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Former Agent Reveals Spy Stories

“You’ve got to be a little sneaky, have some ingenuity and buy some tape and chalk. But nowadays, a thumb drive and iPhone will do,” a former Federal Bureau of Investigation undercover investigator said of catching Robert Hanssen, known as the “worst spy in history.” At an event sponsored by[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized
Women in Politics: A Rising Tide

Women in Politics: A Rising Tide

“[These] three dynamic, very educated women became known as the witch, the ditz and the media darling,” an adviser during President George W. Bush’s administration said on Monday of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 2008 Republican Vice President Nominee Sarah Palin and first lady Michelle Obama, respectively. In a[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

GUMC Breast Cancer Study Offers Hope for Treatment

Robert Clarke, interim director of the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization of the Georgetown University Medical Center, along with five other researchers, published the results of a new study on breast cancer treatment in a February article featured in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. Clarke also serves[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Nader and Fein Push Civic Responsibility

Four-time presidential nominee, lawyer and author Ralph Nader and Bruce Fein, associate attorney general under the Reagan administration, addressed civic responsibility, American corporatism and consumerism as well as the Obama administration in an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. Nadar, who was once named by Time Magazine one of the[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Alum Elected Costa Rican President

On Sunday night, Costa Rica elected its first female president, Laura Chinchilla (GRD ’89). Chinchilla, leading the National Liberation Party on the ballot, triumphed with 47 percent of the vote. The Georgetown alumna’s platform included advocating for a free-trade agreement, the establishment of a progressive income tax, improving quality of[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Visitors Bid Farewell to National Zoo Panda

On Feb. 4, the first panda cub born at the National Zoo to survive, Tai Shan, will set off for his new home at the China Conservation and Research Center’s Wolong Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China. Tai Shan and a 3-year-old panda born at Zoo Atlanta will be flown to[Read More…]

by February 2, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Price, Mr. Smith’s Settle Lawsuit

A settlement was reached in the discrimination lawsuit put forth by Taylor Price (MSB ’10), who is disabled, against M Street bar Mr. Smith’s of Georgetown. U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia documents from Jan. 19 confirm that Price sought dismissal of the case. According to Price, the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

U.S. General Offers Words on Leadership

In a speech focused on leadership development and business ethics, former chairman of the 16th Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace spoke in Lohrfink Auditorium in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Tuesday. The McDonough School of Business’s Distinguished Leader Series seeks to attract accomplished leaders to share their[Read More…]

by December 4, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Prince Defends Modern Saudi Arabia in ICC

His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (SFS ’68) delivered a lecture on modern Saudi Arabia, sponsored by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies of the School of Foreign Service on [Wednesday night in ICC Auditorium]( The prince spoke of the Kingdom’s[Read More…]

by November 20, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Reimagine Georgetown Winners Announced

This year’s Reimagine Georgetown Grant winning proposals were Georgetown Alternative Music Series for the $5,000 grant, D.C. Students Speak for $3,000, Saxa Feast for $2,000 and Diversability for $500. In its attempt to foster student initiative to improve the undergraduate experience at Georgetown in creative ways, the Reimagine Georgetown Grant[Read More…]

by November 17, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized