Outgoing Liberian President Sirleaf Speaks on Women's Leadership, Participation
December 7, 2017
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia, visits Georgetown to speak with SFS students, faculty and guests, commenting on the country's recent elections, the upcoming transition of power and women’s political leadership and participation.
Brain Chemistry Profiles Show Gulf War Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as Disorders
December 5, 2017
Georgetown researchers find distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin — chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War Illness, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Marshall Scholarships Awarded to Two Georgetown Students, One Alumnus
December 4, 2017
Georgetown students Rebecca Kuang (SFS’18), Annee Lyons (C’18) and alumnus Benjamin Johnson (NHS’17) have been named 2018 Marshall Scholars.
Award-Winning Filmmaker Ken Burns Relates Lessons Learned from Vietnam
December 1, 2017
Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns comes to campus to share insights about his latest work, The Vietnam War.
New Reporting Fellowship to Enable Student to Examine Overlooked Religious Dimension of an International Crisis
November 30, 2017
A partnership between Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting results in a student fellowship to investigate the overlooked or misunderstood religious dimension of an international crisis.
Clean Energy Advocate, Alumna Wins Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship
November 30, 2017
Georgetown alumna Deirdre Collins (C’17), Bermuda's only 2018 Rhodes Scholar, will pursue M.Phil in environmental change and management at the University of Oxford beginning next fall.
Entrepreneurial Students Explore Startup Culture at New Business School Residence
November 28, 2017
Six Georgetown undergraduates live and work together at the Yellow House for Entrepreneurship, established this year by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative at the McDonough School of Business.
Vulnerable D.C. Children, Families Helped by 2018 Legacy of a Dream Award Winner Steve Park of Little Lights Urban Ministries
November 27, 2017
Georgetown names Little Lights Urban Ministries executive director Steve Park as its 2018 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award recipient.
Georgetown Alumna, Rhodes Finalist Advocates for More Focus on Youth Mental Health
November 22, 2017
Georgetown alumna Christina Johnson's (NHS’17) research and work focusing on the mental health issues of young people earns her a spot as a finalist for the 2018 Rhodes Scholarship.
Georgetown Alumna, Rhodes Finalist Hopes to Research Cyber-Threat Evolution
November 21, 2017
Georgetown alumna Rachel Azafrani's (SFS’17) interest in the evolution of cyber threats and her work with Internet data sources earn her the distinction of being among the 2018 Rhodes finalists.