On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, Georgetown University’s Let Freedom Ring Celebration returned to the Kennedy Center to present an award in the name of John Thompson Jr. […]
Hoya Saxa! Georgetown University will be holding commencement ceremonies this weekend. Speakers will include Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel emeritus of the NAACP Legal Defense […]
On April 23, the Smithsonian Institution announced that it is planning to reopening seven museums and the National Zoo in May.
Georgetown University has begun offering a bachelor’s degree program to about two dozen individuals incarcerated at Patuxent Institution in Jessup, Maryland.
Half of the new gift from Frank H. McCourt Jr. will underwrite financial aid and scholarships and half will be invested in research and faculty at his namesake school of public policy.
There are plans for a gradual return this summer, which DeGioia hopes will lead to the eventual restoration of regular on-campus life.
Though all undergraduate courses will be offered virtually, the number of students residing on the main campus is to double, from about 500 during the fall to about 1,000.
In 2016, Georgetown University dedicated the John Thompson Jr. Athletic Center, next to McDonough Gymnasium on the west side of the main campus.
The plan is to reopen in stages, welcoming about 2,000 undergraduates to campus first, including the freshman class of 2024.
While many universities are telling students not to come back to campus until after the Thanksgiving holiday, Georgetown University President John DeGioia’s letter left the timing open.