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Basic ATF Plans Approved by U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts approved preliminary plans for the university’s Athletic Training Facility during its monthly meeting Thursday. According to the commission’s secretary, Thomas Luebke, the board approved the building’s location, overall shape and intended use as well as its architectural relationship to surrounding buildings. The two-story, 125,000-square-foot building[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments News

GSC Members Protest Labor Rights Abuses

About 20 members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee protested alleged labor rights abuses by Georgetown licensee Adidas in front of University President John J. DeGioia’s office Wednesday afternoon. According to GSC member and demonstration organizer Samuel Geaney-Moore (SFS ’12), Adidas failed to pay workers of an apparel factory in Tangerang,[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Student Awarded Prize For Biomedical Research

Frederick Ghandchi (COL ’13) was awarded one a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in recognition of his work in biomedical research. Ghandchi was chosen as one of 282 winners from a pool of more than 1,123 students excelling in mathematics, science or engineering. The award covers tuition, fees, books and room[Read More…]

by April 18, 2012 0 comments News

STIA Director to Leave for BU

Timothy Barbari, director of the Science, Technology and International Affairs program in the School of Foreign Service, will leave Georgetown at the end of the semester to become associate provost for graduate affairs at Boston University. Barbari, formerly dean of Georgetown’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, will be replaced by[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Tocqueville Forum Picks Interim Director

Government professor Joshua Mitchell has been tapped to serve as interim director of the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy and will seek to stabilize the organization after the departure of its founding director. Mitchell, the former chair of the government department, was instrumental in hiring current director[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Groves Appointed Next Provost

Groves Appointed Next Provost

Robert Groves, director of the United States Census Bureau, has been selected as the university’s next executive vice president and provost. Census Bureau director since 2009, Groves previously worked as director of the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan and as a research professor at the University of[Read More…]

by April 11, 2012 0 comments News

Georgetown Day to Be Scaled Back

While the lack of a planning committee put this year’s Georgetown Day in jeopardy, students and administrators say a slightly scaled-down version of the annual event will still take place. Organization of the event traditionally begins in the fall semester, but discussions between students and the university about this year’s[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

MSB Appoints New Associate Dean

Former Chief of Staff to the McDonough School of Business Dean Jeffrey Franke has been appointed the school’s first associate dean for external affairs, a new role that will focus on engagement and the school’s development. Franke, who joined the university in 2006, will now also serve as special advisor[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

East Campus to Get Temporary AC

After student protest when the university announced that residents of LXR Hall and Nevils would not have air conditioning until May, administrators said they would install a temporary generator-powered chiller next week. Heat has been turned off in both buildings and fans have become available to all rooms that request them. Pedestrian access through[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments News

Nevils, LXR Hall to Receive Temporary Cooling

Heat has been turned off in Nevils and LXR Hall, which await the installation of a temporary generator-powered chiller by the middle of next week. Pedestrian access through the courtyard that connects Nevils, LXR Hall and Walsh, which reopened today, will be maintained while the buildings receive temporary air conditioning,[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News