McCourt School Announces Baker Innovation Grant Winners
March 9, 2017
The Baker Center for Leadership & Governance at the McCourt School of Public Policy announces its recipients of the Baker Innovation Grant supporting the development of ideas to solve pressing global policy challenges.
Biology of Global Health Senior Researches Ways to Combat Parasite
March 8, 2017
Biology of global health senior Breanna Walsh (C’17) conducts research biology professor Heidi Elmendorf's lab that may one day help identify drugs to combat a common intestinal parasite.
Georgetown Celebrates Its Female Scientific Community
March 8, 2017
Women of Georgetown have made dramatic contributions to scientific knowledge over several decades, including today's faculty, who with students conduct a wide variety of well-funded research.
Former Hague Institute President Becomes SFS Centennial Fellow
March 7, 2017
Abi Williams, former president of The Hague Institute for Global Justice, becomes a Centennial Fellow at the School of Foreign Service, where he'll finish editing a book to be published by Oxford University Press.
Law Center National Security Women’s Forum Honors Alumnae
March 6, 2017
Avril Haines (L’01) and Emily Spitzer (L’80) are honored at 2017 Women’s Forum at Georgetown Law focusing on the future of national security and immigration.
Nobody Walked the Plank: Book Debunks Pirate Stereotypes
March 3, 2017
Alumna Daphne Palmer Geanacopoulos pens a book that shows pirates are not as bad as history makes them out to be, and that only Johnny Depp looked like Jack Sparrow.
Johns Hopkins Vice Provost to Become Georgetown’s New College Dean
March 2, 2017
Christopher Celenza, vice provost for faculty affairs at Johns Hopkins University and an expert in the intellectual life of the Italian Renaissance, will become dean of Georgetown College this summer.
U.N. Climate Chief Says Other Countries Not Swayed by U.S. Pullback
March 1, 2017
Patricia Espinosa, the United Nations’ climate chief, speaks at Georgetown about the United States’ pullback from its positions on climate change.
Georgetown Professor Questions Claims About Prehistory in New Book
February 28, 2017
Professor Karl Widerquist co-authors a book debunking the myth about prehistory that everyone is now better off because of the existence of government and property rights.
First Female U.N. Peacekeeping Operation Commander Advocates for Gender Equality
February 27, 2017
The first and only woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping operation speaks at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security about her work to advance gender equality in military operations.