Graduating Senior Researches Nursing Oncology
May 26, 2016
Hannah Samley (NHS’16) conducts research through her honors project that focuses on the knowledge level and perceptions of oncology nurses regarding music therapy efficacy for cancer treatment-related symptoms.
Reconciliation Programs Worsen Psychological Health, Study Shows
May 12, 2016
A new study published today in Science by a Georgetown professor and others shows that post-conflict reconciliation promotes societal healing, but reduces victims’ psychological health.
Research on ‘Oobleck’ Could Enhance Body Armor, Softer Robots
May 12, 2016
A Georgetown physics professor collaborates with NIST scientists to demystify a children’s science fair favorite named for a Dr. Seuss classic. The research could enhance protection of police and soldiers and create softer robots.
Senior Co-Authors Paper on Potential Cancer Treatment
May 10, 2016
Working in the lab of Ronit Yarden, a School of Nursing & Health Studies professor, Jennifer LaPier (NHS’16) co-authored a scholarly paper about the potential of a plant phytohormone to treat several types of cancer.
Research Finds Requesting a Favor from Consumers Can Seal the Deal
May 2, 2016
Researchers in the McDonough School of Business find that consumers are more willing to accept an offer when the seller also requests a favor from them, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Georgetown Launches Science Program Focused on First-Generation College Students
May 2, 2016
Georgetown announces the new Regents Science Scholars Program designed to expand opportunities for first-generation college students and those from traditionally underserved communities pursuing studies in the sciences.
Zika Conference at Georgetown Bridges Science and Policy
April 25, 2016
A diverse group of Georgetown experts explored the complex scientific, legal and ethical questions raised by the Zika crisis at a conference on campus Friday.
Georgetown Bioethicist on International Front Lines of Zika Crisis
April 19, 2016
The United Kingdom’s Wellcome Trust awards the university’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) and other institutions a £1.2 million grant to provide advice on the health interests of pregnant women with the Zika virus.
Undergrad International Economics Conference Celebrates 15th Anniversary
April 18, 2016
The Carroll Round, an annual international economics conference at Georgetown that spotlights research and discussion among the world’s top undergraduates, celebrated its 15th anniversary next week.
Report: Raids Create Obstacles to Immigrant Children's Education
April 15, 2016
Recent raids by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have a chilling effect on the education of recently arrived children, according to a report by Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute (HRI) and the Women’s Refugee Commission.