Islamic Thought Expert to Become Georgetown University in Qatar’s New Dean
June 27, 2017
Ahmad S. Dallal, who previously served as an associate professor and chair of Georgetown’s Arabic and Islamic Studies Department from 2003 to 2009, will become the next dean of Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) on Sept. 1.
Georgetown’s Iron Cross to Become Part of Smithsonian Exhibition
June 23, 2017
What is believed to be a 17th-century iron cross, owned by Georgetown and used by Pope Francis in his first United States Mass two years ago, will become part of a one-year Smithsonian exhibition on “Religion in Early America” beginning June 28.
Georgetown Global Health Expert Talks on Capitol Hill About Pandemic Threat
June 22, 2017
Infectious disease experts believe an influenza outbreak with the potential to kill 30 million people in a single year could occur within the next 10 years, said Georgetown's Rebecca Katz during a panel discussion on pandemic preparedness on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
Georgetown to Help Build New Generation of Women's Labor Leadership
June 20, 2017
Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor plans to identify, nurture, train and convene a new generation of diverse, female labor leaders in a collaborative effort with Rutgers University.
Goldwater Scholarship Winner Applies Computer Science to Medical Problems
June 15, 2017
Neurobiology major Ayan Mandal (C’18) receives the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the country’s most prestigious awards for students studying mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences.
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.