Bioethics of Medical Error Topic of Georgetown Event
February 3, 2014
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics will explore medical error and its consequences during a Feb. 6 event that launches a new series, “Conversations in Bioethics,” established by the institute.
Former MIT President: Experimentation Heart of Universities' Future
January 31, 2014
Susan Hockfield, former president at MIT, said the core principals of innovation and experimentation are essential for universities to explore the future of higher education during Georgetown's Designing the Future(s) event Thursday.
Congress Members Salute Georgetown’s 225th Anniversary
January 23, 2014
Six members of Congress, five of whom are alumni, recently paid tribute to Georgetown in the Congressional Record to mark the 225th anniversary of the university's founding.
Emerging D.C. Leader Awarded During MLK Tribute Featuring Dionne Warwick
January 21, 2014
Georgetown celebrates the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. while presenting its 2014 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award to Lecester Johnson during the Let Freedom Ring musical celebration at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. See the photos
Social Justice Project Includes Research on Cambodian Dropout Rate
January 16, 2014
Margot "Annie" Dale (C'14), who analyzed the high school dropout rate of children in Cambodia, was one of four Georgetown students who researched social justice issues abroad in the Education and Social Justice Project fellowship program.
MLK Week Includes Award to D.C. Educator, Service and Teaching
January 15, 2014
Georgetown's weeklong celebration honors the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. by awarding an emerging D.C. leader, teaching about the March on Washington and several events.
New Hospitality Master's Degree To Prepare Students for Global Careers
January 8, 2014
The School of Continuing Studies' new master's in hospitality management program aims to leverage connections in Washington, D.C., and abroad in an industry that has an optimistic growth outlook.
Language and Linguistics Ph.D.s to Get Career Help through MLA Project
January 7, 2014
The Modern Language Association (MLA) supports a pilot project at Georgetown and two other sites to foster career diversity for language and literature doctoral students and graduates.
Deaf Student With Cochlear Implant Argues for Bridging Two Worlds
January 6, 2014
Heather Artinian (C'15), born deaf and the subject of the 2000 documentary film Sound and Fury, is now an advocate for understanding between the hearing impaired and hearing communities.
School of Medicine Offering Combined M.D./M.Ph. with Johns Hopkins
January 3, 2014
A new formal agreement between Georgetown's School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health allows students to seek a combined doctor of medicine and master's in public health degree.