In The Know

GU Hosts Cardinal Joseph Tobin on Defending Immigrants and Refugees

January 31, 2018

Cardinal Joseph Tobin, who has accompanied immigrants to deportation hearings and challenged restrictions on resettling refugees, will outline the moral, human and religious imperatives for defending immigrants and refugees in the current national debate.


The event, “Sharing the Journey with Immigrants and Refugees,” which also includes Cardinal Tobin in conversation with students, is part of the Dahlgren Dialogue series and will take place in Georgetown University’s Dahlgren Chapel Monday, Feb. 5 at 4:00 pm. 


Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia will deliver opening remarks for the dialogue, which includes: 


Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey

Mizraim Belman Guerror, student, School of Foreign Service 

Habon Ali, student, School of Foreign Service

John Carr, director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, Georgetown University (moderator)


Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart is located at 3700 O Street on the campus of Georgetown Universtiy.

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Who's Your Ultra Violet Valentine?

January 29, 2018

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Let Ultra Violet, Georgetown's favorite florist, turn a romantic holiday ... or any day into a magical celebration!


For February 14th delivery, please order by February 12, 2018.


Ultra Violet Flowers is located at 1218 31st Street in Georgetown. Tel: 202.333.3002

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French Embassy Hosts International Shorts Film Festival Jan. 25

January 22, 2018

The International Shorts Film Festival presents 10 short films selected from more than a thousand submissions from all over the world on January 25, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:30 pm.  Admission is free but online registration is required. Valid ID required and no parking inside the embassy.


The French Embassy is located at  4101 Reservoir Rd, NW.


The screening will present ten short films including five comedy-drama short films from France: The State of Emergency by Tarek Roehlinger, Beauty Building by Benoit Bargeton, My Bald Future by Paul Cabon, Brainstorm by Christophe Clin, A Whole World For A Little World by Fabrice Bracq and I’ll Quitt Tomorrow by Jean-Pierre Michaël.


This screening of accomplished and eclectic films will be followed by an interactive audience Q&A with the festival director, Rob Aggarwal.




The State of Emergency by Tarek Roehlinger (FRANCE)

Beauty Building by Benoit Bargeton (FRANCE)

My Bald Future by Paul Cabon (FRANCE)

Brainstorm by Christophe Clin (FRANCE)

My Bakery Blossom by Michel Vrinten (GERMANY)

Stroke by Jiani Zhao (CHINA)

It’s Tough To Be... Gorka Otxoa by Teresa Bellón (SPAIN)

Exoress Checkout by Ivan Sánchez Pangrazio (SPAIN)

A Whole World For A Little World by Fabrice Bracq (FRANCE)

I’ll Quitt Tomorrow by Jean-Pierre Michaël (FRANCE)

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