Clean Energy Advocate, Alumna Wins Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship
November 30, 2017
Georgetown alumna Deirdre Collins (C’17), Bermuda's only 2018 Rhodes Scholar, will pursue M.Phil in environmental change and management at the University of Oxford beginning next fall.
MBA Students Travel to Indiana to Examine Sustainable Dairy Farm's Business Model
November 15, 2017
McDonough School of Business professor Ed Soule takes his class of MBA students to a sustainable dairy farm in Fair Oaks, Indiana, to examine its business model as part of Georgetown's Principled Leadership in Business and Society course.
New Off-Site Solar Project to Provide Nearly Half of Georgetown's Electricity Needs
September 18, 2017
Georgetown and Origis Energy USA announce a power purchase agreement to develop a 32.5-megawatt offsite solar power system, which will provide almost 50 percent of campus electricity needs.
Georgetown Professor Elected President of the American Historical Association
July 21, 2017
Best known for his book, Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the 20th-Century World (W.W. Norton, 2000), University Professor John R. McNeill has been elected to serve as president of the American Historical Association.
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.
Board of Directors Approves New Socially Responsible Investing Policy
June 8, 2017
Georgetown’s board of directors approved a Socially Responsible Investing Policy (SRI Policy) today that further aligns the university’s investment strategy with its commitment to social justice, protection of human life and dignity, stewardship for the planet and promotion of the common good.
Georgetown Reaffirms Sustainability Commitment Consistent With Paris Agreement
June 5, 2017
Georgetown joins a group of leading universities across the country to reaffirm its commitment in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change – continuing its work toward slowing the rise in the global average temperature and transitioning to a clean energy economy.
New Solar Panels to Produce Clean Energy, Help Low-Income D.C. Residents
April 21, 2017
A major solar panel project to be installed on six buildings at Georgetown this summer will increase the university’s sustainability efforts, reduce costs and serve low-income residents in the city.
New Master’s Degree Melds Environmental Measurements Science and Policy
April 21, 2017
Georgetown offers a new interdisciplinary master’s program designed to give students the skills to conduct rigorous scientific measurement and analysis of toxins, hazardous substances and other materials in the earth’s atmosphere and surface.
Sustainable Oceans Summit Hopes to Make Oceans ‘Famous’
April 20, 2017
The global Sustainable Oceans Alliance (SOA) created by Georgetown student Daniela Fernandez (C’17) is celebrating Earth Day by hosting its third annual Sustainable Oceans Summit.