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Georgetown University | Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) announced the creation of the First Fellows program for first-generation limited-income students to provide students mentorship and academic support through a $2.8 million graduate donation on Feb. 26.

College to Launch First-Generation Student Fellowship With $2.8 Million Gift

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 29, 2024

The Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) received a $2.8 million gift to fund the creation of a new first-generation fellowship program, which the university announced Feb. 26.  The...

Sofi Dippel/The Hoya | Several hundred Georgetown students and faculty protested an event held by Campus Ministry Feb. 27 that featured three members of the Israel Defense Force.

Israeli Soldiers Panel Sparks Student, Faculty Protests

By Catherine Alaimo, Lauren Doherty and Jack Willis, Senior News Editors and Executive Editor February 29, 2024

CW: This article discusses violence and death in Israel and Gaza, as well as antisemitism. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Students and faculty groups gathered...

Georgetown Community Remembers Matteo Sachman at Memorial Mass

Georgetown Community Remembers Matteo Sachman at Memorial Mass

By Paulina Inglima and Evie Steele February 28, 2024

The Georgetown University community honored the life of Matthew “Matteo” Sachman in a memorial mass at the Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart Feb. 27, remembering him as “lighthearted,” “goofy”...

Haan Jun Lee/The Hoya | Georgetown Students Against Starbucks (GSAS) hosted union workers at a Feb. 22 panel followed by a rally in Red Square to call on Georgetown University to end its contract with Aramark, the university’s primary food service provider which has a license agreement with Starbucks, which has received nationwide criticism for union busting.

Georgetown Students Against Starbucks Hosts Union Workers, Holds Rally to Remove Starbucks from Campus

By Caroline Rareshide, Managing Editor February 23, 2024

Georgetown Students Against Starbucks (GSAS) hosted union workers at a Feb. 22 panel followed by a rally in Red Square to call on Georgetown University to end its contract with Aramark, the university’s...

@ashleyhayek/X | The Georgetown Heckler has faced criticism after members drew butts on their foreheads in Red Square on Feb. 14, in celebration of what they called “Ass Wednesday.”

Satirical Rendering of Ash Wednesday as ‘Ass Wednesday’ Draws Pushback

By Paulina Inglima, City Desk Editor February 23, 2024

The Georgetown Heckler, a humor and satire magazine based at Georgetown University, has faced criticism after members drew butts on their foreheads in Red Square on Feb. 14, in celebration of what they...

Georgetown University / Student interns, faculty members and graduate data fellows will now be able to help analyze the 2024 elections, including the primaries and general election, as part of a collaboration between Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy (MPP) and Decision Desk (DDHQ), an election results reporting website and service.

Decision Desk HQ Selects McCourt School as 2024 Election Hub

By Aamir Jamil February 23, 2024

Student interns, faculty members and graduate data fellows will now be able to help analyze the 2024 elections as part of a collaboration between Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Author Orit Avishai, a professor of sociology and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Fordham University, discussed her book “Queer Judaism: LGBT Activism and the Remaking of Jewish Orthodoxy in Israel” during a Feb 20 book talk hosted by the Center for Jewish Civilization (CJC).

Author Talks Queerness, Ethnography Within the Jewish Orthodox Community

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 22, 2024

The author of a book examining the evolving relationship between the queer community and Orthodox Judaism shared insight about her ethnographic research and writing process at a Feb. 20 event. Orit...

Two climate protesters were arrested after pouring red dust on themselves and the encasement holding the original copy of the U.S. Constitution in the National Archives’ rotunda Feb. 14.

Climate Activists Protest at National Archives, Cover Constitution Display With Dust

By Ruth Abramovitz, Special to The Hoya February 22, 2024

Two climate protesters were arrested after pouring red dust on themselves and the encasement holding the original copy of the U.S. Constitution in the National Archives’ rotunda Feb. 14. The protesters...

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Wiki Commons | General Mark A. Milley, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, being the top adviser to the President and highest-ranking military official, will join the SFS Security Studies Program as a distinguished fellow in residence beginning this semester, according to a Feb. 13 press release.

General Milley to Join SFS as Distinguished Fellow in Residence

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 22, 2024

General Mark A. Milley, formerly the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, will serve as a Distinguished Fellow in Residence in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) beginning this...

Over 120 Georgetown University students, faculty and staff walked out from their classes and activities on Feb. 8 to urge the university administration to divest from corporations developing technology for the Israeli military and to deliver a community statement to the Office of the President.

Coalition Stages Walkout, Calls for University Divestment from Companies Supporting Israeli Military

By Catherine Alaimo and Aamir Jamil February 16, 2024

Over 120 Georgetown University students, faculty and staff walked out from their classes and activities Feb. 8 to urge the university administration to divest from corporations developing technology for...

Georgetown University / Forty Georgetown students and graduates won Fulbright U.S. Student awards, marking the second consecutive year that Georgetown University produced the most Fulbright Scholars of any U.S. university.

For Second Straight Year, Georgetown Tops Fulbright Scholars Rankings

By Evie Steele February 15, 2024

For the second consecutive year, Georgetown University produced the most Fulbright Scholars of any U.S. university, according to a Feb. 13 university press release. Forty Georgetown students and graduates...

Rabbi Daniel Schaefer to Leave Georgetown, Search for Replacement Commences

Rabbi Daniel Schaefer to Leave Georgetown, Search for Replacement Commences

By Daniel Greilsheimer, Senior Sports Editor February 15, 2024

Rabbi Daniel Schaefer, the interim director for Jewish Life, will leave Georgetown University at the end of the Spring 2024 semester. Schaefer announced his departure to his childhood synagogue Congregation...

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