Berkley Center Hosts Event on Civil Rights

Faculty and students gathered at the Berkley Center on Oct. 12th for a discussion with  Kenneth Bedell, who explored questions of American race relations and sociology in his newest book, “Realizing the Civil Rights Dream: Diagnosing and Treating American Racism.” The event began with an introduction from the center’s associate director for programs, Melody Fox...

Danish Minister Tørnæs Speaks on Gender and Development

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS), in conjunction with the BMW Center for German and European Studies, hosted a roundtable discussion with Ulla Tørnæs, the former Danish minister for development coordination on Oct. 12. The roundtable took place in the in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in the ICC building. Tørnæs...

On The Record: New Dean of the MSB Paul Almeida

Paul Almeida is quick to mention that he has been at Georgetown for 22 years and 71 days. The first 22 years were spent being a professor of strategy and international business and deputy and associate dean, and in August, 71 days before he sat down with the Voice for an interview on October 11,...

March for Black Women

  A group congregated in Seward Square for the March for Black Women, an event which aimed to recognize marginalized voices in America.The rally, Sept. 30, included speeches from female minorities who spoke about various topics that impact the African-American community, including reproductive rights, police brutality, the criminal justice system, and violence towards transgender women....

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Kalaris Intelligence Conference Addresses Future of Counterterrorism

Kalaris Intelligence Conference Addresses Future of Counterterrorism

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09/23/2017

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), in collaboration with the Georgetown University Center for Security Studies, hosted the fourth George T. Kalaris Intelligence Conference in the Gaston Hall. The theme of the conference, held on Sept. 14, was “Global Intelligence Trends: Embracing Paradigm Shifts,” and covered the contemporary changes in areas such as terrorism, intelligence, and…

BMW Center Begins Year of Lectures With Brexit Talk

BMW Center Begins Year of Lectures With Brexit Talk

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09/22/2017

Professor Paul J.J. Welfens, a professor of Economic Integration at the University of Wuppertal in Germany, visited Georgetown to give a talk on his new book, An Accidental Brexit, in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. The BMW Center for German and European Studies hosted the talk on Sept. 12, which discussed the economic and…

Fourth Swastika Found on Campus

Fourth Swastika Found on Campus

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09/20/2017

A swastika was found in an LXR restroom this evening, according to an email from university president John DeGioia to the student body. Earlier in the evening, a Rosh Hashanah service was held in Gaston Hall to celebrate the Jewish new year. The statement said that the graffiti was found in a women’s restroom alongside…

GUSA Announces New Saturday GUTS Bus Service

GUSA Announces New Saturday GUTS Bus Service

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09/20/2017

GUSA and the Office of Transportation Management are beginning a new schedule of Saturday GUTS bus service, as part of the GUSA executives’ commitment to easier transportation for students to reach the Washington area, In a school-wide email sent out on Sept. 12, GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL ‘19) announced  the creation of the new…

Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force Proposes Increased Training and Education

Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force Proposes Increased Training and Education

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09/20/2017

The Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force presented its recommendations for changes in university sexual misconduct policy in a forum on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Its 2017 report called on the university to increase bystander training, staffing, and education related to sexual misconduct. Todd Olson, vice president for Student Affairs, Rosemary Kilkenny, vice president for Institutional…

TEDxGeorgetown Announces Theme and Speakers

TEDxGeorgetown Announces Theme and Speakers

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09/18/2017

TEDxGeorgetown announced that “Disruptors” will be the theme of this year’s conference on Friday afternoon. Club leaders displayed a poster in Red Square bearing the event’s theme and shot streamers from party poppers, alongside red and white balloons, sparkling cider and themed cupcakes. The Oct 28 event, the seventh annual installment at Georgetown, will highlight…

Changes Made to On-Campus Dining

Changes Made to On-Campus Dining

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09/17/2017

Leo’s dining hall was renovated over the summer, with construction also taking place at Hoya Court, the bookstore, and Uncommon Grounds. Joelle Wiese, associate vice president of Auxiliary Business Services said that the project was completed at an “aggressive” pace in two and a half months. “For the most part everything is done, it opened…

Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Campus Raises Concerns

Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Campus Raises Concerns

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09/16/2017

Two swastikas were found painted in an LXR elevator on Sept 6, and one was found carved in a Village C West elevator on Sept 6. Students were alerted of the situation by emails from Todd Olson, vice president of Student Affairs, and Reverend Mark Bosco, S.J., vice president for Mission and Ministry. “As a…

Nike Agrees to Access for Labor Rights Monitoring Group

Nike Agrees to Access for Labor Rights Monitoring Group

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09/16/2017

Two weeks ago, after years of negotiation, mediation, and student activism, Georgetown University signed a new licensing agreement with Nike, Inc, allowing the company to resume producing Georgetown apparel. Nike has faced scrutiny from the student body and from activist groups over its labor practices. The new contract now establishes a protocol between the company…

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