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The Smithsonian’s Newest Crown Jewel

Behind the Washington Monument lies a 400,000-square-foot, three-tiered crown — an architectural representation of hands lifted in prayer. Flanked by its Smithsonian Institute counterparts yet standing out in stark contrast aesthetically with its bronze exterior, the National Museum of African American History and Culture became the newest addition to the[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide

GU Politics to Host Obama Series

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service will host National Security Advisor Susan Rice in Gaston Hall on Sept. 14 as part of the first installment in a six-part lecture series entitled “The Exit Interview,” which will focus on the legacy of President Barack Obama’s presidency. The series will[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Fourth and Final Nuclear Security Summit Convenes in DC

President Barack Obama hosted the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit this past week, which lasted two days and concluded April 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Fifty-six countries attended the summit, which focused on how nations can prevent nuclear materials from falling into the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Obama Presents Youth Employment Plan

Obama Presents Youth Employment Plan

President Barack Obama allocated nearly $5.5 billion in his recently proposed fiscal year 2017 budget to help more than one million young people gain crucial work experience in order to obtain their first job. Obama’s $4.1 trillion budget will focus, in part, on creating grants and apprenticeship programs in order[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Signs Campus Climate Pledge

The university joined over 217 institutions in signing President Barack Obama’s American Campus Act on Climate pledge in support of the ongoing 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Nov. 19. Other universities that signed the pledge include Brown University, Dartmouth College,[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown fares well in the updated Department of Education College Scorecard, presented by President Barack Obama.

High Marks for Postgrad Life

President Barack Obama presented an updated College Scorecard, a system that informs prospective students about college affordability and graduate workforce participation, with Georgetown displaying above-average rates in these major categories, during his weekly address to the country Sept. 12. The updated scorecards, revealed on the Department of Education’s website, include[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former White House Advisor Pfeiffer Talks Politics

Former White House Advisor Pfeiffer Talks Politics

Dan Pfeiffer (COL ’98), a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, spoke about his experience in politics at the inaugural event of an alumni series hosted by the recently launched Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service in Copley Formal Lounge Tuesday evening. The series, titled “Hoyas in Politics[Read More…]

by September 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Polarized Protection

Polarized Protection

In the past month, President Obama has announced the designation of three new areas as national monuments, totaling over a million acres of newly protected land. This action adds to 16 national monuments he previously created under the Antiquities Act of 1906, including the largest reserve ever created, the Pacific[Read More…]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

My Brother’s Keeper Sees Slow Progress

One year after President Barack Obama launched My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative promoting education of young men of color, an initial White House report reflecting on the program’s first year concluded little tangible progress has been made but noted that the initiative has sparked conversations around the nation about how[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top