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Guitarist Bill Orcutt's Jan. 30 Seattle Show Canceled Due to Illness

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bad news for lovers of adventurous guitar playing: Ex-Harry Pussy axeman Bill Orcutt will not be able to perform Friday January 30 at Georgetown's Machine House Brewery due to illness. Kirsten Thom of Elevator, the crew organizing the event, says that they will try to reschedule it. Show More Summary

A Virginia Tech Engineering Approach Aids Georgetown Breast Cancer Researchers

A team of oncology and genetic researchers from Georgetown Lombardi and electrical and computer engineers and bioinformatics specialists from Virginia Tech collaborated in an effort designed to study the living cell as an information processing system.

This Day in Labor History: January 25, 1984

This is a guest post by Paul Adler, lecturer at the Harvard History and Literature program. He received his PhD in history from Georgetown University in 2014. Paul’s dissertation, Planetary Citizens: U.S. NGOs and the Politics of International Development in the Late Twentieth Century examines efforts by U.S. groups like INFACT and the Sierra Club […]

Cannonball Falls Out of Family's Chimney in D.C.

A cannonball was discovered in a 19th-century Georgetown home in Washington, D.C. After 18 years of using candles in their fireplace instead of lighting logs, the Norregaard family decided to splurge and have the fireplace cleaned out and inspected by a professional cleaning crew last year. Show More Summary

First Look: Dog Tag Bakery

     Georgetown's newest bakery is also a work-study program designed to help military veterans looking to re-enter the workforce. [ more › ]

Why We Torture

Co-authored by Catherine Langlois, Professor of economics and university Obmudsmen at Georgetown University The debate on the use of torture has taken on an all-too-familiar face with the release of the Senate Committee Report on CIA interrogation methods. Show More Summary

Guest Contribution: “What Drives Housing Dynamics in China?”

Today we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Timothy Bian (University of International Business and Economics, China) and Pedro Gete (Georgetown University). Housing prices in China have increased rapidly. The picture below compares their dynamics with those of the U.S. and other economies. There is significant heterogeneity among the different indices of […]

Georgetown Gets Much-Needed Quality Win for March Resume with Villanova Beatdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The absent look on Ryan Arcidiacono's face said it all. He sullenly stared into the base of the microphone during the postgame press conference as if it were 500 miles away. "Georgetown didn't surprise us," he said, but he seemed at least as shocked as the rest of the country that his No. Show More Summary

Villanova vs. Georgetown: Score, Twitter Reaction for Hoyas' Upset Win

Georgetown must have been tired of playing close games. After their last four contests were decided by a combined 17 points, the Hoyas welcomed No. 4 Villanova to the Verizon Center with a 78-58 blowout victory on Monday night, handing...Show More Summary

Villanova vs. Georgetown: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

One of the best rivalries in college basketball will be renewed Monday night, as Villanova travels down Interstate 95 to take on Georgetown at 9 p.m. ET at the Verizon Center. Jay Wright's Wildcats enter the Big East showdown with a 4-1 conference record and the No. Show More Summary

Thomas West Named Tax Legislative Counsel

Thomas C. West, Jr. (J.D., Temple; LL.M. (Taxation), Georgetown), Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel in the U.S. Treasury Department, has been named Tax Legislative Counsel, replacing Lisa Zarlenga, who served in the positiojn for four years. Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Mr. West was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig. Previously,...

Georgetown mascot Jack the Bulldog hangs with Butler Blue. It’s adorable.

Jack the Bulldog, the Georgetown mascot who’s arguably the biggest celebrity dog in Washington (well, Sunny and Bo might disagree), had an adorable doggy play date with his buddy, Butler Blue III. Ahead of Georgetown’s matchup against Butler University, the school’s mascots — which have previously bonded as fellow bulldogs repping Big East schools — hung […]

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Watch two bulldog mascots have drinks, sign autographs

TOO MUCH CUTENESS!! OMG! THIS VIDEO! !!!! Butler and Georgetown's bulldog mascots spent the day in and around Washington, D.C., ahead of the Bulldogs' game against the Hoyas on Saturday. We chronicled the entire day for you here, including their trip to a bar and the U.S. Capitol.

Ralph Lauren exec snaps up $4.2 million Georgetown house

Georgetown is getting a bit more Ralph Lauren — not another boutique, but a home for one of the company’s top executives. Jackwyn Nemerov, president and chief financial officer of the New-York based brand, last month bought a $4.25 million home in Georgetown near Tudor Place, public records show. Nemerov frequently turns up on lists of highest-paid […]

Georgetown and Butler's bulldog mascots had an adorable playdate

SPORTS DOGS! We be playin'! @GeorgetownJack's an energetic guy! #BigDawgsTour pic.twitter.com/XnzJmfIuu7 — Butler Blue III (@ButlerBlue3) January 15, 2015 Jack and @butlerblue3 discuss #BigEast hoops, treat preferences. You know, bulldog stuff. Show More Summary

What's the 'State of the Legal Market'? It's Not Pretty: Report

How's the legal market doing? Georgetown Law's Center for the Study of the Legal Profession released a report Tuesday entitled "Report on the State of the Legal Market" in conjunction with Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor. (FindLaw is also part of Thomson Reuters.) To put it bluntly, things aren't good for......

American University Law Prof Slams George Washington's 'Predatory' Poaching of 54 Its Students (Out of 97 Transfer Students)

Following up on my previous posts: The Law Student Transfer Market: Arizona State, Florida State, George Washington, Georgetown & Utah Lead The Way Further Understanding the Transfer Market -- A Look at the 2014 Transfer Data GW Hatchet, Transfer Students Pad Law School's Enrollment as Selectivity Dips Again: The GW...

George Washington University will sell Corcoran College’s historic Fillmore building

2 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

George Washington University plans to sell the historic schoolhouse in Georgetown that it took control of this summer as part of a court approved breakup of the financially-troubled Corcoran Gallery of Art. The agreement sent the museum’s art collection to the National Gallery of Art and allowed the university to absorb its College of Art […]

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