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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Former GU Hospital Chaplain Barber Admitted to Abusing Minor

Former GU Hospital Chaplain Barber Admitted to Abusing Minor

By Mason Mandell March 15, 2019

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...

@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

By Harrison McBride March 14, 2019

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...

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

By Max Levine December 3, 2018

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...

Disability Studies Minor Approved

By Alfredo Carrillo April 28, 2017

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...

EDITORIAL: Uphold Curricular Diversity

By Editorial Board November 15, 2016

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...

Encourage Applied Study

By The Editorial Board November 13, 2015

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...

Professors Launch Working Class Studies Minor Proposal

By Emily Tu November 13, 2015

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...

Policy Safeguards Visiting Minors

By Katherine Richardson September 12, 2014

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...

Ethnic Studies Minor Proposed

By Suzanne Monyak November 8, 2013

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...

College Announces Bioethics Minor

By Lily Westergaard August 31, 2012

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...

Journalism Minor Now Accepting Applications

By Kelly Church February 7, 2012

Georgetown College's new minor in journalism, which was approved by the Executive Curriculum Committee in January, is now accepting applications for its first crop of students. The minor will require...

College Institutes New Minor in Education

By Mariah Byrne May 13, 2011

Georgetown College recently revealed a new minor in Education, Inquiry and Justice for current College sophomores. Applications for the minor, which is currently being limited to 15 students in the...

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