News Archive

  • Art depicting multicolored squares forming the shape of a head
    Psychology Research Team Identifies Creative Anxiety
    June 11, 2019

    A new study by a research team at Georgetown provides the first evidence of a form of anxiety that is specific to thinking creatively and points to ways that this kind of anxiety may limit an individual’s creative potential.

  • Professor Benjamin Harbert (right) sits with a student at a long table
    2019 First-Year Seminar Applications Open
    May 30, 2019

    The Ignatius Seminars, the Liberal Arts Seminar, and the FLL Hager Scholars Program all present exciting opportunities for first-year students to challenge themselves in the classroom, work with highly skilled faculty members, and bond with fellow students in a small class environment.

  • Seniors in graduation robes celebrate at the 2019 Commencement ceremony on Healy Lawn
    Class of 2019 Graduates
    May 23, 2019

    Georgetown College is thrilled to announce the graduation of its Class of 2019, which celebrated a successful Commencement ceremony last weekend on Healy Lawn.

  • Sam Balthazard (C'19)
    #Hoyas2019 Research Snapshots
    May 21, 2019

    Meet Sam Balthazard, Corine Forward, and Sterling Lykes, three members of the Class of 2019 who distinguished themselves by pursuing fascinating academic research projects during their senior years.

  • Julie Bevilacqua (C'19) on Georgetown's campus
    Meet the 2019 Tropaia Award Winners
    May 16, 2019

    Georgetown College gathered to honor 39 exceptional seniors today at the annual Tropaia ceremony in Gaston Hall. Get to know the Cohonguroton speaker, Julie Bevilacqua, as well as three winners of major academic awards.

  • Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaks in front of a blue background
    2019 Commencement Speaker: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    May 14, 2019

    Critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will serve as speaker and honorary degree recipient for the 2019 Georgetown College Commencement ceremonies on May 18.

  • Black-and-white photo of Fr. Royden Davis, S.J.
    Davis Fellowship Program Opens Doors for Research
    May 13, 2019

    Georgetown College is proud to announce the inaugural cohort of the Royden Davis Fellowship Program, which provides College undergraduates with funding to live in Washington D.C. for the summer while they work on an academic research project.

  • College Dean Chris Celenza speaks with Eni Chair Emma Marcegaglia on a stage
    Dean Celenza Discusses the Liberal Arts with Eni Chair
    May 9, 2019

    The Italian Embassy hosted an event last month on “Liberal Education and Leadership,” featuring Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza and Dr. Emma Marcegaglia, president of Luiss University of Rome and Chair of Eni, a major Italian energy company.

  • Orunima Chakraborti (C'20)
    Sociology Major Wins Beinecke Scholarship
    May 7, 2019

    Sociology major Orunima Chakraborti (C’20) has won a 2019 Beinecke Scholarship, a prestigious award given annually by The Sperry Fund to students who plan on enrolling in an arts, social sciences, or humanities-focused graduate program.

  • The Georgetown skyline with Washington, D.C. in the background
    College Students Bring Classics to D.C. Elementary Schools
    April 29, 2019

    The HILL program brings Georgetown students to a D.C. elementary school to tutor their students in different languages. This academic year, the program elected to include classical languages in its tutoring offerings, so organizers reached out to the College’s Department of Classics.