Pass a DREAM Act: University Presidents Ask Congress to Protect Students
October 16, 2017
Georgetown President John J. DeGioia, three area college presidents and student leaders make an urgent call for Congress to pass a bipartisan DREAM Act to continue protections for students under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Co-Inventor of HPV Vaccine Technology Now Researching Virus Treatment
October 13, 2017
Dr. Richard Schlegel, co-inventor of the Georgetown-owned technology that led to a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, is now working on research that may lead to a treatment for women already infected with the virus.
Report Warns City Must Do More to Prepare African American Population For New Jobs
October 12, 2017
A new Georgetown report released this morning at the city’s municipal building in Washington warns that the District of Columbia is not doing enough to prepare African Americans for newly created jobs through 2020.
Can't Even Cry: Experts Discuss the Mental Health of Syrian Refugee Children
October 12, 2017
Clinicians, nonprofit leaders, academics and national experts gathered at Georgetown this past Tuesday for a conference on the heartbreaking mental health status of Syrian refugee children.
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.