USAID Awards $19.8M for African, Asian Fertility Awareness Project
October 17, 2013
Georgetown's Institute for Reproductive Health received a $19.8 million grant for a five-year fertility awareness project in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Georgetown Awards HPV Vaccine and Mathematics Researchers
October 16, 2013
Georgetown professors Richard Schlegel and Der-Chen Chang receive the first President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teacher during Fall Faculty Convocation.
Anti-Aging Gene Loss Possible Culprit in Elderly Blindness
October 10, 2013
A recent study led by a team of Georgetown University Medical Center researchers finds that the loss of an anti-aging gene may contribute to age-related macular degeneration.
Massive Data Subject of First McCourt School of Public Policy Panel
October 9, 2013
The dean and faculty of the new McCourt School of Public Policy talk about the about the role massive data plays in public policy research.
New McCourt School of Public Policy Gets Historic Launch
October 8, 2013
Georgetown officially launches the McCourt School of Public Policy with a formal academic ceremony on the historic steps of Old North, where 14 presidents have spoken.
New Contemplative Center in Blue Ridge Mountains Gets Blessing, Dedication
October 3, 2013
Georgetown dedicates and blesses its new Calcagnini Contemplative Center, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, for the university's spiritual retreat programs.
Georgetown Dedicates Memorial to the Late Václav Havel
October 3, 2013
Dignitaries including former first lady of the Czech Republic and Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright attended the dedication to a living memorial for the late Czech president Václav Havel.
Catholic Social Thought Initiative Holds First Event on Pope Francis
October 2, 2013
The Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life's first event included remarks by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, and a panel discussion on Pope Francis with PBS NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks and other participants.
Georgetown Creates New Sustainability Office, Receives EPA Distinction
September 30, 2013
Georgetown creates a new Office of Sustainability and receives nationwide distinction as a Green Power Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency for its sustainability efforts.
Current, Former Congress Members Debate Immigration at Symposium
September 25, 2013
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) talked about the status of immigration reform during a Georgetown immigration symposium today.