Cristo Rey Pre-College Program Adds KIPP Students
August 2, 2011
Fifteen high school students from the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) joined 26 Cristo Rey Network high school students this past month for a three-week pre-college experience on Georgetown’s campus.
Speechwriter for MLK to be Honored With Legacy Award
June 26, 2011
Clarence Jones, attorney, advisor and draft speechwriter for the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will be recognized as the 2011 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream awardee for his contributions to the civil rights movement and King’s legacy during the “Let Freedom Ring!” celebration Jan. 16.
Commencement 2011: Prominent Speakers, 5,455 Graduates
May 23, 2011
Georgetown University graduated 5,455 students during its 2011 Commencement Weekend, May 19-22.
Costa Rican President to SFS Grads: Nurture Your Values
May 21, 2011
Students need to nurture their values, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla (G’89) told the nearly 400 graduates of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) at their commencement May 21.
Blacks with Stroke Symptoms Often Call Friend, Not 911
May 6, 2011
Almost seven out of 10 African-Americans in a new study by researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center said they would call a friend rather than 911 when experiencing stroke symptoms.
HRH Prince Charles on Sustainable Food
May 4, 2011
Cousteau to Begin Earth Month Events
April 4, 2011
Georgetown will kick off its monthlong celebration honoring Earth Day with a lecture from environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau (C’98) on April 5.
Obama Sets Goal to Cut One-Third of Oil Imports
March 30, 2011
President Barack Obama announced a goal of cutting a third of oil imports by 2020 in a speech at Georgetown on energy security March 30.
Faculty, Students React to Obama Speech
March 30, 2011
Georgetown students and faculty had a variety of reactions to President Barack Obama’s energy security speech March 30 in McDonough Arena.
Dedication to Urban Issues Defines Professor's Life
March 16, 2011
A Georgetown theology professor’s longtime interest in the welfare of Washington, D.C., led him to coordinate a March 15 forum that included Kaya Henderson (F’92, G’07), who was recently named acting D.C. Public Schools chancellor.