Georgetown Honors its First Rabbi, the Late Harold White
September 2, 2015
Georgetown remembers its much beloved Rabbi Harold White, who spent more than half a century at Georgetown teaching, counseling and promoting interreligious understanding.
Papal Visit Spurs Georgetown Events, Scholarly Commentary
September 1, 2015
Georgetown marks the first visit of Pope Francis to the United States with activities and events while scholars share their expertise on the pontiff, his visit and the future of the papacy.
New Student Living-Learning Residence Honors Catholic, Jesuit Traditions
August 31, 2015
Nearly 150 rising juniors and seniors will this fall become part of the new Spirit of Georgetown Residential Academy, where undergraduates pledge to apply Georgetown’s values in their daily lives and seek a deeper appreciation of what comprises a Jesuit education.
Politics Fellows to Engage With Students at New Institute
August 27, 2015
Former Puerto Rican Gov. Luis Fortuño (F’86), Buzzfeed’s John Stanton and CNN’s Brianna Keilar are among the five inaugural Fellows announced today at the launch of Georgetown’s new Institute for Politics and Public Service (IPPS).
Grateful Senior to Share Georgetown Experience With First-Years
August 26, 2015
Timothy Rosenberger (C’16) says he's grateful for the people he’s encountered at the university who have helped him thrive, and he's eager share that Georgetown experience with the incoming class of first-years as the 2015 McTighe Prize winner during New Student Convocation.
Professor: How Media Shaped Collective Katrina Memories
August 25, 2015
A new book by Louisiana native Bernie Cook, Georgetown's director of film and media studies, looks at how media representations affected collective impressions of the devastating 2005 hurricane.
Georgetown Cancer and Aging Study Funded by $6.4 Million NCI Grant
August 24, 2015
A $6.4 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) goes to Georgetown Lombardi scientist Dr. Jeanne Mandelblatt to conduct population science research involving older cohorts of breast cancer survivors.
Study: Brain Sees Pictures After Learning New Words
August 21, 2015
The brain sees words as pictures instead of as a group of letters needing to be processed, according to a Georgetown Medical Center study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Georgetown Engages Renowned Sustainability Expert to Help Set Goals
August 20, 2015
Architect and sustainable development pioneer Bill McDonough led a workshop at Georgetown this week, urging community members to embrace creative sustainability efforts in keeping with the university’s Catholic and Jesuit traditions.
Georgetown Student Helps Women Who Code
August 19, 2015
Computer science major Klarizsa Padilla (C'17) mentors peers through GU Women Who Code and high school students on campus for Georgetown's Summer College Immersion Program.