Goldwater Scholarship Winner Applies Computer Science to Medical Problems
June 15, 2017
Neurobiology major Ayan Mandal (C’18) receives the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the country’s most prestigious awards for students studying mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences.
New Cases of Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Those Under 50
June 13, 2017
Georgetown's Dr. John Marshall says colorectal cancer rates are rising in people under age 50 and this year will represent one in 10 new cases of the disease expected to be diagnosed this year.
New MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Pavilion Approved by City’s Zoning Commission
June 9, 2017
The new medical/surgical pavilion at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital approved by the District of Columbia Zoning Commission will provide state-of-the-art facilities for Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) faculty and students pursuing cutting-edge research and education.
Professor, Team Wins Prize for Privacy Concept Used by Google
May 26, 2017
Kobbi Nissim, the McDevitt Chair in Computer Science at Georgetown, and his colleagues at Harvard and Penn State won the 2017 Gödel Prize for creating a new privacy concept now used by Google and Apple.
Researchers Find Kate Spade Business Model Empowers Rwandan Women
May 26, 2017
Professors in the McDonough School of Business research Kate Spade & Company’s on purpose initiative and find the business model empowers female artisans in Rwanda both economically and psychologically.
Law Center Report Finds Yoga Helps At-Risk Girls Cope with Trauma
May 15, 2017
A report released by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality calls for specialized yoga programs to be offered widely to girls in the juvenile justice system, citing growing evidence such programs help them overcome the harmful effects of childhood trauma.
Former State Department Official to Become New Berkley Center Director
May 11, 2017
Shaun Casey, a leading expert on issues of religion, politics and international affairs, will become the new director of Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs this summer.
New Autism Screening Provides Effective Model for Latino Infants
May 10, 2017
Georgetown University Medical Center autism specialists, working with Latino families in Washington, D.C., develop an effective screening program that identifies Latino infants who may be at risk for autism spectrum disorder.
Prestigious Journal Selects Professor's Work on Protein Mutations in E. Coli
May 9, 2017
The Journal of Biological Chemistry selects as an editor's pick chemistry professor Rodrigo Maillard's new findings on the behavior of mutations in a protein in E. coli bacteria.
Guggenheim Fellowship Aids Research on Stalinism, German WWII Occupation
May 2, 2017
Georgetown professor Michael David-Fox wins a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for a book project on how the Soviet system and the WWII German occupation regime intertwined in the Smolensk region.