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Thank You to Our Faculty, Staff, and Students

These are unprecedented circumstances that we are all navigating, and we’re grateful to the many Georgetown employees and first responders for all that you do, as this is the truest example of our values in action.

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A Message from President DeGioia

As we once again grapple with the devastating impact of racism and hatred in our nation, we know we have much to do to rebuild our nation.

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Georgetown Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2020!

This past weekend, we recognized #Hoyas2020  virtually with the 2020 Conferral of Degrees in Course. To congratulate the graduating class, @georgetownalumni came together to offer their advice and celebratory messages.

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Social Distancing

Georgetown Law is committed to minimizing the spread of COVID-19 and we encourage our community to practice social distancing of at least 6 ft (1.8 m).

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Congrats #Hoyas2020!

Notable Georgetown alumni welcome the newest graduates with advice and encouragement during the virtual commencement ceremony.

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Chaplains Offer Weekly Reflections

As a way to move into the online world of connectivity, chaplains in @GeorgetownOCM will offer weekly reflections for the community.

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Provost’s Blog

The Global Research University

July 9th, 2020

The title of this blog has inherent redundancies – the words “global” and “research” might be read as implying there is another option, something that might be called the “nonglobal research university.” Such an institution no longer exists. Over the past few decades, with special acceleration from the use of the internet, scholars around the […]

The Foundational Contributions of Staff at Universities

July 2nd, 2020

I’ve written recently about the challenges to the roles of students and faculty during the COVID-19. This is a companion post. In mid-March, 2020, Georgetown students left their dormitories for home or sheltered in place in their apartments in DC. The campus was emptied of student presence. At the same time, faculty went to their […]

Not Just the Students but Faculty Too

June 25th, 2020

I’ve written about important lessons learned at universities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some thoughts noted the homogenizing features of university campuses for students. All students on a residential campus, regardless of their home environments, have the same dormitories, the same food, the same study spaces, the same library access, the same internet […]

The Death of Slow, Part 2

June 17th, 2020

Last week I lamented the pressure for fast decisions in this world overwhelmed by data but under-resourced for information. Here, “data” means a report of attributes of some person, organization, event, or other entity. “Information” occurs when data are used to help make decisions. It gives meaning to data. In a few days, my attention […]

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research