NIH Awards Georgetown $6.1 Million for New Health Disparities Center
June 26, 2012
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities has awarded a five-year, $6.1 million grant to Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) to establish the Center of Excellence for Health Disparities in Our Nation’s Capital (CEHD).
First Huntington Disease Center Established in Washington, D.C., Area
June 24, 2012
Georgetown University Medical Center in collaboration with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital today announced the launch of the Huntington Disease Care, Education and Research Center.
America Editor-In-Chief to Take GU Ethics Position in 2014
June 22, 2012
Rev. Drew Christiansen, S.J., who will step down as editor-in-chief from the Catholic magazine America in October, has been appointed Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Human Development at Georgetown, beginning in January 2014.
City’s Homeless Benefit from Student Donations
June 20, 2012
Georgetown students and young alumni donated 10 truckloads of goods to the homeless before they graduated or left for summer break last month.
Interim Dean for School of Continuing Studies Named
June 18, 2012
Georgetown President John J. DeGioia has announced the appointment of Walter Rankin as interim dean for the School of Continuing Studies (SCS), beginning July 1.
Major International Development Forum Takes Place at Georgetown
June 15, 2012
A host of world and business leaders, academics and U.S. government officials were those among attending a conference at Georgetown hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Campus Plan Agreement Reached Between GU, Community, D.C. Government
June 6, 2012
Georgetown University, community leaders and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray announced a historic agreement today on the university’s Campus Plan, as well as a new partnership to align the future goals of the university and the District of Columbia.
Daughter of Vietnamese Immigrants Creates Program in Mongolia
June 4, 2012
Weeks after crossing a stage to receive her diploma from Georgetown, Nhaca Le (SFS’12) traversed the globe to teach English in rural Mongolia as part of an initiative she established through Learning Enterprises.
Average Priest Age Now Nearly 20 Years Older Than 1970
June 1, 2012
The American priest is on average two decades older now than in recent years, but he has higher morale, according to a new book by researchers at the Georgetown-affiliated Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate.
Career Center Being Renamed for Longtime Georgetown Supporter
May 31, 2012
Georgetown’s career center will be formally renamed June 2 in honor of an alumnus who has given 50 years of service to the university since graduating from Georgetown College in 1962.