All Ears: Professor Gets NEH Grant for Book on History of U.S. Wiretapping
August 17, 2017
Brian Hochman, associate professor of English, earns his second grant in two years from the NEH to research a book, tentatively titled All Ears: A History of Wiretapping in the United States.
Working for the Common Good: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education Conference Includes Georgetown Delegation
August 16, 2017
A Georgetown delegation of 16 students, faculty and staff joins hundreds of representatives from U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities to present on topics ranging from racial justice to immigration and explore ways institutions can best use their resources for the common good.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Delivers Remarks at Innovation Event
August 9, 2017
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin speaks at Georgetown for the federal department's second annual “VA Innovation Demo Day," an event the School of Nursing & Health Studies helped to organize.
Book Shows How Black Artists Address Violence, Dehumanization, Exploitation
August 7, 2017
Theater and performing arts chair and professor Soyica Diggs Colbert explores how artists from Beyoncé to Spike Lee reimagine blackness in the face of violence and oppression in her new book, Black Movements: Performance and Cultural Politics (Rutgers University Press, 2017).
Mussolini’s Favorite Jazz Singers Were Jewish, New Book Reveals
July 28, 2017
Music professor Anna Celenza explores Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's fascination with jazz, how the music flourished in Italy between 1920 and 1945 and the surprising influence Italian musicians had on American culture in her new book.
Georgetown Professor Elected President of the American Historical Association
July 21, 2017
Best known for his book, Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the 20th-Century World (W.W. Norton, 2000), University Professor John R. McNeill has been elected to serve as president of the American Historical Association.
Georgetown Hosts its First National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, Includes Capitol Hill Advocacy
July 20, 2017
More than 360 students and advisors from 27 Jesuit institutions are on campus to share ideas and advocate for higher education initiatives on Capitol Hill as part of the 2017 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference.
Police Violence Against Black Men Subject of New Book by Georgetown Law Professor
July 18, 2017
Paul Butler, the Albert Brick Professor at Georgetown Law, answers questions about his recently published book showing that police violence against men of color in America is widespread and regularly supported by judges and politicians.
Physics Team Makes Breakthrough on Abrupt Aging Soft Materials
July 17, 2017
A study co-authored by Georgetown College physics professor Emanuela Del Gado discover a “snapping back” or "abrupt aging" reaction that occurs when very soft materials – gelatin or yogurt, for example — rupture at a microscopic level.
Students and Alumni Work on Launching Ventures During Summer Entrepreneurial Program
July 12, 2017
The McDonough School of Business StartupHoyas Summer Launch Program helps 13 entrepreneurial ventures by students and recent graduates during its annual eight-week incubator.