News Archive

  • Xinlan Hu (C'18) poses outside Healy Hall
    2018 Graduates Share Their Research
    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.

  • Graduate student Rich Johnson poses on the White-Gravenor patio
    Johnson Addresses Deterrence Using Economics
    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.

  • Dr. Susan Hockfield
    Q & A: Dr. Susan Hockfield
    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.

  • Professor Katherine Benton-Cohen of the Department of History
    Benton-Cohen Awarded Japan Residency
    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.

  • Washington Post reporter Amy Goldstein and English professor Sherry Linkon discuss a book at the head of a crowded table
    Linkon Publishes Book on Deindustrialized Communities' Literature
    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.

  • Rob Cortes (C'18), a graduate student in psychology
    Four Graduate Students Win NSF Fellowships
    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.

  • Physics professor Jim Freericks
    Freericks Assists on Brookhaven Superconductor Study
    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.

  • History professor John McNeill
    McNeill Receives Heineken Award
    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.

  • Two Georgetown students pose with former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter in front of a projector screen
    Georgetown Team Wins Hackathon With Fact-Checking Proposal
    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.

  • Three students present linguistics research at a podium with a PowerPoint
    Students Showcase Linguistics Research
    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.