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Q&A: Bruce Hoffman, Outgoing Security Studies Director, Talks IS and Counterterrorism

Q&A: Bruce Hoffman, Outgoing Security Studies Director, Talks IS and Counterterrorism

Since 2010, Bruce Hoffman, the director of the Georgetown University Center for Security Studies, has overseen the program as it has grown to include about 400 students and over 100 faculty. The program is so large, Hoffman says, it is “almost a school in [its] own right.” Hoffman plans to[Read More…]

by November 29, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Colombian Presidential Pre-Candidate Discusses Peace Accords

Protecting victims, policing illegal assets and building strong local institutions are the next steps Colombia should pursue to accomplish the objectives laid out in the Peace Accords, Liberal Party Senator and Presidential Pre-Candidate Juan Manuel Galán (GRD ’03) said at a conference held Friday in McGhee Library. Galán, who is[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Solar Panels to Provide Half of Campus Energy

Georgetown University has partnered with Origis Energy USA to build a solar power system off campus that could provide nearly 50 percent of the campus’s electricity by the 2019-20 academic year. The agreement, announced Monday, aligns with the university’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Origis will install 105,000 solar[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 9 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
University President John J. DeGioia (fourth from center) spoke on a panel for UN Women's third anniversary of launching HeForShe.

Annual HeForShe Report Highlights Georgetown’s Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives

Universities can learn from Georgetown’s initiatives to empower women, such as sexual assault awareness and prevention programs, as well as the Institute for Women, Peace and Security, explained university president John J. DeGioia at a United Nations Women event Wednesday morning. Speaking at the third-year anniversary celebration of UN Women’s[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Associate Director for Undocumented Student Services Arelis Palacios called for Georgetown students to support their peers who lack documentation through off-campus activism.

University Lobbies for Dream Act After DACA Repeal

Georgetown University administrators detailed the university’s efforts to fight for a permanent replacement for the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at an information session held in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room on Monday. The Trump administration announced Tuesday, Sept. 5 it would rescind DACA — an[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Paul Almeida, the new dean of the McDonough School of Business, discussed his early experiences and plans for the school.

Q&A: MSB Dean Almeida Discusses Plans for Innovation

The McDonough School of Business must work to integrate technological advances in global markets with the goal of educating competitive and innovative students, said McDonough School of Business Dean Paul Almeida. With 22 years of experience at Georgetown University, and just over a month in his position, Almeida said he[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Resigned Adviser Criticizes Trump on HIV/AIDS Policy

Alfredo Carrillo is a staff writer for The Hoya President Donald Trump’s administration has not devoted enough attention to issues affecting the LGBTQ community in America, counsel and HIV project director at Lambda Legal and former member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Scott Schoettes said at a keynote[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State and National Security Adviser, addressed democracy promotion in developing countries while signing her most recent book Saturday.

Condoleezza Rice Advocates Democracy Promotion Abroad

Alfredo Carrillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. Democracy can successfully develop in any country over time as long as strong institutions uphold freedom and equality, argued former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during the signing of her latest book Saturday at the National Book Festival hosted in the[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
While cyclist deaths have increased nationwide over the last five years, Washington, D.C., remains an outlier in total number of deaths as a result of traffic accidents involving cyclists. Georgetown seeks to expand its biker-friendly initiatives in coming months.

University, GUSA to Develop Improved Cyclist Resources

The Georgetown University Student Association and university administration are planning a series of new initiatives to make the university’s campus and surrounding areas friendlier to bicycle riders, including distributing free helmets to riders and creating a bicycle lane next to the Georgetown University MedStar Hospital. GUSA has been collaborating with[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, City News, News
Javier Sobrino, Director of Strategic Planning and Innovation at FC Barcelona, gives a presentation at last month's Georgetown sports leadership summit.

FC Barcelona and Georgetown Kick Off Sports Management Collaboration

Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies kicked off its collaboration with Spanish soccer giants FC Barcelona to advance education, leadership and research in the field of sports management. The first event in the partnership, announced last month, was a symposium hosted July 26 at the school’s downtown campus. Soccer Leadership[Read More…]

by August 12, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top