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Hillary Rodham Clinton presents the awards in Riggs Library.

GIWPS Presents Annual Awards

The 2015 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security were presented by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the founding chair of the Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace and Security, in Riggs Library on April 22. The second annual awards were presented to former United[Read More…]

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

Electrical Storm Causes Power, Internet Outages

A lighting storm left university buildings without power and students without Wi-Fi connectivity throughout much of campus Monday night. According to Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management Robin Morey, power outages and Wi-Fi failure occurred in the Rafik B. Hariri Business School Building, Darnall Hall, sections of Leavey Center[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Campus News

The Hoya Announces Leadership

The Hoya has transitioned to a new editorial and publishing staff for fall 2015. The new staff, who began their terms April 20, produced their first print issue today. Former Campus News Editor Katherine Richardson (COL ’17) begins a semesterlong term as executive editor, taking over from Carolyn Maguire (COL[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Campus News
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Student activists discussed their experiences on Georgetown’s campus in a Pass the Torch event Monday.

Student Activists Share Georgetown Experiences

A panel of student activists reflected on their personal stories, inspirations and visions for the future of student activism in the Healey Family Student Center Monday evening. The event, titled Pass the Torch: A Celebration of Student Activism, was the second part of the three-part Ignite the Dream: Race and[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Residential Survey Calls for Changes

Students voiced a need for improved air conditioning and heating in dorms, better responses to facilities requests and updated Wi-Fi infrastructure in a recent Georgetown University Student Association residential living survey. The survey, which was conducted from mid-February to mid-March, received 1,238 responses, or 23 percent of students living in[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ERICK CASTRO FOR THE HOYA
Six speakers, including two former senators and a current congressman, spoke about nuclear security in the ICC auditorium.

Panel Discusses Nuclear Security

Prominent nuclear security experts spoke Monday night in the Intercultural Center auditorium on the importance of tackling emerging and evolving nuclear security threats facing the United States and its global allies in the 21st century. The speakers included former United Kingdom defense minister and Vice Chairman of the Nuclear Threat[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Bill Focuses On Campus Assault

A bipartisan coalition of 12 U.S. senators led by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) introduced legislation Feb. 26 to reform the way colleges and universities nationwide handle sexual violence on campus, emphasizing the protection and rights of both survivors and students accused of sexual assault. The proposed bill, titled the Campus[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Provost Supports Research

The Office of the Provost announced on Feb. 18 a pilot program that serves to allocate funds to undergraduate students of all four Georgetown schools with the purpose of expanding research efforts through conference presentations, publications or performances. The Provost Undergraduate Research Presentation Awards will provide up to $500 to[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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GUSA Presidential Hopefuls Clash in Heated Debate

The five presidential candidates in the Georgetown University Student Association executive race participated in a heated debate Monday evening in the Healey Family Student Center. The debate featured presidential candidates Chris Wadibia (COL ’16), Abbey McNaughton (COL ’16), Tim Rosenberger (COL ’16), Sara Margolis (COL ’16) and Joe Luther (COL[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 16 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Administrators Discuss Master Planning at Hoya Roundtable

Students and administrators met Feb. 4 in the Healey Family Student Center’s great room to discuss campus master planning and the ramifications of construction on student life as part of the Hoya Roundtable series. Hoya Roundtable was established in January 2012 by Chief Operating Officer Christopher Augostini to garner student[Read More…]

by February 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News