Professor: ISIS Attacks on U.S. Homeland Less Likely Than School Shootings
November 3, 2015
Americans should worry more about school shootings than terrorist attacks on the U.S. homeland, says School of Foreign Service professor Daniel Byman, the recent author of Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement: What Everyone Needs to Know.
O’Neill Institute Leader Honored for Lifetime Public Health Law Achievement
November 2, 2015
Lawrence Gostin, faculty director of Georgetown’s O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, is honored by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Law Section for “Lifetime Achievement in Public Health Law.”
Mateys: Research Shows Pirates Were Democratic, Visited Mom
October 27, 2015
If you’re dressing up as a pirate for Halloween, keep in mind that the traditional walk-the-plank, eye-patched, alligator-fighting Captain Hook-type is just a myth, according to a Georgetown doctoral thesis by a School of Continuing Studies graduate.
Symposium to Explore Career Diversity for Doctoral Students
October 19, 2015
A national discussion will take place at Georgetown Oct. 23-24 on how to foster career diversity for language and literature doctoral students and graduates.
Researchers Report First Therapy Appearing to Reverse Decline in Parkinson's
October 17, 2015
An FDA-approved drug for leukemia improved cognition, motor skills and non-motor function in patients with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia in a small clinical trial, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).
Research and Teaching Honored at Fall Faculty Convocation
October 15, 2015
Members of the university community gather to recognize the teaching and scholarship of two distinguished professors representing the fields of performing arts and chemistry, as well as the research achievements of more than 45 faculty members during Fall Faculty Convocation.
More Hispanics in College, But Most Choose Lower-Paying Majors
October 14, 2015
New research by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce shows that while more Hispanics are going to college, most of them are not majoring in subjects that will result in high-paying jobs.
Study: Monarch Butterflies May Not Be Declining in U.S., Canada
October 7, 2015
A large-scale analysis of Monarch butterflies in the United States and Canada found that despite popular belief, their populations are not declining during the summer months.
Professor Earns Grant Award From State Department
September 28, 2015
A School of Nursing & Health Studies professor has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State to support work in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tunisia on community-based epidemiology related to infectious diseases and responsible science in health technology development and diffusion.
NIH Grant to Ethics Institute Aimed at Helping Pregnant Women with HIV
September 28, 2015
A $3.6 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to Georgetown and three other universities will fund a project aimed at improving the health of one of the most vulnerable patient groups in the world – pregnant women with HIV.