Juvenile Justice Report by Georgetown Law Shows Arrests of D.C. Girls Rising
April 6, 2018
Arrests of girls in Washington, D.C., have increased dramatically even as overall youth arrests are down, according to a new report released by Georgetown Law’s Juvenile Justice Initiative and D.C.-based human rights organization Rights4Girls.
Put Down My Phone?! Professor Creates More Realistic Framework for Managing Social Presence
April 5, 2018
Georgetown professor Jeanine Turner co-authors a study creating a new framework for managing your social presence without losing credibility or ruining relationships.
Georgetown Selected as Lewy Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence
April 4, 2018
The Lewy Body Dementia Association designates Georgetown University Medical Center as a “Research Center of Excellence.”
Campus Service and Events Commemorate MLK’s Lasting Legacy
April 4, 2018
The university commemorates the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death with a semester of events and an April 4 service featuring Georgetown's Distinguished Artist-in Residence, Jason Moran.
After Hurricane Maria: Former Puerto Rico Governor, Alumnus Speaks at Georgetown
April 2, 2018
Luis Fortuño (SFS’82), former governor of Puerto Rico, lectures on the future of the commonwealth’s economy after Hurricane Maria in a talk sponsored by the School of Foreign Service's Center for Latin American Studies.
Parkland Student Joins Discussion on Second Amendment, Gun Violence and Health
March 29, 2018
High school student Dara Jaffe, who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, joins legal and health experts to talk about gun violence, health and the Second Amendment at Georgetown Law.
First-Generation Students Thrive in Program Celebrating 50 Years
March 28, 2018
Georgetown marks the 50th anniversary of the Community Scholars Program by celebrating its longtime commitment to affordability and access to higher education among first-generation and low-income college students.
School of Continuing Studies Partners With Global Aeronautics Company Airbus
March 28, 2018
A partnership between Georgetown's School of Continuing Studies and global aeronautics company Airbus will initially focus on the capstone, or thesis project experience, for current students pursuing the Executive Master’s in Program and Portfolio Management.
Are Childhood Reading and Math Disabilities Related? Researcher Studies Potential Connection
March 27, 2018
Georgetown researcher Guinevere Eden has embarked on a study to determine if childhood dyscalculia, a math disability, and dyslexia, a reading disability, are linked.
Author Jonathan Franzen Talks About Faith at Georgetown Lecture Series
March 26, 2018
Critically acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen converses with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Paul Elie for a Faith and Culture Lecture Series event reflecting on the author's life and writing.