New Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management to Join Georgetown This Fall
November 2, 2018
Benjamin Kuo, an associate vice president at Cornell University, will join Georgetown December 1 as its new vice president for planning and facilities management.
Measuring Pollution: New Master’s Degree Designed to Improve Environmental Policy
October 25, 2018
A new master’s program that teaches students to measure and analyze potential hazardous substances in the earth’s atmosphere or on its surface so they can make appropriate environmental policy will be offered nights and weekends starting this fall.
Law, Psychology Professors Win Distinguished Scholar-Teachers Awards
October 23, 2018
A scholar of environmental law and a cognitive neuroscientist receive the prestigious President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers during Fall Faculty Convocation.
Five Public Policy Grad Students Awarded Full McCourt Scholarships
October 5, 2018
The new class of McCourt Scholars hope, as future policymakers, to impact inequality in metropolitan areas, address agricultural shortages, combat climate change and enhance economic opportunities.
Students Tackle Complex, Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change in New Core Pathways Program
July 25, 2018
Georgetown’s new Core Pathways Initiative is giving undergraduates the opportunity to address some of the world’s most complex problems while meeting their core undergraduate requirements.
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.