Noah Telerski

Adjunct professor arrested on meth charges

Adjunct professor arrested on meth charges

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02/09/2017

On Feb. 1, Jack Vitayanon, adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School and attorney in the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, was arrested and charged for conspiracy with others to distribute at least 500 grams of methamphetamine. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents seized a shipment of 460 grams of methamphetamine from Vitayanon to a contact on…

Georgetown alumnus and Exorcist author dies at 89

Georgetown alumnus and Exorcist author dies at 89

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02/08/2017

William Blatty (COL ‘50) passed away at the age of 89 on Jan. 12 from multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer. Blatty, a Georgetown graduate, is best known for his 1971 novel, The Exorcist, and the movie adaptation released two years latter, which he wrote and produced, both of which are set in the…

Facilities staff rejects contract

Facilities staff rejects contract

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11/30/2016

Georgetown’s Facilities Management staff voted on Nov. 16 not to accept the contract negotiated for them by the university and their union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199. Negotiations have lasted for six months, and facilities workers have been without a contract since the school year began. One facilities worker who voted against the…

Grad students discuss unionization at town hall

Grad students discuss unionization at town hall

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11/07/2016

Georgetown’s graduate students held a town hall on Nov. 2 for teaching assistants to discuss the possibility of unionizing in response to an Aug. 23 ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in favor of graduate student unionization at private universities. During the town hall, members of the Doctoral Students’ Coalition (DSC) presented the…

Law students petition for paid leave on election day

Law students petition for paid leave on election day

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11/02/2016

Georgetown Law Center students began circulating a petition on Oct. 26, asking that the administration cancel all classes and provide all faculty with paid leave on election day. As of [Nov. 1] they had collected almost 150 signatures This follows a negative response from the administration to an open letter sent on Oct. 14 regarding…

Committee searches for new dean of College

Committee searches for new dean of College

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09/25/2016

On Sept. 20, the College Dean Search Committee held open forums for students, staff, and faculty to voice their opinions on the characteristics that a new dean of the College should have. The search committee, chaired by Professor Terry Pinkard of the philosophy department, is tasked with finding the new dean of the College, following…

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