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KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | Founder of the Counter Narrative Project Charles Stephens reflected on the role of storytelling in combatting injustice at an event in Copley Formal Lounge Sunday.

Emphasize Intersectionality in HIV Advocacy, Activist Says

Activists need to center intersectionality when advocating for those who are HIV positive,  Charles Stephens, founder of the Counter Narrative Project, said in an event Sept. 8.  The Counter Narrative Project, in solidarity with other social and racial justice movements, seeks to empower and amplify the voices of black gay[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SUBUL MALIK / THE HOYA | Activists chalked opposing messages in Red Square regarding ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong about the city's relationship to China.

Anonymous Chalk Messages Debate Hong Kong Protests

Anonymous chalk messages supporting ongoing Hong Kong protests were left in Red Square late last week, leading to a series of back-and-forth notes debating Hong Kong’s relationship with China.  A chalk message stating: “Stop police brutality stop political arrests” appeared in Red Square Friday morning leading someone to respond below:[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

New Jack the Bulldog Puppy Begins Mascot Duties

Jack, a 6-month-old bulldog puppy, arrived to campus as the new Georgetown University mascot to succeed the current retiring Jack the Bulldog on July 24. The new Jack will gradually absorb the former’s mascot responsibilities, including entertaining Hoya fans at basketball games and meeting prospective students on GAAP weekends, but[Read More…]

by August 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | Many students enrolled in summer courses in order to meet the former course minimum requirement. Tuition for Georgetown summer sessions is $1,496 per credit.

Former GU Student Dismisses His Lawsuit Against School

Former Georgetown University student Adam Semprevivo dropped his lawsuit against the school for a wrongful disciplinary process Tuesday approximately two months after the school dismissed him for his family’s involvement in the college admissions bribery scheme. Semprevivo was suing Georgetown because of the university’s May 15 announcement to rescind admission[Read More…]

by July 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN LAW CENTER FACEBOOK PAGE | New York Solicitor General Barbara Underwood (LAW '69), who addressed graduates at commencement, shakes hands with Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia.

NY Solicitor General Urges Law Center Grads to Uplift Diversity

New York Solicitor General Barbara Underwood (LAW ’69) challenged graduates to empower new and diverse perspectives in moving along their career paths at the Georgetown University Law Center commencement May 19. Underwood, who graduated first in her class from the Georgetown Law Center, became the first acting female U.S. solicitor[Read More…]

by May 26, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top

Student Lawsuit Comes Alongside Potential Dismissal

Adam Semprevivo (COL ’20) filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University Wednesday, as the university announced its intent to rescind his admission and dismiss him and one other student from the school in connection with the admissions bribery scheme. Semprevivo is suing Georgetown for a wrongful disciplinary process following the university’s[Read More…]

by May 16, 2019 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DCPS Investigating Altercation With Professor’s Grandson

D.C. Public Schools is currently investigating an incident of verbal harassment directed at the 6-year-old grandson of social activist and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson, who was verbally threatened at his elementary school. The incident led the professor to initiate a larger discussion on race relations in the United[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Opens Student Equity and Inclusion Office

The university announced the creation of the Office of Student Equity and Inclusion as well as the appointment of its associate vice president for student equity and inclusion to improve resources for first-generation and minority students on campus. The OSEI will oversee the Georgetown Scholars Program, the Community Scholars Program[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | This year's commencement speakers include celebrity chef José Andrés, who will address the

University Announces 10 Commencement Speakers

Ten speakers are set to address students and families at the 2019 Georgetown University commencement ceremonies, including bestselling author Chimamanda Adichie, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama Tina Tchen and celebrity chef José Andrés. The university announced the speakers in a statement May 3. Commencement ceremonies for[Read More…]

by May 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
New Branch of GU Medical Center Appoints Leadership

New Branch of GU Medical Center Appoints Leadership

A center to promote public health and equal access to health care worldwide announced the appointment of its first directors April 15, as the Georgetown University Medical Center continues to expand its divisions focused on global health. The Center for Global Health Practice and Impact will aid countries in improving[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top