Apparent suicide shuts down M Street early Wednesday morning

Some tragic news: At 4:45 a.m., police discovered a man who had died of a gun shot wound in a car on M Street. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Mark Beach told the Washington Post, which first reported the… Read More

French Professor Dorothy Betz passes away

Professor Dorothy Betz, who taught at Georgetown University since 1972, has passed away. Prof. Betz was an expert on nineteenth century French Romantic poetry who was widely published and active on the Faculty Senate. Her husband, Paul Betz,… Read More

Georgetown professor Richard Stites passes away on Sunday in Helsinki

On Sunday, March 7, history professor Richard Stites passed away in Helsinki, Finland where he was on research leave, following a brief illness. “A giant in his scholarly field, Richard Stites was also an unusually devoted and successful… Read More

Georgetown student Arielle DaCosta (COL ’11) passes away while studying abroad in Spain

Georgetown student Arielle DaCosta (COL ’11) passed away yesterday evening in Salamanca, Spain, where she was studying abroad, according to an email just sent out by Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson. The email does not include… Read More