Georgetown Professor to Serve on DC Commission on Health Equity
July 17, 2019
The Council of the District of Columbia approves the appointment of Christopher King, chair of the School of Nursing & Health Studies' Department of Health Systems Administration, to serve on the DC Commission on Health Equity.
Academic Leaders Call for Diversity and Inclusion in Global Affairs Education
July 16, 2019
More than 100 academic leaders from universities including Georgetown, Columbia, Princeton, Tufts, and Texas A&M recommend an increased focus on diversity and inclusion in global affairs education.
Afghan Ambassador to US Stresses Role of Women in Peace Talks
July 12, 2019
United States government officials and Afghan leaders explore the ongoing Afghan peace process at an event on campus hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.
Facial Plastic Surgery in Men Enhances Perception of Attractiveness, Trustworthiness
July 11, 2019
In a first-of-its-kind study, Georgetown plastic surgeons find that men who choose to have facial plastic surgery increase perceptions of their attractiveness, likeability, social skills or trustworthiness.
Serious Declines in Butterflies Revealed in Extensive North America Study
July 9, 2019
A Georgetown biology professor co-authors a study showing that common butterfly species in a Midwestern state have declined by one-third over more than two decades.
Georgetown Graduates First Group of Formerly Incarcerated DC Aspiring Entrepreneurs
July 3, 2019
The university bestows business and entrepreneurship certificates to its first Pivot Program fellows, formerly incarcerated DC residents who will now either continue working on business ideas at Georgetown or pursue employment with their internship organizations or other businesses.
International Students Seek Jobs in America, Offer Global View
July 2, 2019
After forging friendships and professional relationships, many international students seek employment in this country during and after their graduation from Georgetown.
Georgetown Hosts Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience
July 1, 2019
Teams from 18 colleges and universities from across the country convened on campus for the first annual Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience, hosted by Georgetown and The University of Texas at Austin through the American Talent Initiative.
Virtual Reality Helps Medical Students Develop Empathy for Aging
July 1, 2019
Georgetown medical students are getting a better sense of what aging patients experience and the decisions and emotions patients and families face through a new virtual reality software.
Alumna Who Discovered Evidence of Dark Matter Inspires Global Symposium
June 28, 2019
A symposium honoring Vera Rubin (G’54), one of the most important American astrophysicists of the 20th century, took place this week at Georgetown, where she received a Ph.D. and began her career as a researcher and professor.