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.
African American Faculty Member, Alumna and Student Awarded for Excellence
February 27, 2018
Professor Gwen Mikell, Taurjhai Purdie (C’20) and Terri Carmichael Jackson (C'89, L'92) are honored for their achievements at the 2018 Patrick Healy Dinner.
Frederick National Laboratory and Georgetown Launch Research and Education Collaboration
February 27, 2018
A new memorandum of understanding between Georgetown and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland, aims to expand both institutions’ research and training missions in the biomedical sciences.
Former CIA Official Serving as Georgetown Distinguished Executive-in-Residence
February 26, 2018
Meroe Park (SFS’89), former executive director of the CIA, will provide faculty, students and university leaders with insights and perspectives as the university’s newest Distinguished Executive-in-Residence.
National Unity Focus of NYT Columnist David Brooks' Georgetown Talk
February 23, 2018
New York Times columnist David Brooks explores how America might restore a sense of national unity during the McCourt School of Public Policy's 2018 Whittington Lecture.
Senior Who Applies Computer Science to Medical Issues Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship
February 22, 2018
Ayan Mandal (C’18) wins a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship and will use it to pursue a Ph.D. in psychiatry at the University of Cambridge.
Georgetown Marks Its Olympic History
February 21, 2018
Georgetown’s history of producing Olympians includes at least 33 athletes and 15 medal winners who have competed in track and field, rowing, basketball, equestrian, kayaking and, as of this year, men’s bobsledding.
New Book on Alzheimer's Explores Experience of Those Affected
February 20, 2018
Oxford University Press publishes Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know, a book by Georgetown emeritus psychology professor Steven Sabat that examines the disease from the perspective of those who have it.