NSF Grants Fund Butterfly, Birds, Plants and Climate Change Study
March 14, 2018
Biology professor Leslie Ries holds three NSF grants to research how monarch butterfly habitats have changed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, as well as the impacts of climate change and natural disasters on the springtime emergence of plant, bird and insect species.
Ugandan Student Hopes to Improve Her Country Through Environmental Law
March 13, 2018
Georgetown Law student Jeanie Namugga (L’18) of Uganda plans to be a pioneer in her country's courts and provide insights on environmental and energy matters.
Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even In Older Women, Research Shows
March 12, 2018
New Georgetown research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows that a family history of breast cancer continues to increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women, a finding that could impact mammography screening decisions later in life.
Academic, Financial Support Critical to Low-Income and Minority Student Success
March 8, 2018
A recent book co-authored by Georgetown professor Harry Holzer shows that low-income and minority students are far more likely to complete their degrees at colleges and universities that provide academic and financial support.
Georgetown's New Design Thinking Course Offers Global and Local Components
March 8, 2018
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business launches a new design thinking and service consulting course for its MBA program that focuses the local and global components of work with the government and nonprofit sectors.
Artist-in-Residence Moran, Poet Elizabeth Alexander Explore Local Roots at Georgetown Event
March 7, 2018
Acclaimed jazz pianist Jason Moran, Georgetown’s Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, and renowned poet Elizabeth Alexander explore the influence of local radio in Washington, D.C., on their work during an arts discussion at Georgetown.
Georgetown Celebrates Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day
March 6, 2018
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security’s (GIWPS) and other university entities hold events in honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.
Newborn Babies Who Suffer Stroke Regain Language Function in Opposite Side of Brain
March 2, 2018
Georgetown University Medical Center investigators find that a decade or two after a perinatal stroke damages the left “language” side of the brain, affected teenagers and young adults use the right sides of their brain for language.
Lawyer Depicted in The Post Movie is Georgetown Alumnus, Boxing Teacher
March 1, 2018
Tony Essaye (C'55), one of the lawyers depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie The Post, also teaches boxing at Georgetown.
Industry Development Focus of Third Africa Business Conference at Georgetown
February 28, 2018
Business leaders from across Africa discuss the development of various industries – entertainment, energy, education, entrepreneurship and more – during the third annual Africa Business Conference, co-sponsored by Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and the School of Foreign Service.