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Laura Chinchilla, Jackie Kucinich and Alvin Brown are among the five new fellows for the spring 2016 class in the IPPS program.

New IPPS Fellows Bring Varied Perspectives

The Institute of Politics and Public Service announced its spring 2016 class of fellows yesterday — IPPS’ second class of fellows — consisting of five prominent figures from the realms of politics, government and the media. The new fellows include former Mayor of Jacksonville, Fla., Alvin Brown, former President of[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A student activist tapes over the Nike logo on a shoe to protest unethical business practices. A letter sent to University President John J. DeGioia asked the university to sever ties with the athletic apparel company.

Athletes, Advocates Pen Anti-Nike Letter

Athletes and Advocates for Worker’s Rights, a working group composed of athletes from multiple sports teams and student advocates, delivered a letter to University President John J. DeGioia’s office outlining its opposition to Nike’s unethical business practices and urging the university to cut ties with the company yesterday morning. The[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Freedom Hall, part of the Former Jesuit Residence, pictured, joins Remembrance Hall as the newest additions to Georgetown building nomenclature — albeit temporarily. The university dropped the names “Mulledy” and “McSherry,” respectively, Saturday, following demonstrations.

Heeding Demands, University Renames Buildings

University President John J. DeGioia and the board of directors approved the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation’s recommendation to rename Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall on Saturday, one day after student activists began their sit-in outside the Office of the President. The group changed the names of both[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

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by November 13, 2015 4 comments Uncategorized

Demonstrators Address Demands to University

“What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now.” Black student activists led around 250 students, faculty and community members in a demonstration in Red Square last night to express solidarity with college students of color experiencing racism domestically and internationally. The group announced a list of six[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU Earns High Marks in Studies

GU Earns High Marks in Studies

Georgetown received top scores in two separate studies analyzing the expected career earnings of university graduates released by The Economist and Brookings Institute last week. Both rankings measured the difference between students’ expected earnings when matriculating into an institution and their projected median earnings after college. Georgetown placed 16th out of[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Grant Funds Recovery Program

Grant Funds Recovery Program

  Health Education Services received a $10,000 grant from the Stacie Mathewson Foundation to establish the College Recovery Program, Georgetown’s first on-campus program focused on addiction recovery and prevention. The CRP will provide support and resources for students in recovery from alcohol and drug substance abuse, addiction and eating and[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Book Launch Highlights Struggles of Returning Veterans

Philosophy professor Nancy Sherman presented her new book on post-bellum effects on veterans called “Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers,” Wednesday at an event hosted by the Mortara Center for International Studies. The event consisted of a conversation between Sherman and Mortara Center Director Kathleen McNamara, who spoke[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Nonprofit Serves Veterans

Nonprofit Serves Veterans

The Armed Services Arts Partnership, a nonprofit that mounts arts programs for veterans and military families, will begin offering a free veterans’ writing seminar and comedy boot camp at Georgetown this September. Specifically geared toward veterans at Georgetown, the programs will take the form of weekend-long workshops and will be[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Capital Campaign Hits $1.5B Target

The university’s capital campaign, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” has passed its goal of $1.5 billion, nearly a year ahead of schedule. University President John J. DeGioia announced the milestone, which was hit at the end of August, in a university-wide email yesterday. Launched in October 2011,[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top