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.
Loving vs. Virginia Anniversary Prompts New Book on Interracial Intimacy in America by Georgetown Law Professor
September 26, 2017
Georgetown Law Professor Sheryll Cashin publishes a new book, Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, during the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Supreme Court decision ending the ban on interracial marriage.
Sacred Lecture Series Begins With Cardinal Wuerl on Pope Francis and Synodality
September 25, 2017
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C., opens this semester’s Dahlgren Sacred Lecture Series with reflections of Pope Francis’ collegial approach and use of the 50-year tradition of synodality that he said could reshape pastoral care within the Catholic Church.
D.C. Education Leader, Alumna Kaya Henderson Joins Georgetown as Distinguished Scholar in Residence
September 22, 2017
Alumna Kaya Henderson becomes Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Georgetown, where she will work with the university's president and provost to conduct research and advise on issues such as affordable higher education models, racial justice, college access and success.
Heads of State, CEOs and Georgetown Reveal New HeforShe Campaign Report
September 21, 2017
A group of 30 heads of state, CEOs and college presidents, including President John J. DeGioia, were in New York yesterday to officially unveil a new gender parity report for the United Nations Women HeForShe campaign.
New Project at Georgetown to Track Free Speech Incidents Across Country
September 20, 2017
A new two-year academic inquiry at Georgetown, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is documenting and analyzing hundreds of incidents around the country in which free speech has been challenged.
Charlottesville and Beyond Panel Fits Into Larger Effort to Combat Hate
September 20, 2017
A group of Georgetown academics and religious leaders participate in a panel discussion this week to reassess the role religious communities and universities may play in the wake of the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month.