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Georgetown University

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University information
NameGeorgetown University
Motto in EnglishBoth into One 
EstablishedJanuary 23, 1789
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic (Jesuit)
Endowment$1.01 billion
ChairmanPaul Tagliabue
PresidentJohn J. DeGioia
Vice-presidentSpiros Dimolitsas
ProvostJames J. O'Donnell
Under graduates7,433
Post graduates5,455
Other students3,549 (continuing studies)
CityWashington, D.C., 20057
CampusUrban, 104 acre (0.4 km2)
College yell 
SportsBig East; Patriot League (football); EARC; MAISA
ColorsBlue and Gray
Athletic nicknameHoyas
MascotJack the Bulldog
AffiliationsAssociation of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

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Georgetown University is a private, Jesuit, research university whose main campus is located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The oldest Catholic university in the United States, Georgetown administers 180 programs in four undergraduate schools, three graduate and professional schools, and several specialized institutes. The faculty in international affairs and law are particularly well regarded, as most programs are highly selective. Georgetown's three urban campuses are laid out using quadrangles and rectangular lawns, with various facilities for research, sports, housing, and services. The main campus is known for the neo-Romanesque Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark.

John Carroll, later the first American bishop, founded the school in 1789, realizing efforts dating from 1634 to establish a Roman Catholic college in the province of Maryland. Georgetown expanded into a branched university after the American Civil War under the leadership of Patrick Francis Healy. Born a slave by law, Healy rose to become university president and is considered the school's second founder. Though governed independently of church authorities or the order, Jesuits have been officially involved in the school since 1805, and the institution defines its identity in significant part through its religious heritage.

The university is co-educational and has around 7,000 undergraduate and over 8,000 post-graduate students, who in most years come from all 50 U.S. states and over 120 countries. Campus groups include the nation's oldest student theater group and the largest student-run business. Georgetown's most notable alumni have served in leadership positions in government in the United States and abroad; among them are former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the current heads of state or government of six countries. The Georgetown athletic teams are called the Hoyas. The men's basketball team has won a record seven Big East championships, has played in five Final Fours, and won the national championship in 1984.

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Produced by the Gelardin New Media Center at Georgetown University. This video offers a comprehensive overview of how to operate the Panasonic DVX-100-B video camera. Part One includes: - A. BASICS: battery&power, inserting tape, record&zoom - B. VIDEO: focus, ND filter, iris, gain, white balance, VCR mode (3-3-09 version)
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President Obama comes to Georgetown University to address the nation about the state of the economy (please ignore the screaming horde of girls in the background lol).
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The 2006-2007 Tufts Beelzebubs sing their version of the Beatles' classic 'Magical Mystery Tour' at Georgetown University
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Life-changing testimony by a real Georgetown University student.
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Georgetown student talks about life at Georgetown University
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California residents will be voting in November on Proposition 19 that would allow adults 21 and older to cultivate and possess marijuana for personal use and not for profit. After a report by the Marijuana Arrest Research Project was released stating, African Americans are nearly twice more likely to be charged with marijuana possession than whites, the California chapter of the NAACP says they're supporting this measure. African Americans and Latinos make up 56 percent of all marijuana arrests in California, despite being only 44 percent of the state's population. Alyona asks, is this still about marijuana, or social injustice? Georgetown University Professor Christopher Chambers discusses this with Alyona.
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Last week an ex-Army veteran from California was arrested for driving to Detroit's largest mosque with a trunk full of explosives. Police then found Roger Stockham inside his car, outside the Islamic Center of America with a load of M-80's and other explosives in his trunk. The mainstream media has ignored this story. Alyona asks Georgetown University Professor Christopher Chambers why the media only cares about Muslim Terrorists.
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Georgetown student faces a step up or a boot out - Washington Post Tweet this news
Washington Post--Gallery: Dream job or deportation: A young illegal immigrant's uncertain fate: -Georgetown University- senior Juan Gomez, 22, is graduating magna cum laude and has a job offer from a major Wall Street investment bank. The only thing - Date : Sat, 09 Apr 2011 20:52:38 GMT+00:00
Mutombo to receive honorary degree - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--Mutombo, who holds a bachelors degree in linguistics and diplomacy from -Georgetown University-, will be honored at Haverford's May graduation ceremony, when he will also make brief remarks to about 300 graduates. Since ending his 18-year NBA ca - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 20:45:00 GMT+00:00
Ink-stained students: Georgetown University's Hoya newspaper is a microcosm of ... - Washington Post Tweet this news
Washington Post--Two newspaper staffers coolly moderate the debate, a photographer prowls the periphery, one reporter tweets and an editor stands observing it all as 18-year-old -Georgetown University- freshman Mariah Byrne furiously takes notes in her re - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 17:37:27 GMT+00:00
Softball Travels to South Florida for Three-Game Series Hoyas look to continue ... - Georgetown University Official Athletic Site Tweet this news
Georgetown University Official Athletic Site--WASHINGTON - The -Georgetown University- softball team will begin a three-game set against the University of South Florida when first pitch in an afternoon doubleheader is tossed at 1 pm tomorrow. The series w - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 23:06:12 GMT+00:00
Connelly appointed city attorney - Las Cruces Sun-News Tweet this news
Las Cruces Sun-News--Connelly attended law school at Washburn University School of Law where he obtained a doctorate of law. He earned a master of laws degree from -Georgetown University- School of Law. Before coming to Las Cruces, Connelly was city attor - Date : Sat, 09 Apr 2011 07:43:32 GMT+00:00
Outlook: What the no-fly zone in Iraq reveals about the challenges in Libya - Washington Post Tweet this news
Washington Post--Daniel Byman is a professor in the Security Studies Program at -Georgetown University- and the research director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of the forthcoming “A High Price: - Date : Fri, 25 Mar 2011 21:20:13 GMT+00:00
Former Georgetown Coach John Thompson Pays Visit to Youth Basketball Clinic - Afro American Tweet this news
Afro American--Hall of Fame inductee and legendary former -Georgetown University- basketball coach John Thompson took some time to speak to a few youth basketball teams on March 23 at the Capital Sports Complex in District Heights, Md. Sponsored by the po - Date : Sat, 26 Mar 2011 05:35:58 GMT+00:00
Female construction worker killed in Georgetown University construction accident - NewYorkInjuryNews (press release) Tweet this news
NewYorkInjuryNews (press release)--Georgetown, DC � A female construction worker was killed while working underneath the Leavey Center at -Georgetown University- on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. The fatal construction accident occurred at what was described - Date : Sat, 26 Mar 2011 05:00:41 GMT+00:00
One fourth of family medicine residencies "pharma free," says survey - Medical Marketing and Media Tweet this news
Medical Marketing and Media--Most US family medicine resident programs have limits on drug industry interaction with doctors, and a quarter shun doctor-company contacts altogether, said a survey by -Georgetown University- Medical Center and the American M - Date : Fri, 25 Mar 2011 20:48:21 GMT+00:00
Sentencing set in Georgetown University drug bust case - The Republic Tweet this news
The Republic--AP WASHINGTON � Two college students arrested at -Georgetown University- for creating a drug lab in a dorm room are scheduled to be sentenced. Charles Smith and John Perrone are scheduled to be in federal court Friday in Washington. ... - Date : Fri, 18 Mar 2011 04:50:01 GMT+00:00

