Georgetown Professor Elected President of the American Historical Association
July 21, 2017
Best known for his book, Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the 20th-Century World (W.W. Norton, 2000), University Professor John R. McNeill has been elected to serve as president of the American Historical Association.
Georgetown Hosts its First National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, Includes Capitol Hill Advocacy
July 20, 2017
More than 360 students and advisors from 27 Jesuit institutions are on campus to share ideas and advocate for higher education initiatives on Capitol Hill as part of the 2017 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference.
Police Violence Against Black Men Subject of New Book by Georgetown Law Professor
July 18, 2017
Paul Butler, the Albert Brick Professor at Georgetown Law, answers questions about his recently published book showing that police violence against men of color in America is widespread and regularly supported by judges and politicians.
Physics Team Makes Breakthrough on Abrupt Aging Soft Materials
July 17, 2017
A study co-authored by Georgetown College physics professor Emanuela Del Gado discover a “snapping back” or "abrupt aging" reaction that occurs when very soft materials – gelatin or yogurt, for example — rupture at a microscopic level.
Students and Alumni Work on Launching Ventures During Summer Entrepreneurial Program
July 12, 2017
The McDonough School of Business StartupHoyas Summer Launch Program helps 13 entrepreneurial ventures by students and recent graduates during its annual eight-week incubator.
Animal Study Shows High-Fat Diet Increases Breast Cancer Risk Over Generations
July 10, 2017
A team of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists find that feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer risk in three generations of female offspring.
Track Team Trio Receives All-America Honors
July 7, 2017
Three student-athletes from Georgetown's track and field team receive First Team All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association after the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls, Georgetown Research Finds
July 3, 2017
A study by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality finds that adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than white girls, especially in the age range of 5 to 14.
Pregnant Women Should be Included in Zika Virus Vaccine Research
June 29, 2017
A new guidance published today by Georgetown’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) and two other universities concludes that the inclusion of pregnant women in Zika virus vaccine research is crucial to solving the international health crisis.
Global Health Expert, Alumnus Mark Dybul Returns to Georgetown to Lead New Center
June 28, 2017
Dr. Mark Dybul (C’85, M’92), the well-recognized global health expert and humanitarian, returns to his alma mater this summer to lead a new global health center at the Medical Center.