Complex Reasons Spur Women to Change STEM Majors, New Georgetown Study Finds
October 11, 2017
The triple threat of low grades, gender composition of a major and gender stereotypes are what compel undergraduate women to switch from a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) major to another field, according to a new Georgetown study.
Sally Yates, Former Acting U.S. Attorney General, Now Distinguished Lecturer at Georgetown Law
October 10, 2017
As Distinguished Lecturer from Government, former U.S. Acting Attorney General Sally Yates will guest lecture, serve as a resource for students, participate in faculty workshops and engage in other Georgetown Law programming.
MBA Students Use Skills at D.C. Department of Public Works Through Trial Intern Program
October 6, 2017
Georgetown MBA students Paul LaCorte (G'18) and Leo Dzidziguri (G'18) spend their summer collecting and analyzing data while working at the D.C. Department of Public Works as part of a trial internship program through the McDonough School of Business.
Board Supports Investment Recommendation, Approves Kehoe Design Study
October 5, 2017
Georgetown’s board of directors supports a recommendation to continue the university’s practice of not investing in private prison companies and also approves a design study to renovate Kehoe Field’s playing surface.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell Addresses 'Leadership Without Authority'
October 4, 2017
Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell relates his experience with leadership in his former military and government roles in an event hosted by the McDonough School of Business' Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series and the McDonough Military Association student club.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inspires New Georgetown Law Students
October 3, 2017
Once one of only nine women in a class of more than 500 at Harvard Law, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg regales new Georgetown Law students with tales of her own law school experience during a recent lecture.
Librarian of Congress Says Libraries Still Trusted Places in Digital Age
October 2, 2017
U.S. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden says search engines and ever-changing technology have changed the shape of the traditional library, but the institutions continue to be about “the people, empowerment and connecting.”
Reverence for Life Sparks Conversation With Cardinal Wuerl and Panel
October 2, 2017
Cardinal Donald Wuerl reaffirms the Catholic community’s reverence for all stages of life during the “Lives Worthy of Respect” event held by Georgetown and the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Center.
International Theology Scholars Commemorate 500th Anniversary of Lutheran Reformation
September 29, 2017
Lutheran and Catholic scholars from around the world gather at Georgetown to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation and explore its lasting and global impact on history, theology, philosophy and culture.
School of Nursing & Health Studies Students Study Abroad in Australia
September 28, 2017
Anna Feiner and Elizabeth Schnolis, both junior nursing majors at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, take courses in acute care, mental health and other topics while refining their skills in laboratory and clinical settings at Australian Catholic University.