Jesuit tradition :
Current Schools of Georgetown University
Undergraduate Georgetown College
School of Nursing and Health Studies
Walsh School of Foreign Service
School of Foreign Service in Qatar
School of Continuing Studies
McDonough School of Business
Graduate Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
School of Medicine
Law Center
Arab Studies Center
Public Policy Institute

Georgetown University

UndergraduateGeorgetown College * School of Nursing and Health Studies * School of Business * School of Foreign Service * Qatar
GraduateSchool of Arts and Sciences * School of Medicine * Georgetown Law * School of Continuing Studies * Public Policy Institute
ResearchBerkley Center * Prince Alwaleed Center * Contemporary Arab Studies * Alcohol Marketing and Youth * International and Regional Studies * Woodstock Theological Center
HistoryAlumni * Presidents * Faculty * Andrew White * John Carroll * Patrick Francis Healy * Edmund A. Walsh * John J. DeGioia
CampusesGeorgetown, Washington, D.C. * Medical Center * Law Center * Qatar Campus * Villa Le Balze * McGhee Center
BuildingsHealy Hall * Lauinger Library * Housing * McDonough Gymnasium * Observatory * Multi-Sport Field * Hospital
AthleticsBig East * Men's basketball * Football * Rugby * Women's lacrosse * Verizon Center * Hoya Saxa * There Goes Old Georgetown * Jack the Bulldog
Student LifeGUSA * The Corp * GUASFCU * GERMS * HOYA Clinic * ΔΦΕ * Philodemic * Improv * Mask & Bauble * Chimes * GUSIF * Solidarity
MediaThe Hoya * The Georgetown Voice * Georgetown Law Weekly * The Georgetown Heckler * WGTB * GUTV * University Press

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)

Mid WestCreighton (NE) * Detroit Mercy (MI) * John Carroll (OH) * Xavier (OH) * Loyola Chicago (IL) * Marquette (WI) * Rockhurst (MO) * Saint Louis (MO)
SouthLoyola New Orleans (LA) * Spring Hill (AL)
WestGonzaga (WA) * Seattle (WA) * Loyola Marymount (CA) * San Francisco (CA) * Santa Clara (CA) * Regis (CO)
GraduateBerkeley (CA) * Weston (MA)

568 Group

Amherst * Boston College * Brown * Claremont McKenna * Columbia * Cornell * Dartmouth * Davidson * Duke * Emory * Georgetown * Haverford * MIT * Middlebury * Northwestern * Notre Dame * Penn * Pomona * Rice * Swarthmore * University of Chicago * University of Rochester * Vanderbilt * Wake Forest * Wellesley * Wesleyan * Williams

Colleges and universities in the District of Columbia

Research UniversitiesAmerican * Catholic * George Washington * Georgetown * Howard
Master �s Colleges and UniversitiesGallaudet * Strayer * Trinity * UDC * IWP
Specialized collegesCorcoran * Dominican House * SAIS * National Defense * Washington Theological Union * Wesley Theological Seminary

Big East Conference

FootballCincinnati Bearcats * Connecticut Huskies * Louisville Cardinals * Pittsburgh Panthers * Rutgers Scarlet Knights * South Florida Bulls * Syracuse Orange * West Virginia Mountaineers
Non-FootballDePaul Blue Demons * Georgetown Hoyas* * Marquette Golden Eagles * Notre Dame Fighting Irish* * Providence Friars * St. John's Red Storm * Seton Hall Pirates * Villanova Wildcats*
See alsoBig East rivalries * Men's Basketball Tournament * Men's Basketball Player of the Year * Women's Basketball Tournament * Baseball Tournament * Football awards

Patriot League

Full members (all sports)Bucknell * Colgate * Holy Cross * Lafayette * Lehigh
Full members (except football)American * Army * Navy
Associate members (football only)Fordham * Georgetown
Associate member (women's lacrosse only)Villanova

Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges

BU * Brown * Columbia * Cornell * Dartmouth * Georgetown * Harvard * Holy Cross *
MIT * Navy * Northeastern * Penn * Princeton * Rutgers * Syracuse * Wisconsin * Yale

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