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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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The Many Problems of God

The Many Problems of God

By Jack Willis and Lauren Doherty September 21, 2023

Regardless of whether Georgetown University’s incoming first-years are studying hard science or humanities, all are united by a common obligation to the university’s core curriculum — in particular,...

COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY BERKLEY CENTER | Theology Professor Gerard Mannion co-founded the Global Irish Studies Initiative and served as president of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology.

Theology Studies Professor Gerard Mannion Dies

By Riley Rogerson September 27, 2019

Gerard Mannion, 48, a Georgetown University theology and religious studies professor and senior research fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs died of a heart attack Sept....

JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA |  The Georgetown Board of Directors approved measures that reorganize academic programs and reform the tenure process for professors within the university.

Board of Directors Changes Tenure Application Process

By Maxwell Sheremeta February 22, 2019

Professors at Georgetown University are set to face an expedited application process for tenure following a Georgetown board of directors meeting Feb. 14. The board approved a series of measures reforming...

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SCRIMENTI: Finding Faith On a Knife’s Edge

By Nicholas Scrimenti September 9, 2016

Spirituality within college life can exist while being deep, full and beautiful. On this campus, in particular, the opportunity for connection, religious experience and the discovery of each person’s...

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Rev. James Walsh, S.J., Father of Speech Policy, Dies

By Mallika Sen July 1, 2015

"A university is many things but central to its being is discourse, discussion, debate: the untrammeled expression of ideas and information." With those words, Rev. James Walsh, S.J., opened his preamble...

Class Taps Across Campus for Final Exam

Class Taps Across Campus for Final Exam

By The 4E Staff and The 4E Staff December 4, 2014

The short-lived mystery about the origins of a band of tap dancers roving campus this afternoon has been solved. The performances across campus were the final exam for students in “Theater and...

Theologian Examines Objects in Religion

By Madison Ashley March 20, 2013

Hamilton College professor of religion S. Brent Plate explained the role of objects and human senses in religion in his talk, “Five and a Half Objects,” Monday evening. The event, sponsored by the...

Georgetown Course Criticized for Portrayal of Hinduism

By Emma Hinchliffe September 14, 2012

Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, released a statement to the media Saturday criticizing Georgetown’s representation of the Hindu faith in its theology courses. Zed said...

Campus Mourns Death of Fr. Madden

By Glenn Russo June 10, 2011

Members of the campus community paid their respects in a funeral liturgy June 4 for Fr. Lawrence Madden, S.J., a professor of theology and former pastor of Holy Trinity parish who died May 29. Madden...

Teaching Theology a Must in Modern World

By John Thornburgh February 23, 2010

Georgetown has not been without its share of religious controversies in recent years. Conservatives claim Georgetown has forgotten its Catholic heritage with its support of initiatives for the LGBTQ community...

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