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VIEWPOINT: Grow Beyond Graduation

Five years ago, in fall 2014, I wrote an opinion piece for The Hoya that I regret. I wrote it to defend my decision to change my last name from Reavis to Volz when I married the love of my life. I had written it in a knee-jerk response to[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MAGGIE CHEN/THE HOYA | In previous years, the annual Senior Major Art Exhibition was showcased in the Lucille M. and Richard F.X. Spagnuolo Gallery. This year, four graduating artists presented their work in the Mario & Alberto de la Cruz Gallery.

Seniors Share Artistic Passion in Major Showcase

The National Gallery of Art and various Smithsonian institutions flourish in Washington, D.C., as popular tourist sites. With parents, family members, friends and beloved ones all gathering in the District for commencement weekend, these museums attract the Hilltop’s visitors and guests. Without going to the National Mall, however, they can[Read More…]

MERZ: Befriending the Unknown

MERZ: Befriending the Unknown

As I sat on the plane to Malaysia last summer, I felt lost. I had little prepared but a sticky note with the hostel address. I was supposed to conduct research interviews there, but my contacts had all canceled. Malaysia was the eighth country in my nine-country whirlwind tour around[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CATRIONA KENDALL/THE HOYA | Campus career resources have been criticized for favoring the financial industry over others, but the career center hopes to expand services.

About 90% of Graduating Seniors Used Career Center

The majority of graduating seniors have utilized the career resources on campus to explore their employment options as the university works to diversify and expand job advising services across the undergraduate schools. The Cawley Career Education Center, the primary career resource on campus, provides services like drop-in appointments, meetings to[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY QATAR COMMUNICATIONS |

GU-Q School of Foreign Service Graduates 11th Cohort

Sixty-four seniors graduated from the School of Foreign Service in Qatar in front of family, friends, faculty, Qatari officials and international diplomats in the campus’s 11th commencement ceremony May 9. GU-Q held the ceremony at its campus in Education City, Doha, Qatar, where graduates received a Bachelor of Science in[Read More…]

by May 14, 2019 0 comments 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…]

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.

Georgetown College Removes Course Minimum Requirement

A degree from Georgetown College will no longer require a minimum number of courses in an effort to alleviate the academic burden placed on students. Previously, students needed to take at least 38 courses in order to earn a College degree. Students must still complete 120 credits — a typical[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Finance and consulting have consistently ranked as the top two industries for employing Georgetown graduates within one year of graduation since the class of 2012, while education and health care have generally fallen in the ranks.

Students, Faculty Seek to Diversify Career Opportunities

Consulting and finance typically dominate the employment outcomes for Georgetown graduates. Yet both students and faculty seek to expand the horizons of students exploring the job market. One year after graduation, more than 21 percent of the class of 2017 was working in the financial services industry alone, according to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Features
FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

Fifty years ago next fall, I arrived at Georgetown University for my freshman year. Soon, I’ll be making my second departure from the Hilltop. As the first in my family to go to college, studying at Georgetown had been my dream since middle school. That dream came true, and it[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GOLDSTEIN: Finding Identity in History

GOLDSTEIN: Finding Identity in History

When I walk past Lauinger Library these days, I think of Fr. Leonard Neale, S.J. When Neale was president of Georgetown College from 1798 to 1806, his bedroom in Old South — the first building to grace the Hilltop — doubled as the campus library. Every night Neale would unfold[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top