New Study Shows How Law Can Advance Global Health Rights
May 8, 2019
How law can be used to advance global health care rights is the subject of a study released by a recently created commission comprising Georgetown University Law Center’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and The Lancet journals.
Guggenheim Fellowships Go to Georgetown Philosophy, Law Professors
May 6, 2019
Georgetown philosophy professor Henry Richardson and law professor Brad Snyder are among a select group of academics, performers and creative artists to receive the prestigious 2019-2020 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Six Wrongful Murder Convictions Subject of Second Prison Reform Course
May 3, 2019
The Prison Reform Project course in which students last year helped free a wrongfully convicted man imprisoned for over 27 years recently presented another set of investigations that may one day lead to new exonerations.
New Tech and Society Initiative will Support Government Digital Transformation
April 29, 2019
A new Digital Service Collaborative launched last week at Georgetown’s Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation to cultivate a community of practice for government practitioners to share and scale efforts to digitize and transform governments.
Poor in Rural India Prefer Public Health Services to Cash Transfers
April 25, 2019
A study by two Georgetown professors and a World Bank senior economist shows that residents of rural Bihar, India, prefer public health services and infrastructure improvements to direct cash transfers.
On-Demand, Ride-Hail Drivers Face Debt, Danger, Says Study Recommending DC Action
April 18, 2019
Ride-hail platform drivers in the region face financial debt, threats from customers, constantly changing rules that make calculating their earnings nearly impossible, and work hours that may make them a public safety hazard, according to a new Georgetown study.
Students Share Projects at Undergraduate Research Conference
April 17, 2019
More than 70 undergraduates in the health sciences share their research projects at the Undergraduate Research Conference, planned annually by the Department of Human Science at the School of Nursing & Health Studies.
Technology and Nature Focus of Government Major’s Research
April 17, 2019
Micah Musser (C’19), a government major in Georgetown College, examines the relationship between nature and technological development. He hopes to one day pursue a career in academia.
Zimbabwean Native Studies History of Colonialism, Segregation of Indian Minority
April 15, 2019
Trishula Patel (G’22) conducted research in the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe using her 2018-2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship.
Marginalized Experience Expressed Through Art Exhibit Curated by Graduate Student
April 9, 2019
Ijeoma Njaka (G’19) uses art to build awareness about the experiences of traditionally underserved students on campus through her research and a campus exhibit she curated, The (In)Visibility at Georgetown: Past, Present, & Future.