Measuring Pollution: New Master’s Degree Designed to Improve Environmental Policy
June 1, 2018
A new master’s program that teaches students to measure and analyze potential hazardous substances in the earth’s atmosphere or on its surface so they can make appropriate environmental policy will be offered nights and weekends starting this fall.
Serial Killer Subject of Undergraduate Research Thesis
May 17, 2018
Grace O'Toole (C'18) explored the intersection of psychology and the legal system by focusing her senior thesis on Florida serial killer Aileen Wuornos.
National HIV Surveillance to Improve With Georgetown’s CDC Grant
April 23, 2018
A team of Georgetown researchers receives a $2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide a secure, high-assurance, privacy protection, data-sharing tool for use by public health agencies and departments across the United States.
Patient Narrative, Endangered Coral Projects Win Undergraduate Bioethics Showcase
April 13, 2018
Projects by Maddy Rice (C’20) and Sam Lee (C’18) win this year’s Bioethics Research Showcase, a juried exhibition of Georgetown undergraduate research and scholarship sponsored by the university’s Kennedy Institute for Ethics (KIE).
Put Down My Phone?! Professor Creates More Realistic Framework for Managing Social Presence
April 5, 2018
Georgetown professor Jeanine Turner co-authors a study creating a new framework for managing your social presence without losing credibility or ruining relationships.
Are Childhood Reading and Math Disabilities Related? Researcher Studies Potential Connection
March 27, 2018
Georgetown researcher Guinevere Eden has embarked on a study to determine if childhood dyscalculia, a math disability, and dyslexia, a reading disability, are linked.
Global Health Commitment Bolstered by New Agreement, Flu Pandemic Centenary Project
March 23, 2018
A recent agreement with an epidemic preparedness coalition and a newly created university-wide Spanish flu centenary project are enhancing the university’s commitment to global health.
Six Rules Women Must Follow to Earn as Much as Men, Report Claims
March 15, 2018
Getting one more degree than men is among the six strategies that can help women narrow the gender pay gap, according to a new report by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce.
$1.5 Million Gift to Create Entrepreneurial ‘Venture Lab’ Near White House
March 14, 2018
Ted Leonsis (C’77) and his family provide a $1.5 million gift to create a collaborative WeWork White House space to catalyze startups and initiatives for the university and its network of alumni entrepreneurs.
NSF Grants Fund Butterfly, Birds, Plants and Climate Change Study
March 14, 2018
Biology professor Leslie Ries holds three NSF grants to research how monarch butterfly habitats have changed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, as well as the impacts of climate change and natural disasters on the springtime emergence of plant, bird and insect species.