May 18, 2018
One of Georgetown College’s biggest strengths is the opportunity to conduct meaningful and original research as an undergraduate. Meet nine members of the Class of 2018 who have taken advantage of this opportunity.
May 17, 2018
Economics graduate student Rich Johnson (G’18) sought out an independent research project on deterring agent theory — a way of determining the value of measures that decrease risk — alongside Professor George Akerlof.
May 15, 2018
The 2018 Georgetown College commencement speech will be delivered by Dr. Susan Hockfield (G’79), former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and current elected Chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
May 9, 2018
Professor Katherine Benton-Cohen of the Department of History has received the 2018 Japan Residency at Chuo University, which enables two American historians to travel to Japan for two weeks, lecturing and advising Japanese students on American history topics.
May 8, 2018
Professor Sherry Linkon of the Department of English at Georgetown College has published a new book on contemporary working-class literature, which she presented at a reading and interview at the Mortara Center last week.
May 4, 2018
Rob Cortes (C’18) and Shawn Rhoads of the Department of Psychology have been awarded prestigious graduate fellowships from the National Science Foundation.
May 3, 2018
A team of scientists has tracked never-before-seen interactions between electrons and the crystal lattice structure of copper-oxide superconductors. Georgetown College physics professor Jim Freericks provided theoretical assistance for the experiment.
May 2, 2018
Professor John R. McNeill of the Department of History and the Walsh School of Foreign Service has been named a 2018 recipient of the A.H. Heineken Award in History for his work on integrating environmental science and global history.
April 30, 2018
A proposal from Chris Ferris (C’20) and Sean Letendre (C’20) won first prize in its category at a hackathon hosted by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government last month.
April 20, 2018
Six undergraduates from Georgetown College and the Walsh School of Foreign Service presented their research on linguistic landscapes to a group of peers, professors, and community stakeholders last month at a Department of Linguistics event.