Advanced Treatment, Prevention Key As Melanoma on the Rise
August 4, 2015
Georgetown physicians and scientists say rising use of tanning beds has steadily increased incidences of melanoma over the past 40 to 50 years, but targeted molecular therapy and immunotherapy play a big role in increasing survival rates.
Georgetown, Other Jesuit Law Schools Release Asylum Seekers Report
July 16, 2015
Georgetown Law and a dozen other Jesuit law schools partner with the Jesuit Refugee Service on a report addressing the plight of child migrants and their families.
Can Facial Plastic Surgery Make You More Likeable?
July 14, 2015
Research by a team at Georgetown's School of Medicine find that women who have facial rejuvenation surgery are perceived as having greater social skills and are more likeable, attractive and feminine.
Neurology Department Chair to Serve as Medical Center EVP
May 29, 2015
Dr. Edward Healton, whose entire career has involved both academic medical centers and community-based settings, will serve as executive vice president at Georgetown University Medical Center for the next two years.
Finance Professor Examines the Use of Bitcoin
April 14, 2015
James Angel, associate professor of finance in the McDonough School of Business (MSB) examines the use, relevance and ethical considerations of Bitcoin digital currency.
Georgetown to Study Glacial Floods in Iceland with NSF Grant
January 7, 2015
Researchers from Georgetown will travel to Iceland to study the effects of a glacial outburst flood with a National Science Foundation grant.
Survey: Thanksgiving Sales Not Likely To Get New Customers
November 21, 2014
Businesses should not expect that their special sales in honor of Thanksgiving will attract new customers, according to a Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research survey.
Doctoral Candidate, Veteran, Honored by National Science Foundation
November 5, 2014
Amy Battocletti, a second-year Ph.D. candidate in Georgetown's biology department and a former U.S. Navy aerographer's mate, is one of 11 veterans honored by the NSF in a ceremony today.
Report: Pros and Cons of Screen Time For Children Under Age 3
November 3, 2014
Rachel Barr, associate professor of psychology in Georgetown College, teams up with a national nonprofit to provide research-based guidelines to help parents navigate the world of digital devices and the role the gadgets play in the lives of their infants and toddlers.
French Priest Teaches 'Holocaust by Bullets' Course
October 6, 2014
The well-know French Priest Rev. Patrick Debois co-teaches a course on new Holocaust research through the Program for Jewish Civilization (PJC) in Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS).