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.
Luce Scholar Hopes to Create Equitable Education, Understanding Challenges in Asia
April 9, 2019
Adam Barton (C’16), one of only 18 selected Luce Scholars this year, is conducting research on how to “transform education so that all learners can thrive in this era of rapid change.”
American Association for Cancer Research Award Goes to Lombardi Director
April 5, 2019
Dr. Louis M. Weiner, director of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, receives a 2019 Distinguished Public Service Award from the American Association for Cancer Research, the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world.
Agreement With Google Cloud to Bring Innovative Technology to Georgetown
April 4, 2019
Georgetown and Google Cloud have signed a multiyear agreement to partner on a variety of research, teaching and learning initiatives and migrate the university’s on-site data storage to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) within one year.