Scholarship Program Helps First-Generation, Low-Income Students Succeed and Thrive
May 18, 2017
The Georgetown Scholarship Program, which helps talented, low-income, often first-generation students thrive at the university, has a high graduation rate and has been recognized in a forthcoming longitudinal study as a model for other universities.
Mother, Daughter to Graduate on Same Day at Georgetown Commencement
May 18, 2017
Monica and Olga O'Hearn receive their graduate degrees from Georgetown during the 2017 Commencement weekend.
Government, Political Science Scholar to Become New McCourt School Dean
May 17, 2017
Georgetown appoints government and political science scholar Michael Bailey as the new interim dean for the McCourt School of Public Policy.
Law Center Report Finds Yoga Helps At-Risk Girls Cope with Trauma
May 15, 2017
A report released by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality calls for specialized yoga programs to be offered widely to girls in the juvenile justice system, citing growing evidence such programs help them overcome the harmful effects of childhood trauma.
Graduate Student Runs Marathon in Antarctica to Promote Healing Power of Music
May 12, 2017
Nick Stukel (G'18 M'18), a graduate student in Georgetown's joint medical school and MBA program, runs a marathon in Antarctica to promote “the healing power of music” through his global marathon initiative, Strums & Strides.
Former State Department Official to Become New Berkley Center Director
May 11, 2017
Shaun Casey, a leading expert on issues of religion, politics and international affairs, will become the new director of Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs this summer.
Alumnus Who Battles Disease He Researches Inspires Graduates
May 11, 2017
Dr. David Fajgenbaum (NHS’07), a medical researcher and social entrepreneur in search of a cure for the rare disease he has, will share lessons of resilience and focus with the undergraduate Class of 2017 at Senior Convocation as Georgetown kicks off 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 18-21.
New Autism Screening Provides Effective Model for Latino Infants
May 10, 2017
Georgetown University Medical Center autism specialists, working with Latino families in Washington, D.C., develop an effective screening program that identifies Latino infants who may be at risk for autism spectrum disorder.
Prestigious Journal Selects Professor's Work on Protein Mutations in E. Coli
May 9, 2017
The Journal of Biological Chemistry selects as an editor's pick chemistry professor Rodrigo Maillard's new findings on the behavior of mutations in a protein in E. coli bacteria.
Professor Addresses Racial Impact of Law and Punishment During Inaugural Installation
May 8, 2017
Legal scholar Paul Butler talks about “Black Resistance: Law and the Forging of a Race” as he is installed as the Law Center's first Albert Brick Professor of Law.