New Cases of Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Those Under 50
June 13, 2017
Georgetown's Dr. John Marshall says colorectal cancer rates are rising in people under age 50 and this year will represent one in 10 new cases of the disease expected to be diagnosed this year.
New MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Pavilion Approved by City’s Zoning Commission
June 9, 2017
The new medical/surgical pavilion at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital approved by the District of Columbia Zoning Commission will provide state-of-the-art facilities for Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) faculty and students pursuing cutting-edge research and education.
Board of Directors Approves New Socially Responsible Investing Policy
June 8, 2017
Georgetown’s board of directors approved a Socially Responsible Investing Policy (SRI Policy) today that further aligns the university’s investment strategy with its commitment to social justice, protection of human life and dignity, stewardship for the planet and promotion of the common good.
Georgetown Reaffirms Sustainability Commitment Consistent With Paris Agreement
June 5, 2017
Georgetown joins a group of leading universities across the country to reaffirm its commitment in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change – continuing its work toward slowing the rise in the global average temperature and transitioning to a clean energy economy.
Executive Education, Innovation Expert to Become New McDonough School of Business Dean
June 1, 2017
Paul Almeida, who has served since last year as deputy dean of executive education and innovation at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, will become the school’s new dean on Aug. 1.
Faculty, Staff Recognized for 2016-2017 Outstanding Contributions
May 31, 2017
Georgetown annually recognizes the outstanding service and performance of faculty and staff for their contributions during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Class of 2017's Top Computer Science Majors All Women
May 31, 2017
The computer science majors in Georgetown's undergraduate Class of 2017 with the highest grade point average were all women.
Professor, Team Wins Prize for Privacy Concept Used by Google
May 26, 2017
Kobbi Nissim, the McDevitt Chair in Computer Science at Georgetown, and his colleagues at Harvard and Penn State won the 2017 Gödel Prize for creating a new privacy concept now used by Google and Apple.
Researchers Find Kate Spade Business Model Empowers Rwandan Women
May 26, 2017
Professors in the McDonough School of Business research Kate Spade & Company’s on purpose initiative and find the business model empowers female artisans in Rwanda both economically and psychologically.
Georgetown Graduates Thousands of Students During Commencement 2017
May 22, 2017
During Commencement Weekend 2017, May 18-21, the university graduates more than 6,000 students.