Doctoral Student to Use Fellowship for Brain Iron Deficiency Research
December 12, 2016
Erika Raven (G’17), a Ph.D. candidate in Georgetown’s Interdisciplinary Program for Neuroscience (IPN), receives the 2017 Marshall Sherfield Fellowship for postdoctoral work in the United Kingdom.
SFS Alumna Translates Research Experience to Service Into South Africa
December 9, 2016
Georgetown alumna Jescinta Izevbigie (SFS’14) focuses on gender issues in post-conflict African countries, including South Africa.
Study: Use of Mobile Money Lifts Nearly 200,000 Kenyans Out of Poverty
December 8, 2016
A study by a Georgetown economics professor and a colleague at MIT shows that expanding a mobile money system in Kenya helped bring hundreds of thousands of households out of poverty, especially those headed by women.
Obama Appoints Georgetown Professor to Intellectual Disabilities Committee
December 7, 2016
President Obama appoints Tawara Goode, assistant professor of pediatrics at Georgetown’s Center for Child and Human Development, to the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
New Mentor Program Pairs Global Leaders With Executive MBA Students
December 6, 2016
Leaders from top global companies mentor Executive MBA students at McDonough School of Business through a new program aimed at developing and advancing students' leadership capabilities while enriching their support and advisory networks.
Vice President Joe Biden Warns Against Financial Industry Deregulation
December 5, 2016
Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Georgetown on the importance of sound financial sector regulation. Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, makes introductory remarks.
Professors, Award-Winning Filmmakers Discuss Legal, Policy Issues Portrayed in HBO Miniseries
December 2, 2016
Georgetown Law professors and two award-winning filmmakers discuss the issues associated with the criminal justice system as portrayed in the recent HBO miniseries The Night Of.
Rhodes Finalist Researches and Advocates for Mental Health Issues
December 2, 2016
Rhodes Scholarship finalist Benjamin Johnson (NHS'17) is interested in the intersection between neuroscience and global health and researches how isolation and mental health connect with physical health.
Georgetown Launches Regulatory Affairs Master’s Program
December 1, 2016
The School of Continuing Studies will expand its graduate degree offerings in the fall of 2017 with the launch of a new Master of Professional Studies in Regulatory Affairs.
Interior Secretary: Climate Change Always a Priority in Obama Administration
November 30, 2016
U.S Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and senior White House advisor Brian Deese reflect on how climate change remained a consistent priority throughout the Obama Administration during Georgetown’s sixth installment of “The Exit Interview."