Academic, Financial Support Critical to Low-Income and Minority Student Success
March 8, 2018
A recent book co-authored by Georgetown professor Harry Holzer shows that low-income and minority students are far more likely to complete their degrees at colleges and universities that provide academic and financial support.
Georgetown's New Design Thinking Course Offers Global and Local Components
March 8, 2018
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business launches a new design thinking and service consulting course for its MBA program that focuses the local and global components of work with the government and nonprofit sectors.
Artist-in-Residence Moran, Poet Elizabeth Alexander Explore Local Roots at Georgetown Event
March 7, 2018
Acclaimed jazz pianist Jason Moran, Georgetown’s Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, and renowned poet Elizabeth Alexander explore the influence of local radio in Washington, D.C., on their work during an arts discussion at Georgetown.
Georgetown Celebrates Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day
March 6, 2018
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security’s (GIWPS) and other university entities hold events in honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.
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.