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Embracing Community

The Georgetown community includes dynamic students and faculty and a life-long global alumni network

The Georgetown experience values community, providing a multi-dimensional education and vibrant experiences in and out of the classroom that enable students to learn more about themselves and others.  Campus life fosters intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth by providing diverse programming that meets personal needs and helps prepare students for futures in service to others and the world.

  • Ann Sarnoff

    BBC Executive Shares Media Trends, Leadership Advice at Business School

    November 12, 2015

    Ann Sarnoff, president of BBC Worldwide North America, recently shared her leadership philosophy and thoughts about the state of television at the McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the re-launch of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute.

  • Veterans Day at Law Center

    Law School Honors Graduates, Students for Public Service

    November 12, 2015

    Georgetown Law Center recognized two graduates and one student on Veterans Day for their public service contributions – John McDade Jr. (F'85,'88), principal deputy general counsel for the Air Force; Mary Fletcher (MA’93, L’01), chief of the Defense Privacy and Civil Liberties Division in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Sgt. Maj. Theodore Bessa (L’18), a former U.S. Army Ranger.

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    Georgetown and State Department Co-host Religion and Climate Symposium

    November 11, 2015

    Faith leaders, scholars and policymakers met at Georgetown and the State Department this week to address the complex intersection of faith, science and policy surrounding global climate change.

  • Justin Ossola

    MBA Alumnus Starts New Tech Company for Veterans

    November 9, 2015

    Navy veteran Justin Ossola (G’13) creates Tech Qualled, a start-up that places veterans, who are transitioning out of the military, into competitive sales jobs at high-tech firms.

  • Benjamin Bryant

    Gulf War Veteran, Tillman Scholar to Pursue Medical School

    November 2, 2015

    2015 Tillman Military Scholar and Gulf War veteran Benjamin Bryant (G’17) plans to pursue medical school, focus on healing others and then rejoin the service.

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    Georgetown Honors Veterans, Conducts Research on Key Issues

    November 1, 2015

    The university offers military veterans numerous undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities as well as medical and financial support as it studies important issues such as Gulf War illness and post-war mental health.

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    Student Athlete Sails the Potomac

    October 27, 2015

    This year's Marlow Ropes College Sailor of the Year Nevin Snow (C’16) gives an inside look at Georgetown’s sailing team and how he balances life as a student athlete.

  • Georgetown President John J. DeGioia applauds President's Award recipients Christian Wolf and Derek Goldman onstage.

    Research and Teaching Honored at Fall Faculty Convocation

    October 15, 2015

    Members of the university community gather to recognize the teaching and scholarship of two distinguished professors representing the fields of performing arts and chemistry, as well as the research achievements of more than 45 faculty members during Fall Faculty Convocation.

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    NFL Players Association's T-Shirts Benefits Georgetown's Cancer Center

    October 13, 2015

    The sale of the NFL Player Association's "One Team For The Cure" T-shirts will help support the Georgetown's breast cancer research.

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    National Symposium to Address Hurricane Katrina Impacts

    October 9, 2015

    A national symposium at Georgetown Oct. 22-23 will examine the impacts of Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans on memory, culture, history, media, policy and social justice, and include panel discussions, a film screening and a musical performance.