Georgetown Alumnus Embraces Local Veteran Community
November 2, 2016
Sean Sheppard (C’90) says Georgetown's Catholic and Jesuit tradition inspired him to mobilize college students through his nonprofit to help disabled veterans and Wounded Warriors in his San Diego community.
Gold Star Father Khan Speaks at Law Center
October 12, 2016
Pakistani-American lawyer Khizr Khan – father of the late U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, who was killed in 2004 in the Iraq war – talks about the Constitution, courage and patriotism during a visit to Georgetown's Law Center.
Two Incoming Med and Law Students Selected as 2016 Tillman Scholars
June 10, 2016
U.S. Army veterans will begin their studies at Georgetown's School of Medicine and Law Center as prestigious 2016 Tillman Scholars.
Academic Boot Camp for Vets Takes Place at Georgetown Next Week
May 24, 2016
Georgetown faculty and graduate students are teaching next week on campus for the Warrior Scholar Project, designed to help prepare enlisted military veterans for the transition to four-year colleges.
VA Secretary Says Leaders Must Be Purposeful and Deliberate
January 29, 2016
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says successful leadership starts with being deliberate about developing and shaping your own purpose and values during address in Gaston Hall.
Law School Honors Graduates, Students for Public Service
November 12, 2015
Georgetown Law Center recognized two graduates and one student on Veterans Day for their public service contributions – John McDade Jr. (F'85,'88), principal deputy general counsel for the Air Force; Mary Fletcher (MA’93, L’01), chief of the Defense Privacy and Civil Liberties Division in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Sgt. Maj. Theodore Bessa (L’18), a former U.S. Army Ranger.
Philosophy Professor Authors Book on Moral Wounds of Soldiers
November 11, 2015
University professor Nancy Sherman says America’s engagement with veterans should go far beyond the standard “thank you for your service,” because of the “moral injury” experienced by the more than 2.6 million who have returned home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MBA Alumnus Starts New Tech Company for Veterans
November 9, 2015
Navy veteran Justin Ossola (G’13) creates Tech Qualled, a start-up that places veterans, who are transitioning out of the military, into competitive sales jobs at high-tech firms.
Doctor: Blood Test May Be Next Step in Exploring Gulf War Illness
November 3, 2015
Dr. James Baraniuk, a Georgetown University Medical Center researcher who discovered the first physical evidence of Gulf War Illness, says the next step may be to develop a blood test for the illness.
Gulf War Veteran, Tillman Scholar to Pursue Medical School
November 2, 2015
2015 Tillman Military Scholar and Gulf War veteran Benjamin Bryant (G’17) plans to pursue medical school, focus on healing others and then rejoin the service.