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Theatre - Coming to See Aunt Sophie

30 Jul-23 Aug Directed by Moira Blumenthal, Coming to See Aunt Sophie is set in 1978, when Georgetown University professor Jan Karski recounts his harrowing...

A Former Obama Administration Adviser Actually Said That Gay Marriage Can Help Defeat ISIS

Of all the bizarre commentary that followed Friday’s Supreme Court decision creating a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, this piece is beyond parody. Rosa Brooks, a Georgetown University law professor, former counselor to the...Show More Summary

10 Instagrams To Celebrate Crown Prince Hussein's Birthday

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Happy Birthday Prince Hussein! Jordan's Crown Prince, the eldest son of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, turns 21 on Sunday. Hussein is currently enrolled at Georgetown University, and like any other millennial, the prince keeps a lively...Show More Summary

gE Blog Series: globalEDGE Book Series Part 3 - The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy

In her novel The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy, author and Georgetown University professor of international economics Pietra Rivoli researches and follows the lifespan of a simple commodity - a t-shirt - across the world,...Show More Summary

Foreign Lobbyist Gets Free Platform at Georgetown University, Atlantic Council

The spectre of foreign powers and their lobbyists distorting America's democratic system may worry ordinary Americans, but it seems that few inside the Beltway share their concerns. Over more than a decade, a Georgetown University professor...Show More Summary

HOW FAINTING COUCH FEMINISM THREATENS FREEDOM:  New video from Christina Hoff Sommers of the Americ…

HOW FAINTING COUCH FEMINISM THREATENS FREEDOM:  New video from Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute, who notes, “I recently encountered fainting couchers at Oberlin College and Georgetown University. I visited both campuses to give talks on the need to reform feminism and correct exaggerated victim statistics. Show More Summary

Senate votes to make torture even more illegal than it already is

The Senate overwhelmingly passed an amendment Tuesday reiterating the U.S. ban on torture. David Cole, a law professor at Georgetown University, explained why he thinks the amendment is necessary, even though laws prohibiting torture were already clear before the Bush administration began its program of "enhanced interrogation": While any objective reading of existing US law […]

News in Brief: Study Finds Girls Go Through Manga Phase Earlier Than Boys

2 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Shedding new light on the adolescent development process, a study published Tuesday by researchers at Georgetown University has found that girls go through their manga phase earlier than boys. “As our research team analyzed...Show More Summary

Georgetown University To Divest From Coal

Georgetown University announced last week that it intended to divest from all coal mining businesses, but proponents of the University’s full divestment are still unhappy. According to a resolution passed by the Georgetown’s board of...Show More Summary

Georgetown Becomes The Latest University To Divest From Fossil Fuels

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Georgetown University's board of directors voted last Thursday to end the university’s direct investment of endowment funds in companies whose primary business is mining coal, making it the latest university to divest from fossil fuels...Show More Summary

Georgetown University Votes To Divest From Coal

The move fell short of students' hopes for divestment from all fossil fuel companies. The post Georgetown University Votes To Divest From Coal appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Dyson: Bernie Is Surging Because He's Bringing Secret Socialists 'Out Of The Closet'

Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson asserted over the weekend that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had an unexpected amount of support because socialist policies are secretly very popular with voters. During...Show More Summary

Michael Eric Dyson: Bernie Sanders is surging because there’s ‘a little bit of socialist’ in everybody

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson asserted over the weekend that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had an unexpected amount of support because socialist policies are secretly very popular with voters. During a Sunday panel discussion on ABC’s This Week,...

State Regulations for Indoor Tanning Could Lead to a National Regulatory Framework

A national regulatory framework designed to prevent and limit indoor tanning is needed to alleviate the cancer burden and reduce the billions in financial costs from preventable skin cancer, say two Georgetown University public health experts.

Are Hedge Funds Worth More Than Kindergartens?

by Keith Weiner "The top 25 hedge fund managers made more than all the kindergarten teachers in the country," declared President Obama in a discussion of poverty at Georgetown University. Calling them “society’s lottery winners,” he proposed to hike their taxes. Show More Summary

This former FBI negotiator thinks fat people are being held hostage by food

Chris Voss is one of the most famous FBI negotiators in recent history, but not because of his career in law enforcement. Voss, now an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, uses his 24 years of experience...Show More Summary

An Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, I write this letter in response to your May 12 visit to Georgetown University where, in a so-called religious setting, you urged conservatives and liberals to unify

Who Said It: Fox News or Jesus?

During a broad conversation on how to overcome poverty at Georgetown University last week, President Barack Obama made a few comments about how Fox News talks about poor people. Here's what he said: ... over the last 40 years, sadly, I think there's been an effort to either make folks mad at folks at the top, or to be mad at folks at the bottom. Show More Summary

Georgetown Basketball: Class of 2015 in review

With Georgetown University’s graduation ceremony taking place this past weekend, the departure of the Georgetown basketball program’s four seniors has finally become a reality. Jabril Trawick, Mikael Hopkins, Aaron Bowen, and Tyler Adams’...Show More Summary

Director Discusses Encryption, Patriot Act Provisions

last monthNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

FBI Director James Comey spoke to legal professionals and scholars this week at the American Law Institute and Georgetown University Law Center about cyber threats and the FBI’s abilities to counter and investigate those evolving threats.

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