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Georgetown Community Marks the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

As we observe the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, we remember all those affected by the events and reflect on the impact of the tragedy on our community, nation and world.

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We Remember

We remember the members of the Georgetown community who perished in the national tragedy on September 11, 2001.

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From the Archives

Archived on DigitalGeorgetown, Project Rebirth is a collection of oral histories and a Peabody award-winning documentary with survivors or relatives of survivors of the September 11 terrorist attacks. 

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Reflections on 9/11

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this series of Berkley Center faculty reflections highlights the collective work of the center and explores the past, present and future of religion, peace and world affairs.

Black and white image of a football player wearing the number 35

No. 35 Joe Eacobacci Memorial Jersey

On September 11, 2001, the Georgetown community lost former Hoya football standout Joe Eacobacci. Since the 2003 season, the No. 35 has been awarded as a living memorial to the spirit and memory of Joey.

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Tolling the Bells

To remember all who lost their lives and honor the heroes who responded to the attacks, we tolled the Healy bells 20 times at 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane hit the north tower – on Saturday, September 11.

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Religious Services

Georgetown community members can pray and honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with their worship communities.

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The Legacy of 9/11

GU Politics sponsored a discussion group for Hoyas to reflect on the legacy of 9/11 and what it means today.