Georgetown Student Helps Bolivians With Affordable Housing
January 4, 2017
Georgetown student Carlos Aramayo combines his academic work at the university's School of Continuing Studies with running a Bolivian nonprofit affordable housing program.
Radiation Expert's Debut Book Ranked Among Best of 2016
December 19, 2016
Timothy Jorgensen, an associate professor of radiation medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center, finds his first book, Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation (Princeton University Press, 2016) among the top reads for 2016.
Psychology Professor Finds Rapid Decline in Spanking, Other Corporal Punishment
December 16, 2016
Psychology professor Rebecca Ryan finds that American parents employed spanking or other forms of corporal punishment for children at a rapidly declining rate from 1988 to 2011 during her research, which has appeared in the journal Pediatrics.
Faith Organizations Gather in Rome to Discuss Ways to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
December 15, 2016
Georgetown co-sponsors a four-day workshop with the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See and the U.S. Department of State that examines ways faith-based organizations might address the global health threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Three Georgetown Students Selected For 2017 Marshall Scholarships
December 12, 2016
A School of Foreign Service student, a recent neurobiology graduate and an interdisciplinary neuroscience Ph.D. candidate become Georgetown's most recent Marshall scholars who will study for the next two years in the United Kingdom.
Doctoral Student to Use Fellowship for Brain Iron Deficiency Research
December 12, 2016
Erika Raven (G’17), a Ph.D. candidate in Georgetown’s Interdisciplinary Program for Neuroscience (IPN), receives the 2017 Marshall Sherfield Fellowship for postdoctoral work in the United Kingdom.
SFS Alumna Translates Research Experience to Service Into South Africa
December 9, 2016
Georgetown alumna Jescinta Izevbigie (SFS’14) focuses on gender issues in post-conflict African countries, including South Africa.
Study: Use of Mobile Money Lifts Nearly 200,000 Kenyans Out of Poverty
December 8, 2016
A study by a Georgetown economics professor and a colleague at MIT shows that expanding a mobile money system in Kenya helped bring hundreds of thousands of households out of poverty, especially those headed by women.
Rhodes Finalist Researches and Advocates for Mental Health Issues
December 2, 2016
Rhodes Scholarship finalist Benjamin Johnson (NHS'17) is interested in the intersection between neuroscience and global health and researches how isolation and mental health connect with physical health.
New Marshall Scholar Plans to Research Brain Cancer, New Therapies
November 29, 2016
Recent Georgetown graduate Seamus Caragher (C’16) becomes Georgetown's most recent Marshall Scholar who will study for the next two years in the United Kingdom.