Sec. Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush Advocate for Afghan Women's 'Hard Fought Gains'
November 15, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former First Lady Laura Bush discussed solutions for sustaining the significant progress Afghan women and girls have made in the past 10 years during a symposium today at Georgetown.
University Community Commemorates Veterans Day
November 12, 2013
Georgetown remembered and honored students, faculty and staff who served in the military with Veterans Day programs yesterday on main campus and the Law Center.
Actor Kevin Spacey, Georgetown's Ron Klain Discuss Politics and Ethics
November 5, 2013
Oscar-winning actor and House of Cards star Kevin Spacey discusses ethics, politics and power with former White House politico and Georgetown government faculty member Ron Klain (C’83).
$1.25 Million NSF Grants Explore Media Characters’ Role in Early Learning
November 3, 2013
Georgetown psychology professor Sandra Calvert receives two National Science Foundation grants to examine the influence of media characters such as Elmo and Dora the Explorer on preschoolers.
Sen. Dick Durbin Speaks on Immigration Reform at Georgetown
October 29, 2013
Sen. Dick Durbin spoke at Georgetown Tuesday evening as part of an immigration reform series sponsored by the university's Institute for the Study of International Migration.
Professor at TEDX Event Says Global Poverty is Waning
October 28, 2013
Steve Radelet, distinguished professor in the practice, was one of 11 speakers to talk about making positive change in the world during Saturday's TEDxGeorgetown at Gaston Hall.
Jesuit Alumnus Helps Direct Biomedical Center in Rwanda
October 25, 2013
Rev. Jean-Baptiste Mazarati, S.J., (G'12) combines his Jesuit training as well as his education at Georgetown in his work as deputy director general at Rwanda Biomedical Center.
International Health Students Conducting Community-Based Global Research
October 24, 2013
A total of 19 seniors from the School of Nursing & Health Studies' international health program are at work on a variety of health-related projects in Brazil, Ghana, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Rwanda and Tanzania.
Infant Cognition Research Includes Program for Incarcerated Terms
October 23, 2013
Georgetown psychology professor Rachel Barr, who researches learning and memory in infants, helped create a program – using the Sesame Street's Baby Elmo – that improves bonds between incarcerated teen fathers and their children.
Vegetable-Derived Compound May Protect Against Radiation
October 22, 2013
A recent Georgetown study finds that a compound formed after cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage are consumed protects rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation.