Obama Speaks at Georgetown, Takes Major Action on Climate Change
June 25, 2013
President Barack Obama, who makes a major speech on climate change, becomes the most recent U.S. president to grace Georgetown's historic Old North Building.
Brain Regions for Empathy Less Active in Youths with Psychopathic Traits
June 20, 2013
Psychology professor Abigail Marsh finds that young people with psychopathic traits have less activity in regions of the brain associated with empathy.
New Student Center, Roadwork Among Major Summer Construction
June 18, 2013
Dahlgren Chapel, the new Healey Family Student Center and roadwork near the Leavey Center are among the construction and repair projects set for this summer.
Bioethics Founder, Georgetown Professor Pellegrino Passes Away
June 18, 2013
Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino, a pioneer in the field of bioethics who authored more than 600 scholarly articles, authored or co-authored 23 books and mentored countless students, passes away at 92.
Georgetown Researchers Discover Two Forms of Gulf War Illness
June 14, 2013
A new study by Georgetown researchers suggests there are two distinct forms of Gulf War Illness.
Georgetown Conducts Groundbreaking Dyslexia Research
June 12, 2013
Georgetown University Medical Center researchers find differences in how dyslexia looks in male versus female brains and determine that changes in the brain’s visual system don’t cause dyslexia.
Genetic Component of Tanning Bed Addiction to Be Explored
June 6, 2013
A study to be led by a Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center oncology professor will explore whether tanning bed addiction has genetic determinants.
Study Will Lead to Human Trial of Cancer Drug to Prevent Parkinson's
May 30, 2013
A Georgetown study in animals finds that small doses of a leukemia drug halt the production of harmful brain proteins that are linked to Parkinson's and other brain degenerative diseases.
Slight Decrease in Unemployment for College Graduates
May 29, 2013
The overall unemployment rate for recent college graduates declined 1 percent over the past year, according to a Center on Education and the Workforce study released today.
Four Georgetown Students and Alum among 2013 Pickering Fellows
May 22, 2013
Four Georgetown students and a recent alumnus from the School of Foreign Service (SFS) are among this year’s 40 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows.