News Archive

  • Moran Celebrates Monk, Discusses Sense of Place
    December 14, 2017

    Jason Moran, Georgetown’s new Distinguished Artist in Residence, gave a lecture and performance last week to celebrate the 100th birthday of jazz legend Thelonious Monk.

  • Olmsted Co-Authors Paper in Nature Physics
    December 11, 2017

    A paper co-authored by Georgetown College physics professor Peter Olmsted has been published in the journal Nature Physics.

  • Environmental Advocate, Alumna Wins Rhodes Scholarship
    November 30, 2017

    Georgetown College alumna Deirdre Collins (C’17), who hopes to work to promote environmental preservation and sustainable development, has been named a 2018 Rhodes Scholar.

  • Poet Delivers Inspiring Performance for Anthropology Class
    November 21, 2017

    Baltimore-based writer and poet Kondwani Fidel visited campus earlier this week for a spoken word poetry performance and conversation with students.

  • Sticking to the Classics, Lyons Draws National Scholarship Attention
    November 10, 2017

    Classics major Annee Lyons (C'18) is the 2017 recipient of the Beinecke Scholarship and is a finalist for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships.

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    Vaidya's Teenage Obesity Study Named Editor's Choice
    November 3, 2017

    A team led by Georgetown College Psychology Chair Chandan Vaidya has conducted the first study on the effects of weight-loss surgery on the brains of adolescents with obesity.

  • Marsh Honored for Altruism Research
    October 26, 2017

    Last month, Prof. Abigail Marsh received a grant from the NSF to continue her research into the neurological basis of altruistic behavior. Earlier this month, she published a book, The Fear Factor: How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psychopaths and Everyone In-Between. Finally, her research program earned her the S&R Foundation’s Kuno Award for Applied Science in the Social Good.

  • Bansal Leads Vaccine Hesitancy Study
    October 23, 2017

    Biology professor Shweta Bansal is leading a team that has been awarded a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study trends in vaccine hesitancy among Americans.

  • Music Program Hosts Multimedia Conference
    October 20, 2017

    DC Talks Music/FilmDocs/Media: Cross-Sector Dialogue in Today’s Digital Culture, held in Lohrfink Auditorium in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, will feature an all-star lineup of musicians, documentary filmmakers, comedians, podcasters, researchers and government officials from across the country.

  • Alumna's Original Play Read at Kennedy Center Festival
    October 5, 2017

    Landas, an original play by Cristina Maninang Ibarra (C'17), was read at the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage New Play Festival last month.