Mosquito Threats: Alumnus, Former Professor Work to Fight Vector-Borne Disease
October 12, 2018
A Georgetown biology alumnus collaborates with his former professor on a $2 million grant to control a mosquito that spreads diseases such as Zika and dengue around the world.
Physics Major Grace Maglieri Wins Two Clare Boothe Luce Awards
October 9, 2018
Grace Maglieri (C’19) receives two awards from the Clare Boothe Luce Program, which supports women conducting research in the natural sciences.
D.C. Jazz Book, Music Event Emphasizes Genre's Role in Fight for Equality
October 3, 2018
Georgetown history professor Maurice Jackson says Washington, D.C., has secured a legacy of jazz linked to the struggle for civil rights and the music’s global reach.
Professor to Study Repair of Harmful DNA With New Grant
October 2, 2018
An associate professor of human science at Georgetown will analyze repair of a highly deleterious type of DNA damage with a recently awarded grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
NIH Funds Comprehensive Study of Public Pre-K Outcomes
September 17, 2018
Two Georgetown psychology professors will conduct among the most comprehensive contemporary longitudinal studies of public pre-kindergarten outcomes with a new $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Unexpected Compounds: Chemistry Ph.D. Student Melds Research With Youth Outreach
September 17, 2018
Chemistry doctoral candidate Orlando Stewart (G’22), who conducts research that could one day enhance TVs, cell phones and solar cells, hopes to teach the next generation of scientists.
Part of $4.5 Million DOE Grant Goes to Georgetown Physics Professor
September 13, 2018
Physics professor James Freericks is part of a team that recently won a $4.5 million competitive research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
#MeToo Movement Twitter Data Mined by Computer Science Professor
September 10, 2018
Georgetown computer scientist Lisa Singh mines Twitter data around the #MeToo hashtag in collaboration with six other Georgetown professors, developing algorithms to more accurately determine the demographics of people using the hashtag.
Modern Job Loss: New Book Shows Long Legacy in Drama, Fiction and Film
August 28, 2018
English professor Sherry Linkon argues in her new book that the children and grandchildren of former autoworkers, steelworkers and miners who lost their jobs in the 1970s are creating new American genre – deindustrialization literature.
Georgetown Receives $1 million Grant From Bank of America Charitable Foundation
August 27, 2018
A $1 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will support Georgetown research on women's economic mobility and workforce social enterprise.