Women Fill Only 17 Percent of Corporate Board Seats
March 11, 2016
Business professor Catherine Tinsley finds that women make up only 17 percent of corporate board seats, despite the fact that nearly half of the labor force is female and 51 percent of management and professional occupations are held by women.
Students Help Humanize Migration on U.S.-Mexico Border
March 10, 2016
Georgetown’s Kino Border Immersion program, co-sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service, is one of the university's alternative spring break opportunities for students.
Georgetown Oncologist With NASA Grant Talks About Astronaut Scott Kelly
March 8, 2016
Dr. Albert J. Fornace Jr. of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center talks about cosmic radiation, potential health concerns for astronaut Scott Kelly and the implications for a future Mars mission.
Minority Health Initiative Council Co-Led by International Health Major
March 3, 2016
International health major Jordan Smith (NHS’17) co-chairs the Minority Health Initiative Council, a student-led organization within the School of Nursing & Health Studies that facilitates access and support for minority students within the school and works to promote health equity.
New Center Holds Conference on European Antisemitism
March 2, 2016
The newly launched Center for Jewish Civilization hosts the first Keith Stoltz Biennial Conference on Jewish Civilization called “Understanding Contemporary European Anti-Semitism." The all-day event featured a variety of speakers ranging from State Department representatives to renowned scholars.
Medical School Alumna is Flight Surgeon for Virgin Galactic
March 1, 2016
Dr. Rebecca Blue, a 2008 graduate of the School of Medicine, is a flight surgeon for Virgin Galactic, the first commercial spaceflight company.
Georgetown Writer Authored Basis of 'Bridge of Spies'
February 29, 2016
Several Georgetown alumni helped Beth Amorosi (C’89) republish the book Strangers on a Bridge, upon which the film Bridge of Spies is based. The film is based on the true story of Amorosi's uncle, John Donovan, who attended Georgetown in the early 1960s before joining the Marines.
New Black Georgetown Remembered Book Celebrated With Community
February 25, 2016
The university celebrates the 25th anniversary edition of Black Georgetown Remembered with a celebration in Gaston Hall that included a panel discussion and memories of the rich black community that once surrounded the campus.
Dream of a Center for Jewish Civilization to Become Reality This Month
February 24, 2016
Georgetown program blossoms into the Center for Jewish Civilization with an official launch celebration slated for Feb. 29.
Georgetown Receives $10 Million for Forensic Research on the Holocaust
February 24, 2016
Georgetown announces a $10 million gift that will endow a program on the forensic study of the Holocaust at its new Center for Jewish Civilization.