Edilma Yearwood, associate professor and chair of professional nursing practice, and Brian Floyd, assistant dean in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, use a Georgetown Jesuit Mission Grant to collect oral histories of the first two African American nursing students to graduate from what was then the School of Nursing.
Bronze Star medal recipient and law student Ty Pinkins (L'20) creates a nonprofit providing a weeklong leadership skills immersion experience in the nation’s capital for underserved teens from his native Mississippi Delta region.
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.
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.
Lucile Adams-Campbell, associate director for minority health and health disparities research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine.