News Archive

  • Mandal Wins Goldwater Scholarship
    June 13, 2017

    Neurobiology and biological physics major Ayan Mandal (C'18) is the first Georgetown student in three years to win the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, awarded to about 300 sophomores and juniors who seek a career in the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering.

  • Class of 2017 Computer Scientists Close Gender Gap
    May 30, 2017

    The top three graduating seniors in the computer science program were all women, marking a milestone in Georgetown's efforts to bring gender diversity to a historically male-dominated field. Hear their stories.

  • Q&A: Sister Mary Scullion
    May 17, 2017

    Project HOME cofounder Sister Mary Scullion will be speaking at Saturday's Commencement. Get to know her a little better here.

  • Thank You, Dean Gillis
    April 28, 2017

    As Dean Chester Gillis returns to the theology faculty, we honor much more than a nine-year deanship — we honor a man who has spent decades living out the values that Georgetown espouses and brightening the lives of all he encountered on the Hilltop.

  • Maillard Paper Named Editor's Pick
    April 10, 2017

    When chemistry professor Rodrigo Maillard’s manuscript was selected as an Editor’s Choice at the prestigious Journal of Biological Chemistry this month, it meant more to the 10th-year professor than just a big splash for his lab.

  • The Ghost Professor: Feinman Todd Releases Memoir
    March 27, 2017

    Last month, journalism program director Barbara Feinman Todd published a memoir of her career, including her time research, editing and ghostwriting for a number of Washington's biggest names.

  • Terrio Honored for Book on Immigrant Children
    March 3, 2017

    "Whose Child Am I? Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody" is Terrio’s exploration of the plight of undocumented minors who fall into the temporary custody of the U.S. government. The Choice Outstanding Academic Title honor is bestowed on less than 10 percent of each year’s roughly 7,000 entries.

  • Q & A: Jeopardy! College Championship Contestant Julia Marsan
    February 16, 2017

    Julia Marsan (C’17) is the latest member of the Georgetown community to appear on the popular quiz show Jeopardy!, as she competes for the College Championship in episodes airing this month.

  • U.N. Honors Sustainable Oceans Alliance
    February 13, 2017

    The SOA’s success has earned it a spot in the United Nations Youth Solutions Report, which highlights 50 youth-led projects in line with the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Olesko, Mujica, Hinkson Honored at Faculty Convocation
    February 3, 2017

    In his final Faculty Convocation, Georgetown College Dean Chester Gillis honored three beloved faculty members with the annual Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and reflected on the state of postsecondary education.