Undergraduate Applications Largest in Georgetown History
April 2, 2012
Georgetown received more than 20,100 applications for 1,580 spaces in the freshman class of 2016.
Foreign Language Immersion Better for Adults than Classes
March 29, 2012
Adults may learn a language more like a native speaker in an immersion setting than by taking classes, according to a first-of-its kind series of brain studies by researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).
Largest Student-Owned Business Celebrates Four Decades at GU
March 27, 2012
The Corp, which calls itself the largest nonprofit student-owned and operated business in the country, celebrated its 40th anniversary at Georgetown this past weekend.
Students Help District Kids with Service, Baseball
March 26, 2012
It was a doubleheader of community service this past Friday for a new Georgetown student club that works with a Major League Baseball (MLB) initiative to mentor children in disadvantaged communities.
Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush Receive GU Awards at State Department
March 21, 2012
Afghan women are crucial to their country’s future, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday during the 10th anniversary celebration of the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council, housed at Georgetown since 2009.
Faculty, Staff Awarded for Years of Service, Donors Recognized
March 21, 2012
Members of the university community gathered in Gaston Hall March 20 to recognize 39 faculty and staff members for their two decades of service and a group of 14 donors during this year’s Spring Faculty Convocation.
Pro-Con Case for Striking Iran Debated by GU Professors
March 20, 2012
Two Georgetown professors went head-to-head yesterday in a public forum over whether the United States should engage in an armed strike against Iran, voicing the opinions they made in recent issues of the journal Foreign Affairs.
Middle School Students Learn About Higher Ed at Georgetown
March 19, 2012
More than 130 sixth-graders from Washington, D.C.’s Ward 7 visited Georgetown for Shadow Day March 15 as part of a program designed to get them thinking about their paths to college.
Son Retraces Parents’ Footsteps Across Mexico-Arizona Border
March 16, 2012
A Georgetown student whose parents came to Arizona from Mexico through the so-called Kino Border chose to experience the trip himself by participating in one of the university’s alternative spring breaks.
Autistic Student Advocates for Herself, Other Autistics
March 15, 2012
Lydia Brown (C'15), who has been diagnosed as autistic, is the author of the blog "Autistic Hoya" and strongly advocates for other autistics in a number of different ways.