Georgetown President, Board Members Honor Tagliabue's Legacy as Chair
June 11, 2015
As former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue (C’62) steps down as chair of Georgetown’s board of directors to become vice-chair on July 1, he will be remembered for his inclusive and humble style of leadership.
English Professors Named Finalists for Literary Prize
June 9, 2015
Two members of the Department of English have been named finalists for the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature: Carolyn Forché, director of Georgetown’s Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, and incoming Lannan Foundation Chair of Poetics Aminatta Forna.
Tolerance and Diversity Advocate Becomes Board of Directors Chair
June 5, 2015
Georgetown has elected longtime business executive and philanthropist William J. Doyle (C’72) – who funded the university’s innovative tolerance and diversity initiative – as its new board of directors chair.
Georgetown Divests From Direct Investments in Coal Companies
June 4, 2015
Consistent with the university’s mission and existing sustainability practices, Georgetown’s board of directors passes a resolution stating that the university will not make or continue any direct investments of endowment funds in companies whose principal business is mining coal for use in energy production.
National Political Veteran to Lead Politics and Public Service Institute
June 2, 2015
Mo Elleithee, a 20-year veteran of national politics and a 1994 alumnus of the School of Foreign Service, will lead the McCourt School's newest institute.
Neurology Department Chair to Serve as Medical Center EVP
May 29, 2015
Dr. Edward Healton, whose entire career has involved both academic medical centers and community-based settings, will serve as executive vice president at Georgetown University Medical Center for the next two years.
Physics Professor Examines Emerging Graphene Material
May 28, 2015
Physics professor Jim Freericks explores the process of using lasers to control energy bands in graphene – an emerging material that could influence the way electronics are made – in an article published in the journal Nature Communications.
FBI Director Comey, Assistant Attorney General Caldwell Speak on Cybersecurity
May 22, 2015
FBI Director James Comey and U.S. Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell address participants at Georgetown’s Third Annual Cybersecurity Law Institute May 20-21.
$10 Million Establishes Interdisciplinary Global Business Programs
May 21, 2015
Georgetown has established two new interdisciplinary programs for undergraduates with an interest in global business, thanks to gifts totaling $10 million.
Faculty, Staff Recognized for 2014-2015 Outstanding Contributions
May 20, 2015
Georgetown honors members of the university community for their teaching, scholarship and service during the 2014-2015 academic year.