Author Jonathan Franzen Talks About Faith at Georgetown Lecture Series
March 26, 2018
Critically acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen converses with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Paul Elie for a Faith and Culture Lecture Series event reflecting on the author's life and writing.
University Joins Conversations on Social Movements, Gun Violence
March 24, 2018
Georgetown convenes conversations with its scholars, student leaders and members of the faith community on social movements and gun violence the day before the March for Our Lives event.
Global Health Commitment Bolstered by New Agreement, Flu Pandemic Centenary Project
March 23, 2018
A recent agreement with an epidemic preparedness coalition and a newly created university-wide Spanish flu centenary project are enhancing the university’s commitment to global health.
New McCourt School Poll Explores Americans’ Lost Faith in Institutions
March 23, 2018
During its annual LEAD Conference, the McCourt School of Public Policy announces a new poll designed to create a better understanding of declining trust in institutions and how that may be connected to technological change.
Alumnus With History Passion Returns as Chief Operating Officer
March 22, 2018
Geoffrey Chatas (C’85), Georgetown’s new senior vice president and chief operating officer, says it was a class with history professor Kathryn Olesko that set him on his academic and career path.
Inaugural Award Goes to VP for Diversity, Equity and Affirmative Action
March 21, 2018
Rosemary Kilkenny, Georgetown’s first vice president for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Affirmative Action, delivers the annual Biondi Copeland Lecture and receives the inaugural Lancaster Award for her support of women in higher education.
Tough Topics Part of 2018 Doyle Symposium on Teaching, Reconciliation
March 21, 2018
Georgetown students, faculty and staff explore the best ways to engage in the work of reconciliation across campus and throughout the world during the 2018 Doyle Symposium on Teaching and Learning for Reconciliation.
Junior Government Major Awarded Fellowship for Outstanding Civic Engagement
March 19, 2018
Junior government major Shakera Vaughn receives a 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship, which provides a full academic year of learning opportunities, networking events and mentoring to help her achieve her community-based goals.
Panel Featuring Cardinal Tobin Humanizes the Immigrant Experience
March 16, 2018
Cardinal Joseph Tobin outlines the moral, human and religious imperatives for defending immigrants during an event presented by Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
Prominent Scholars to Join McCourt School of Public Policy Faculty
March 15, 2018
Donald Moynihan, a leading public management expert, and Pamela Heard, a top figure in aging and survey research, will join the faculty of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy this fall.