Black Alumni Summit Recap
October 23, 2015
Georgetown held the first-ever Black Alumni Summit October 23-25. More than 230 alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered together to celebrate the Black alumni community and reconnect with one another and the university.
Georgetown Co-Hosts Sec. Kerry’s Climate, Clean Energy Investment Forum
October 20, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry and President John J. DeGioia sit down to talk about climate solutions and clean energy during a two-day conference that also features Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.
Symposium to Explore Career Diversity for Doctoral Students
October 19, 2015
A national discussion will take place at Georgetown Oct. 23-24 on how to foster career diversity for language and literature doctoral students and graduates.
Energy Secretary Moniz Speaks as Part of Climate Forum at Georgetown
October 19, 2015
Secretary Moniz speaks at Georgetown on the second day of Secretary of State John Kerry’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum and participation by university leaders and faculty members.
Researchers Report First Therapy Appearing to Reverse Decline in Parkinson's
October 17, 2015
An FDA-approved drug for leukemia improved cognition, motor skills and non-motor function in patients with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia in a small clinical trial, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).
Women and Climate Change Symposium, Report Calls for Inclusion
October 16, 2015
U.N. Special Envoy for Climate Change Mary Robinson joins a panel at Georgetown to talk about the important role women need to play developing plans for global climate change solutions.
Research and Teaching Honored at Fall Faculty Convocation
October 15, 2015
Members of the university community gather to recognize the teaching and scholarship of two distinguished professors representing the fields of performing arts and chemistry, as well as the research achievements of more than 45 faculty members during Fall Faculty Convocation.
More Hispanics in College, But Most Choose Lower-Paying Majors
October 14, 2015
New research by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce shows that while more Hispanics are going to college, most of them are not majoring in subjects that will result in high-paying jobs.
NFL Players Association's T-Shirts Benefits Georgetown's Cancer Center
October 13, 2015
The sale of the NFL Player Association's "One Team For The Cure" T-shirts will help support the Georgetown's breast cancer research.
National Symposium to Address Hurricane Katrina Impacts
October 9, 2015
A national symposium at Georgetown Oct. 22-23 will examine the impacts of Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans on memory, culture, history, media, policy and social justice, and include panel discussions, a film screening and a musical performance.