Reimagining Georgetown’s Sustainable Future Includes ‘Doing More Good’
April 26, 2018
During strategic planning sessions in advance of Earth Day, faculty, university community members, students, and sustainability experts explore ways to deepen alignment between Georgetown’s sustainability efforts, its core mission and Jesuit tradition, and Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si.
Al Gore Offers Audience, Students Hopes and Fears in Fighting Climate Change
April 24, 2018
Al Gore praises Georgetown’s new Core Pathway on Climate Change during a keynote address on “The Climate Crisis and its Solutions” yesterday in Gaston Hall.
City Honors Georgetown With Top Green Award for Sustainability Leadership
April 20, 2018
The District of Columbia honors Georgetown with its People’s Choice Award as a top green organization in Washington, D.C.
Patient Narrative, Endangered Coral Projects Win Undergraduate Bioethics Showcase
April 13, 2018
Projects by Maddy Rice (C’20) and Sam Lee (C’18) win this year’s Bioethics Research Showcase, a juried exhibition of Georgetown undergraduate research and scholarship sponsored by the university’s Kennedy Institute for Ethics (KIE).
Ugandan Student Hopes to Improve Her Country Through Environmental Law
March 13, 2018
Georgetown Law student Jeanie Namugga (L’18) of Uganda plans to be a pioneer in her country's courts and provide insights on environmental and energy matters.
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.