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Georgetown alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, public policy, healthcare and the arts. Read about Hoyas making their mark as men and women for others.

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Illustration by Syrian artist Diala Brisly

60 Million: Understanding the Global Refugee Crisis

Interview by Jeffrey Donahoe Last year, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that there were just under 60 million refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide, the...
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Rebecca Blue (M'08) practices and teaches both emergency medicine and aerospace medicine.

Georgetown Magazine: Med Alumna’s Career in Space Medicine

By Kate Corboy and Jeffrey Donahoe Imagine riding in an elevator ascending at fast speed. Your body wants to sink low toward the floor to compensate for the upward motion. Your blood wants to sink...
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Georgetown Magazine: Connection to the Film "Bridge of Spies"

The Cold War-era drama-thriller Bridge of Spies, nominated this year for six Academy Awards, including best picture and best original screenplay, has a connection to a multi-generational Georgetown...
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Music Comes Alive at Dahlgren

Georgetown Magazine: Music Comes Alive at Dahlgren

Backpacks and laptop bags line the side aisles as students settle themselves into this welcoming space, described by many as the heart of campus.
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The Who Rocks Georgetown

Georgetown Magazine: The Night The Who Rocked Georgetown

Towle was crouched in front of a bank of amplifiers on McDonough Gymnasium’s stage, watching a crowd of 6,000 rush toward him. It was about 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, 1969. Towle, chair of the...
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Timothy M. Gay

By Timothy Rosenberger (C’16) Photo of Timothy M. Gay Although he wasn’t yet at Georgetown for the legendary 1969 Who concert, Tim Gay (C’76) had long been curious about how the famous and...
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Crossing the Border

Georgetown Magazine: Crossing the Border

Look at any map and you will find borders. Some are formed by topography—a mountain range, the ancient path a river has gouged—but most are largely theoretical and political, drawn by human hand as a...