Twuesday Tweetacular: When Taco Bell met Doritos

When Jason Clark is elected into the NBA Hall of Fame, let it be known that this was the moment everything changed. Sounds like Sarah Amos hasn’t experienced that moment when you realize you don’t actually have to study during… Read More

Derrik Sweeney released, returning to the United States tonight

Update, 9:56 a.m., November 26: Sweeney has left Egypt, and will arrive in Saint Louis late tonight. The other two detained students have also left Egypt. Original post, 5:17 p.m.: Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) (far right), who was detained early… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Muppet edition

Hoyas, let’s take this opportunity to indoctrinate Jason Segel, a potential celebrity Hoya fan who’s older than 17. To answer Bill Nelson‘s question: no.  He’ll have to settle for the Newt Gingrich Lego figurine. Kevin Mercer sums up why over… Read More

Georgetown to host China Higher Education Exhibition tomorrow

This week, Georgetown will partner with the China Scholarship Council to host the 2011 China Higher Education Exhibition. The event will take place on Thursday from 12:00-7:30 p.m. in the Fisher Colloquium of the Hariri building. Featuring representatives… Read More

Students to be evacuated from Cairo

Julie Green Bataille, associate vice president for communications, has confirmed in an email to Vox that all fifteen students from Georgetown University that are currently studying abroad at the American University of Cairo will be departing the country… Read More

Students studying abroad in Cairo safe, program to go on as scheduled

As the world watches the protests unfold in Egypt today, 15 Georgetown University students are in the country for a semester abroad. “The students are all accounted for,” Kathy Bellows, executive director of the Office of International Programs,… Read More

Roofing problems shut down Georgetown’s Villa le Balze

Due to “roofing issues,” the Villa le Balze will not house students during the Fall 2010 semester. “Our Villa is special and Georgetown is lucky to have such a property,” Karen Wardzala, Assistant Director of the Villa la… Read More

Georgetown has 8th highest percentage of students studying abroad

The Institute of International Education just released the results of its annual survey on study abroad participation, and the findings show that for the 2007-08 school year Georgetown had the 8th highest percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad…. Read More

L’Aquila study abroad location still uncertain for this year

L’Aquila after the quake Last spring an earthquake hit the little Italian town of L’Aquila, where Georgetown holds a summer study abroad program for students taking Italian. Due to the damage, the summer 2009 session was relocated to… 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