GU Circle of Women launch picture campaign for National Girl’s Day

Get the flash player here: On Wednesday and Thursday, the Georgetown University Circle of Women launched a picture campaign where students could stand with the phrase “GIRLS + EDUCATION =”. This tool was part of an effort to raise awareness about a smaller project to improve education access for girls at a boarding house […]

Voxy Girl heads off to India, to find husband and learn how to cook

This time tomorrow, I will be in the subcontinent of 1.2 billion people and my grandmother’s delicious homemade Indian food. That’s right friends, I’m going to India: the land of the Chicken Maharaja Mac, where potato chips become Masala Lays. Owing to my absence, for the next couple weeks, Vox will be following a lighter […]

President DeGioia enthusiastic about University’s initiatives in India

In his semesterly interview with campus media last week, President John DeGioia discussed the growth of Georgetown’s connections in India and his optimistic vision for the future of the University’s initiatives there. In 2009, Kapil Sibal, the Indian Minister of Human Resources and Development, visited Georgetown, participating in a two-hour workshop and delivering a speech. During the same […]

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian Minister Kapil Sibal speak in Gaston

Yesterday morning, while most Hoyas were still warm in their beds, others were lining up outside Gaston Hall at the crack of dawn, hoping to get a seat for a speech by one of the nation’s biggest political figures. The speech they were waiting for was by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who spoke at […]

Free Food For All: Power lunches

Plug into some sushi Interested in both Jewish civilization and free sushi? Be sure to stop by the Sushi Mixer for Students and Faculty hosted by the Program for Jewish Civilization. Head over to the McGhee Library in ICC on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for the chance to meet with current students and […]

DeGioia travels to India, talks education partnering

Earlier this month, University President John DeGioia, SFS Dean Carol Lancaster, and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Augostini visited New Dehli to meet alumni and explore the future of Indian higher education. “The delegation focused on productive and effective ways to engage in India with a variety of possible counterparts,” Lancaster said in a press release. […]

Does Georgetown want to build a campus in India?

SFS-Q may not be the only overseas Georgetown campus in the future, if Minister Kapil Sibal has anything to say about it. Last Wednesday, Sibal, who spoke at Georgetown in October 2009, met with Senior Vice President Spiros Dimolitsas to discuss the possibility of building a campus in India. Dimolitsas, who was joined by officials […]