Medical Students to Benefit from Doctor's Heart Sounds on iTunes
August 8, 2012
An iTunes version of a book by a revered Georgetown cardiologist now allows medical students and clinicians to hear nearly 3,000 heart sounds and murmurs to help them diagnose heart disease.
South 10 Years Behind Rest of U.S. in High-Wage, High-Skill Jobs
August 6, 2012
The Southern region of the United States is a decade behind the rest of the country in developing high-wage, high-skill jobs that require postsecondary education, according to a new Georgetown study.
Humans, Dolphins Only Mammals to Socialize Based on Subcultures
July 31, 2012
Georgetown researchers have discovered that bottlenose dolphins are the only mammals besides humans to associate with one another based on cultural behavior with tools.
First Double Amputee Army Commander Acts in Battleship Movie
July 23, 2012
Col. Gregory Gadson (G'09), the Army's first double amputee to serve as commander of a garrison – located at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, stars in a summer action film.
University Announces Expansion of 'Georgetown Downtown' Presence
July 19, 2012
The School of Continuing Studies (SCS), designed to help fulfill the university's mission of engagement and educational outreach to the surrounding community, will relocate to the heart of downtown Washington, D.C.
Psychology Professor Named President of Child Development Foundation
July 18, 2012
Deborah Phillips, a professor of psychology at Georgetown, will become the new president of the Foundation for Child Development on Sept. 1.
Georgetown, Medstar Create Brain Plasticity Center
July 12, 2012
Georgetown and Medstar National Rehabilitation Network team up to create the Center for Brain Plasticity to research plasticity as recovery tool in conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and dementia.
Students, Alumni Win Tillman Military Scholarships for 2012-2013
July 9, 2012
David Dixon (G’15), a Marine Corps captain whose base came under attack during Operation Iraqi Freedom, is one of three Georgetown graduate students receiving scholarships from the Pat Tillman Foundation for the next academic year.
Student Sustainability Group Wins White House Video Contest
July 3, 2012
Georgetown Energy, a student-run group dedicated to energy solutions in Washington D.C., and around the world, has won the Best Overall Video award from the White House’s Youth Sustainability Challenge.
Alumnus Who Worked for Immigration Reform Gives Back to GU Students
June 29, 2012
Alberto Morales (NHS’12) grew up in a predominately Latino neighborhood in south side Chicago, where it was “cooler” to be a gang chief than a college student.