Georgetown to Help Evaluate Sesame Street Autism Initiative
April 6, 2016
Sesame Workshop, the organization behind Sesame Street, selects Georgetown and Children’s National Health System researchers to lead an evaluation of an initiative designed to reduce stigma and build understanding about autism spectrum disorder.
Faculty, Academic Staff, Philanthropists Honored For Service, Support At Convocation
April 6, 2016
Georgetown recognizes faculty members and academic professionals for their 20 years of service as well as distinguished donors who support the university’s academic enterprise during the 2016 Spring Faculty Convocation.
Leonsis Prize to Support Student, Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
April 6, 2016
The Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize will provide financial support to Georgetown students and recent alumni launching or preparing to launch new businesses that address pressing problems in today's world.
Disciplines Combine for Night of Theater at School of Medicine
April 5, 2016
A series of 10-minute plays with a medical bent by students, faculty and staff across all campuses was recently performed at the School of Medicine's newly renovated W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Amphitheater.
Professor Explores What Defines Happiness in China
April 4, 2016
Becky Hsu, assistant professor of sociology, explores the concept of happiness and the “good life” in China with a grant of nearly $1 million from the John Templeton Foundation.
Students to Make Commitments, Attend Clinton Global Initiative University
March 31, 2016
Georgetown students are among the 1,000 innovation leaders attending the prestigious 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University April 1-3 meeting for commitments to action toward global challenges.
Student Social Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas to Help Homeless, Immigrants
March 30, 2016
Fourteen teams of students from across campus pitch ideas designed to help the homeless, immigrants and more in a competition sponsored by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative.
Angry Voters, Constant News Make for Tense White House Race
March 29, 2016
Veteran communications strategist Jon Haber, an instructor for the public relations and corporate communications program, says presidential primary voters are angry, fearful and frustrated, and they now have more ways to tweet, post, share and disseminate their feelings.
Georgetown Establishes Racial Wealth Divide Initiative
March 28, 2016
Georgetown's Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) partners with two companies to create the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative addressing racial disparities in five cities.
Gates Cambridge Scholar, Alumnus Hopes to Advance Educational Equity
March 24, 2016
Georgetown alumnus Michael Meaney (SFS’12) hopes to explore how technology might expand educational equity as one of this year's 35 Gates Cambridge Scholars.