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Georgetown administration responds well to Covid-19

Georgetown administration responds well to Covid-19

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03/29/2020

In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many universities have struggled to make the best decisions regarding instructional continuity and student safety. Georgetown has been transparent, communicative, and receptive to student opinions, which has made the transition easier for students and staff. This editorial board feels that the administration has done well in this…

All My Friends

All My Friends

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03/16/2020

I’m standing on my Village A rooftop, looking out at the lights in Rosslyn. It’s either late on Friday or early on Saturday, depending on how you want to look at it, but it’s far too quiet. It’s kind of hard to fathom this is the last time I’ll be up here as a student….

University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

By: and
03/11/2020

Georgetown University announced plans on March 11 to move all undergraduate courses online in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus and the associated disease known as COVID-19.  In a university-wide statement, university President John DeGioia explained that while campus will remain open, all courses will be administered virtually until further notice. He…

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

By: and
03/08/2020

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) is treating a patient that has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a university-wide email sent by Chief Public Health Officer Vince Winklerprins on March 8.  The D.C. Mayor’s Office confirmed on March 7 that the patient, Rector Timothy Cole, a resident of the Georgetown neighborhood, contracted a case of…

University expands ban on international travel amid coronavirus fears

University expands ban on international travel amid coronavirus fears

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03/02/2020

Georgetown University announced further restrictions on university-sponsored travel outside of the country, as well as screening requirements for any community members returning from select countries. This decision was based on concerns about the coronavirus rapidly spreading across the globe. The ban will cover all international travel for activities not “academically necessary,” including student organization trips,…

Georgetown Bans Travel to China Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Georgetown Bans Travel to China Over Coronavirus Outbreak

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02/10/2020

The Georgetown administration issued a temporary moratorium on Jan. 28 for all university-related travel to China to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. The moratorium applies to all Georgetown students, faculty, and staff.  The policy was announced by members of the university administration in an email to students. The email confirmed there have been no…

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