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Washington, D.C. area colleges, including Georgetown, have come under fire for being exempt from $111 million in local property taxes.

Georgetown College Updates History Credits Policy

By Yolanda Lu December 1, 2023

The Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) announced an updated policy for accepting history credits from the Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and other international...

Library of Congress To Open New Early Americas Gallery

Library of Congress To Open New Early Americas Gallery

By Sam Bailey November 10, 2022

The Library of Congress will open a new gallery focused on the lives of Indigenous groups who lived in the Americas prior to European colonization. The gallery will feature the personal collection...

VIEWPOINT: Prioritize the Study of History

By Selma Zuaiter November 3, 2022

Last Monday, I attended “Map of the Modern World,” taught by Mark Giordano, Georgetown University professor of geography and vice dean for undergraduate affairs in the School of Foreign Service (SFS)....

DC’S HIDDEN HISTORY | From Old Stones to the Old Stone House

DC’S HIDDEN HISTORY | From Old Stones to the Old Stone House

By Nikhil Nelson April 6, 2022

When people picture Washington, D.C., some conjure images of white stone monuments, Smithsonian museums, and reflecting pools. But there are parts of the city’s history that remain untouched and unvisited...

Exhibit in Healy Showcases History of Black Muslims in America

Exhibit in Healy Showcases History of Black Muslims in America

By Adora Zheng March 3, 2022

Georgetown Muslim Life collaborated with America’s Islamic Heritage Museum to display an art exhibit depicting the historical impact of Muslims in the United States.  The exhibit, titled “Forgotten...

Georgetown Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize in History

Georgetown Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize in History

By Samantha Sinutko July 1, 2021

When Marcia Chatelain, a Georgetown history professor, was scrolling through Twitter on the afternoon of June 11, she did not expect to find out she had won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for history.  “I...

Lauinger Library Exhibit Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Woodstock Library

Lauinger Library Exhibit Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Woodstock Library

By Sarah Donofrio September 27, 2019

The Woodstock Theological Library is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Woodstock College, the first Jesuit seminary in the United States, with an exhibit showcasing various artifacts...

CARNES: Remember Georgetowns History of Slavery

CARNES: Remember Georgetown’s History of Slavery

By Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J. September 20, 2019

The bells of Healy Hall and Dahlgren Chapel departed from their normal rhythm on the afternoon of Aug. 25. For four long minutes, beginning at precisely 3 p.m., they joined bells across the nation to toll...

REP. CAROLYN B. MALONEY/FACEBOOK | A national womens history museum would honor the untold stories of women throughout U.S. history, according to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), who introduced a bill to establish a Smithsonian womens history museum in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 28.

Bills to Establish a Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Introduced in Congress

By Harrison McBride April 4, 2019

Bills proposing a new Smithsonian Institution museum that would highlight the contributions of women throughout U.S. history were introduced in both chambers of Congress on March 28. Sen. Susan Collins...

ELLIE STAAB FOR THE HOYA OWN IT highlighted historical perspectives from women that are not always included in standard analysis

OWN IT Highlights Forgotten Female Narratives in History

By Casey Ferrante April 2, 2019

The sixth annual OWN IT Summit brought women from the public and private sectors to Georgetown University on Saturday to highlight leading women that not only broke barriers, but also used their influence...

GEORGETOWN PRESIDENT JOHN J. DEGIOIA/FACEBOOK

Jewish Life at GU Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo March 27, 2019

Jewish Life at Georgetown celebrated its 50th anniversary March 22 with a special Shabbat that brought together current and former students and faculty to remember the history of the Jewish community at...

The identity of New Orleans is characterized by interactions among diverse groups that have historically inhabited the city, according to Jason Berry (CAS ’71), author and investigative reporter.

Diversity Has Shaped New Orleanian Culture, Author Says

By Charlie Goetzman February 28, 2019

The culture of New Orleans has historically been shaped by the influence of its diverse inhabitants, said Jason Berry (CAS ’71), author and investigative reporter. The Feb. 25 event featured Berry’s...

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