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Part of the university’s Designing the Future(s) initiative, Bridge Courses will offer seniors and recent alumni training in professional and personal skills to ease students’ transitions from an academic setting into their professional lives.

New Bridge Courses Offered for Enrichment

The university has launched a new series of one-credit classes exclusively for seniors and recent alumni this spring in order to instill practical skills that can ease students’ transition into professional life after graduation. The series, Bridge Courses, aims to allow students the opportunity to gain professional and personal skills,[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Founding Director of African American History and Culture Museum Director Honored

Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, received an honorary degree from Georgetown University in a ceremony in Gaston Hall on Jan. 25. Since its opening on Sept. 24, 2016, the museum adjacent to the Washington Monument has welcomed about[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown College Announces 4 New Minors for Spring

Georgetown College Announces 4 New Minors for Spring

Georgetown College plans to introduce four new minors, including Creative Writing, Persian language, Turkish language and Religion, Ethics and World Affairs, beginning next spring. Students in the college can currently select from minors in 44 areas of study, in addition to seven School of Foreign Service regional studies certificates. A[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GULC announced the launch of the Institute for Technology and Policy on Nov. 4.

Law Center Launches New Institute

Georgetown University Law Center announced the Nov. 4 launch of the Institute for Technology Law and Policy, a new initiative geared toward examining emerging issues in technology ranging from cybersecurity to intellectual property. The institute aims to convene conferences and workshops on technology issues as well as assemble a team[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

SAPE Sees Expanded Reach

Georgetown’s Sexual Assault Peer Educators program has educated 300 students in sexual misconduct policies and bystander intervention so far this year, putting it on course to exceed the 700 students it educated last year, according to SAPE Faculty Advisor Jennifer Wiggins. This year also marks the largest group of SAPE[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Study Abroad Sees Steady Increase in Participation

The number of students studying abroad has increased from 561 in the 2012-13 year to 684 students in the 2015-16 year, marking a 21.9 percent increase and the highest overall enrollment in the past three years. Georgetown currently offers study abroad options in 40 countries ranging from Botswana and Cameroon[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Anti-Semitic graffiti was found near the Makóm Jewish gathering space in Leavey Center.

Jewish Community Looks to 272

As members of Georgetown’s Jewish community gathered for Rosh Hashanah services Oct. 3 and Oct. 4, Andrew Meshnick (COL ’17) delivered a sermon on a seemingly unrelated topic: the community’s connection to the sale of 272 slaves in 1838, the profits of which provided financial support for Georgetown. Director for[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The GU Lecture Fund hosted former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden, who called in via Skype from Russia, for the second time Wednesday.

Snowden Advocates for Privacy

The right to privacy is essential in any free society, argued former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden in his second virtual discussion with Georgetown students Wednesday. Snowden, who participated in the discussion in Lohrfink Auditorium via Skype, is currently living in asylum in Moscow, Russia, after he leaked classified[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Freshman Class Assimilates to GU

After a month on the Hilltop, the Class of 2020 is beginning to settle into life on campus. These new Hoyas are part of the 16.4 percent of admitted applicants. | The Class of 2020 represents a diversity of backgrounds. Fourteen percent of the class identify as Asian, 9 percent[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top