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Mental Health Project Celebrates 10 Years

The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning, a curricular project that integrates reflective dialogue on health and wellness into academic courses, celebrated its 10th anniversary this October. The project, which is run by the Center for New Designs in Leadership and Scholarship, was created by an initial gift of[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Chuck Hagel, pictured at his February 2013 confirmation hearings, left his professorial post at Georgetown to serve as secretary of defense from 2013 to 2015.

Q&A: Post-Pentagon, Hagel Returns

Former Secretary of Defense and Georgetown professor Chuck Hagel returned to Georgetown this semester to assume the position of distinguished executive-in-residence. In his role, Hagel will engage with students in guest lectures and provide support and expertise to administrators and faculty in all four schools. Prior to his appointment as[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GU College Democrats hosted a rally on Red Square Tuesday in support of reproductive health services nonprofit Planned Parenthood.

Dems Defend Planned Parenthood

In the lead-up to Congress’ vote to defund the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Georgetown College Democrats organized a rally advocating for the organization in Red Square on Tuesday, which was met with counterprotestors in support of defunding the nonprofit. The rally coincided with National Pink Out Day, in[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will return to Georgetown this academic year as an executive in residence. Hagel previously taught in the School of Foreign Service from 2009 to 2013.

Hagel Returns to University

Former Secretary of Defense and School of Foreign Service professor Chuck Hagel will return to Georgetown as a distinguished executive-in-residence this academic year. In his new position, Hagel will provide support and expertise to all four schools of the university and give guest lectures. In a statement on the university[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Survey Charts Jesuit Values

Students in the College and the School of Foreign Service recently received an email invitation to complete the first 2015 Hoya Values Survey, which seeks to compare and analyze the values and beliefs of students on both the D.C. and SFS-Qatar campuses. The results of the survey will be used[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Sommers Event Sparks Dialogue, Protest

Sommers Event Sparks Dialogue, Protest

A talk by author and former philosophy professor Christina Hoff Sommers, who discussed her views on feminism, sparked student protest and dialogue throughout campus. Sommers spoke Thursday night, giving a talk titled “What’s Right (and Badly Wrong) with Feminism” at the invitation of the Georgetown University College Republicans. Members of[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 8 comments Campus News, News - Top
Former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, who currently serves as an SFS distinguished fellow-in-residence, reflected on his tenure at USAID and his goals for his Georgetown tenure in an exclusive interview.

Q&A: Shah Talks USAID Tenure, SFS Position

Rajiv Shah served as the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development from January 2010 to February 2015. After leaving the organization, he joined the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service on March 1, where he currently serves as a distinguished fellow-in-residence, working primarily with the[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Committee Launches Website to Address Hazing on Campus

The Hazing Prevention and Education Committee recently launched a website entitled “Stop Hazing” to provide educational resources on hazing incidents to the community and a reporting system for students to share information on hazing-related incidents on campus. In a campus-wide email sent last week, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The voter-approved Initiative 71, providing for the legal use of marijuana in the District of Columbia, took effect Thursday at midnight.

Midnight in DC: Cannabis Legalized

Despite displeasure from members of Congress, marijuana legalization took effect in Washington, D.C., at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. The sale of marijuana remains illegal. Having passed with 69 percent of the vote in November’s election, the measure faced a 30-day congressional review period, beginning Jan. 13. Its expiration at midnight paved[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Alden Fletcher (SFS ’17), left, and Grady Willard (SFS ’18) are new to the commission; third commissioner Pavan Rajgopal (SFS ’14) has graduated.

Unconventional Trio Serves as Watchdog

As the five tickets campaign for the Georgetown University Student Association executive position, hundreds of fliers and social media blasts will go up, seemingly countless meet-and-greets will be held and thousands of doors will be knocked on. Three election commissioners — Pavan Rajgopal (SFS ’14), Alden Fletcher (SFS ’17) and[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top