National Cancer Center Grant to Georgetown Supports Community Outreach and Research
August 19, 2019
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announces its selection as a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), joining a nationwide network designed to bring cancer clinical trials and cancer care delivery studies to people living in underserved areas.
Medical Anthropologist Explores Poverty and Trauma's Link to Diabetes
August 2, 2019
A new book by medical anthropologist Emily Mendenhall, a professor in Georgetown's School of Foreign Service, rethinks diabetes by exploring how poverty and trauma make people sick.
Harvard Business Review Recognizes Georgetown Professor's Gender and Diversity Research
July 26, 2019
Harvard Business Review selects Georgetown professor Catherine Tinsley's research and thought leadership on gender and diversity for inclusion in HBR's Top 10 Must Reads on Diversity.
Recent Graduates Reflect on Undergraduate Research Experience
July 22, 2019
Three recent graduates reflect on their undergraduate research experience in the sciences and humanities during their senior year.
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.
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.
Aging Population Faces Nursing Home Costs Rising Faster Than General Inflation
June 20, 2019
A team of health policy researchers, including two from Georgetown, reports on one of the largest studies of out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care and finds that prices are rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices.
New Book Examines Relationship Between R&B Culture, Black Aspirations
June 18, 2019
A new book by Robert Patterson (C’02), chair of the Department of African American Studies, examines how post-Civil Rights era rhythm and blues culture articulates competing and conflicting political, social, familial and economic desires within African American communities.
Indoor Tanning Addiction May be Fueled by Psychiatric, Genetic Factors
June 11, 2019
A new Georgetown study states that elevated symptoms of depression, along with modifications in a gene responsible for dopamine activity, appear to influence an addiction to indoor tanning in young, non-Hispanic white women.