Journalist, Strategists, Former White House and Defense Officials Among Five GUPolitics Fellows
August 22, 2018
A political journalist, strategist, pollster, a White House staffer and a former defense undersecretary make up the fall class of GU Politics Fellows at the McCourt School of Public Policy's Institute of Politics and Public Service.
Traditions and Advice Prepare New and Returning Students for Fall 2018
August 22, 2018
Undergraduate, graduate, medical and law students begin or return to traditions at the start of the school year, including the Welcome Back Jack! BBQ and the Mass of the Holy Spirit, as well as Weeks of Welcome events that run through October.
Speaker of Four Languages Who Struggled in High School Wins Annual McTighe Prize
August 21, 2018
Emilio Joubert (C’19) hopes to inspire the incoming class of first-year and transfer students at New Student Convocation Aug. 26 in his role as this year's McTighe Prize winner.
Georgetown Receives $1 Million Grant From Bank of America Charitable Foundation
August 20, 2018
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at the McDonough School of Business receive a $1 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to expand knowledge on workforce issues and women’s economic mobility.
Marine Corps Veteran, Law Student Receives Tillman Scholarship
August 15, 2018
Jennifer Esparza (L’20), who joined the United States Marine Corps after high school, is named a 2018 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Promising Startups Get Boost From Georgetown Entrepreneur Programs
August 9, 2018
Recent alumni and undergraduate and graduate students work on projects that provide housing to refugees and immigrants, on-the-go food options, a music app and more during the university’s eight-week StartupHoyas Summer Launch Program.
Global Health Major Excels In Leadership, Research and the Boxing Ring
August 7, 2018
Hana Burkly (NHS’19, G’20), who runs a student-run, not-for-profit organization that recruits university students to teach English in underserved schools around the world, is also a boxer.
Going to Extremes: New Book Shows How Groups, Nations Radicalize Each Other
August 2, 2018
Psychology professor Fathali Moghaddam focuses on how groups and leaders radicalize each other in his new book, Mutual Radicalization: How Groups and Nations Drive Each Other to Extremes.
Georgetown Ethicist Responds to Pope’s Capital Punishment Announcement
August 2, 2018
Dr. Daniel Sulmasy (G’95), recently appointed acting director of Georgetown’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics, comments on the pope’s recent announcement rejecting the death penalty in Catholic Church teachings.
NSF Awards Go to Grad Students Researching Cancer, Cognition, Salt Marshes
July 31, 2018
Four Georgetown Ph.D. candidates in psychology, biology and tumor biology receive awards from the National Science Foundation for their potential to contribute to scientific innovation.