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.
GU-Q Alumnus Wins Award From Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
July 26, 2018
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II recently honored Haroon Yasin (SFS’15), an alumnus of Georgetown University in Qatar, for his work to educate underprivileged children.
Students Tackle Complex, Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change in New Core Pathways Program
July 25, 2018
Georgetown’s new Core Pathways Initiative is giving undergraduates the opportunity to address some of the world’s most complex problems while meeting their core undergraduate requirements.
New Flex MBA Program to Offer More Options to Working Professionals
July 23, 2018
Applications are now open for the McDonough School of Business' new Flex MBA program, which begins in fall 2019 and can be finished in as little as 28 months or as long as five years.