UIS completes massive data transfer to help Haiti rebuild

Say what you will about University Information Services. Recently, in a period of four days, they transferred 1.2 terabytes of data—or 1.2 million books, or 12 percent of the Library of Congress—containing satellite images and “aerial geographical data”… Read More

Doctor at Georgetown Medical Center helps pregnant Haitian woman via iPhone

Need to assist someone in labor with a baby that’s about to breach in a crowded tent city in the devastated city of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti? Well, there’s not an app for that, but an iPhone can help. That’s… Read More

Student-heavy Georgetown for Haiti pulls in upwards of $12,000

Georgetown for Haiti, last Friday’s fundraising event for Doctors Without Borders, sounds like a big success. The event, which was co-sponsored by dozens of local businesses and catered by Georgetown favorites like SweetGreen and Rugby, was well-attended—particularly by… Read More

Georgetown alum’s non-profit raises money for Haiti’s development

Founded in 2009, Jacques-Philippe Piverger’s (MSB ’99) non-profit organization, Global Syndicate, is still in its infancy. But immediately after he heard about the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, his organization launched The Haiti Project, an ambitious fundraising campaign that… Read More