Meeting in Rome last week, the Georgetown board of directors approved a new Department of African American Studies, several advanced degrees and a new solar power agreement, and met with Vatican leaders.
Georgetown Law hosts 'The Color of Surveillance' conference, with lawyers, scholars and other experts exploring the pervasiveness of policing in black communities and other connections between surveillance and race.
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.
The Georgetown board of directors approves a new African American studies major, capitalizing on the foundation of the current minor, increasing student interest and the university’s emphasis on interdisciplinary study and racial justice.
While college access has increased among African Americans, they are overrepresented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs, according to a new study by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce.
By failing to pursue desegregation and integration, U.S. public schools are making it harder for minority students to thrive academically, according to research by Georgetown sociology professor Leslie Hinkson.
Citing the recent incidents and long history of racial injustice in the United States, Georgetown President John J. DeGioia lays out a series of commitments to inform the university’s work to address racial injustice, in a speech to the university community.
Georgetown rounds out a week of events to honor Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual Let Freedom Ring! concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and recognition of an emerging community leader in Washington, D.C.