Academic, Financial Support Critical to Low-Income and Minority Student Success
March 8, 2018
A recent book co-authored by Georgetown professor Harry Holzer shows that low-income and minority students are far more likely to complete their degrees at colleges and universities that provide academic and financial support.
Newborn Babies Who Suffer Stroke Regain Language Function in Opposite Side of Brain
March 2, 2018
Georgetown University Medical Center investigators find that a decade or two after a perinatal stroke damages the left “language” side of the brain, affected teenagers and young adults use the right sides of their brain for language.
Frederick National Laboratory and Georgetown Launch Research and Education Collaboration
February 27, 2018
A new memorandum of understanding between Georgetown and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland, aims to expand both institutions’ research and training missions in the biomedical sciences.
Senior Who Applies Computer Science to Medical Issues Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship
February 22, 2018
Ayan Mandal (C’18) wins a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship and will use it to pursue a Ph.D. in psychiatry at the University of Cambridge.
Medical Center Professor Documents Human Rights Abuses Against Rohingya Refugees
February 1, 2018
Dr. Ranit Mishori, professor of family medicine at Georgetown, reports on refugees, humanitarian workers and health workers about the of land mines, starvation, sexual violence faced by Rohingya refugees in Southeast Asia.
Less Than 3 Percent of GDP Could End U.S. Poverty, New Research Shows
January 30, 2018
A universal basic income (UBI) allowing all Americans to live above the poverty line would have a cost equal to less than 3 percent of the nation’s GDP, according to a new study by Georgetown University in Qatar professor Karl Widerquist.
Three Women in STEM Fields Receive Teaching Award at Faculty Convocation
January 29, 2018
Amy Liu, Sarah Stoll and Jennifer Fox, who teach in the STEM fields at Georgetown, each receives the College Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at this year's Faculty Convocation.
Professor Receives Honors for Distinguished Research on Spanish-Language Literature
January 26, 2018
Adam Lifshey, a professor of Spanish and Portuguese, receives distinguished honors for his research on Spanish-language literature written by West African and Southeast Asian authors.
Researcher Granted Almost $3 Million to Study Cancer Treatment, Related Costs
January 25, 2018
McCourt School of Public Policy professor Jean Mitchell receives a nearly $3 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct studies on prostate and breast cancer treatments and costs.
Physics Major Presents Research on Autonomous Vehicles
January 19, 2018
Georgetown College physics major Isabel Binamira (C’18) presents a research project on the impact of autonomous vehicles at the 2018 annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board.