Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis Progression and Recovery Subject of Doctoral Research
January 18, 2019
George Melchor Jr. (G’22), a Ph.D candidate in neuroscience and Patrick Healy Fellow, researches molecular signatures that could one day to lead to developing therapeutics that help in the recovery of patients with multiple sclerosis.
Custom Paralegal Program for Returning Citizens Graduates First Georgetown Students
January 17, 2019
Nine returning citizens are on track to get paid work as paralegals at local law firms after being trained at Georgetown, thanks to a partnership with DC’s Mayor’s Office on Returning Citizen Affairs’ (MORCA) Paralegal Fellowship Program.
Alumni Comedians Gaffigan, Birbiglia and Mulaney Raise $1 Million for First-Gen Students
January 16, 2019
Three of Georgetown’s famous alumni comedians – Jim Gaffigan (B’88), Mike Birbiglia (C’00) and John Mulaney (C’04) – raise $1 million during a sold-out performance to support first-generation college students through the Georgetown Scholars Program.
New McCourt School Dean Elected to Lead Premier Public Policy Organization
January 15, 2019
Maria Cancian, incoming dean of Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy, is elected to lead the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, which organizes a premier multidisciplinary annual research conference and publishes the prestigious Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Foreign Service-Bound Grad Student Stars in Documentary on Underrepresented Students
January 14, 2019
Kalif Robinson, a student in Georgetown's Master of Science in Foreign Service program, is one of five individuals featured in the 2018 documentary Unlikely, which explores the barriers underrepresented students face pursuing undergraduate degrees.
University to Honor the Late Social Justice Champion Rev. Charles L. Currie, S.J.
January 11, 2019
Georgetown honors Rev. Charles L. Currie, S.J., a longtime champion of social justice who passed away at age 88 on Jan. 4.
Paul F. Pelosi Public Service Scholars Program Supports SFS Students Exploring Careers in Public Service
January 10, 2019
An existing program for aspiring public servants has a boost and a new name thanks to the leadership and personal generosity of Paul (SFS’62) and Nancy Pelosi.
University Joins Amicus Brief Challenging New Immigration ‘Unlawful Presence’ Policy
January 9, 2019
Georgetown signs onto an amicus brief with 64 other universities and one university system board supporting a legal challenge to a recent immigration policy change on the calculation of “unlawful presence.”
Aspiring Diplomat Wins Rangel Fellowship After Research Among Afro-Peruvians
January 9, 2019
Georgetown alumna Bianca Uribe (C’18) is one of only 30 college students and graduates to receive the competitive 2019 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship to pursue a career in Foreign Service.
Student-Led O'Connor Conference on Life Celebrates 20 Years of National Engagement
January 8, 2019
The Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life at Georgetown, the largest student-run, pro-life conference in the nation, marks its 20th anniversary, continuing a tradition for Catholic youth that has grown exponentially over the years.