments designed to address racial injustice and progress for racial equality both on campus and nationally in an address to the community...

A Major Necessity

By The Editorial Board September 29, 2015

Thanks to the efforts of the African American Studies Program and the Provost’s Committee for Diversity, Georgetown students may have the option to major in African American studies in the near future....

Petition Advances Major

By Patricja Okuniewska September 29, 2015

The African American Studies Program and the Provost’s Committee on Diversity created a petition to establish an African American studies major last Wednesday, five years after the idea was first discussed. The...

GU Talks Greater Campus Diversity

By Lauren Weber and Elizabeth Rowe April 16, 2010

Potential measures addressing issues of diversity at Georgetown took center stage at open forum events this week, with a second town hall for the Diversity Initiative's academic working group on Wednesdsay...

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