$10M Gift Strengthens Georgetown’s Commitment to Access and Affordability
May 30, 2019
The Penner Family Foundation, led by Carrie Walton Penner (C’92) and Gregory Boyd Penner (SFS’92), makes a $10 million gift to enhance Georgetown’s ongoing commitment to educational access and affordability.
Faculty, Staff Recognized for Contributions as Academic Year Ends
May 29, 2019
Georgetown recognizes the outstanding service and performance of faculty and staff during the academic year.
Students Champion Inclusion of Women in International Peace Processes
May 28, 2019
A HoyasForShe student fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and five other students visit Capitol Hill to advocate for full implementation of legislation urging the United States to be a leader in including women in peace processes around the world.
Understanding Why Those at Risk for Huntington’s Disease Reject Gene Test
May 28, 2019
A new study cites lack of a cure or treatment as some of the reasons as many as 90 percent of adults who have a parent with Huntington’s disease choose not to take a gene test to see if they've inherited the deadly disease.
Fixing the Digital Divide Focus of International Conference at Georgetown
May 24, 2019
Leaders of Georgetown’s recently-announced Initiative on Technology and Society host prominent international research, policy and practice thought-leaders on the subject of the digital divide.
Expert on Nanoelectronic Computing Leads Team at New Center
May 22, 2019
Georgetown physics professor Kai Liu is a team leader for the university’s collaboration with a University of Minnesota research center designed to significantly advance the field of nanoelectronic computing.
Georgetown Graduates Thousands of Students During Commencement 2019
May 20, 2019
The university graduates more than 6,000 students during Commencement Weekend, May 16-19, at Georgetown.
Senior’s Determination Moves Her From Homeless to Hope for Impacting Community
May 17, 2019
Rashema Melson (C’19), who enrolled at Georgetown as a homeless high school valedictorian from Southeast Washington, DC, wants to inspire hope for underresourced communities as she prepares to graduate from Georgetown.
Watch Georgetown's 2019 Commencement Ceremonies
May 17, 2019
Georgetown celebrates the achievements of its graduating students and the faculty, family and friends who support and inspire them during 2019 Commencement Weekend, May 16-19.
House Speaker Pelosi to 2019 Georgetown Law Graduates: 'Know Your Power'
May 16, 2019
Addressing some of the Georgetown Law Class of 2019, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says, “Know your power – there is nobody like you, your authentic, unique, individual contribution that you can make.”