Six Rules Women Must Follow to Earn as Much as Men, Report Claims
March 15, 2018
Getting one more degree than men is among the six strategies that can help women narrow the gender pay gap, according to a new report by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce.
NSF Grants Fund Butterfly, Birds, Plants and Climate Change Study
March 14, 2018
Biology professor Leslie Ries holds three NSF grants to research how monarch butterfly habitats have changed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, as well as the impacts of climate change and natural disasters on the springtime emergence of plant, bird and insect species.
$1.5 Million Gift to Create Entrepreneurial ‘Venture Lab’ Near White House
March 14, 2018
Ted Leonsis (C’77) and his family provide a $1.5 million gift to create a collaborative WeWork White House space to catalyze startups and initiatives for the university and its network of alumni entrepreneurs.
Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even In Older Women, Research Shows
March 12, 2018
New Georgetown research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows that a family history of breast cancer continues to increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women, a finding that could impact mammography screening decisions later in life.
Newborn Babies Who Suffer Stroke Regain Language Function in Opposite Side of Brain
March 2, 2018
Georgetown University Medical Center investigators find that a decade or two after a perinatal stroke damages the left “language” side of the brain, affected teenagers and young adults use the right sides of their brain for language.
Frederick National Laboratory and Georgetown Launch Research and Education Collaboration
February 27, 2018
A new memorandum of understanding between Georgetown and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland, aims to expand both institutions’ research and training missions in the biomedical sciences.
Senior Who Applies Computer Science to Medical Issues Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship
February 22, 2018
Ayan Mandal (C’18) wins a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship and will use it to pursue a Ph.D. in psychiatry at the University of Cambridge.
Medical Center Professor Documents Human Rights Abuses Against Rohingya Refugees
February 1, 2018
Dr. Ranit Mishori, professor of family medicine at Georgetown, reports on refugees, humanitarian workers and health workers about the of land mines, starvation, sexual violence faced by Rohingya refugees in Southeast Asia.
Less Than 3 Percent of GDP Could End U.S. Poverty, New Research Shows
January 30, 2018
A universal basic income (UBI) allowing all Americans to live above the poverty line would have a cost equal to less than 3 percent of the nation’s GDP, according to a new study by Georgetown University in Qatar professor Karl Widerquist.
Three Women in STEM Fields Receive Teaching Award at Faculty Convocation
January 29, 2018
Amy Liu, Sarah Stoll and Jennifer Fox, who teach in the STEM fields at Georgetown, each receives the College Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at this year's Faculty Convocation.