News Archive

  • 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.

  • The Georgetown booth at the 2018 Science and Engineering Festival
    Georgetown Booth Earns Rave Reviews at Science Festival
    April 18, 2018

    Professor Heidi Elmendorf of the Department of Biology brought a group of Georgetown scientists and students to man a booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival earlier this month.

  • Amanda Scott poses outside Healy Hall
    Scott, Vaughan Named Truman Scholars
    April 13, 2018

    Amanda Scott (C’19) and Shakera Vaughan (C’19), both Georgetown College government majors and members of the Georgetown Scholarship Program, have been named 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholars.

  • Patrick Mulcahey stands outside Healy Hall
    Mulcahey Awarded Goldwater Scholarship
    April 12, 2018

    Georgetown College biochemistry major Patrick Mulcahey (C’19) has been awarded a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious national scholarship given to students who excel in mathematics, engineering, and the natural sciences.

  • Computer science professor Ophir Frieder
    Frieder Joins European Academy of Sciences and Arts
    April 10, 2018

    Professor Ophir Frieder, the Robert L. McDevitt and Catherine H. McDevitt Chair in Computer Science and Information Processing, has been inducted into the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

  • "La Bestia," the train that many Central American immigrants stow away on to cross Mexico
    Olsen Brings Immigration Lessons Back to Hilltop
    April 6, 2018

    For Leonard Olsen (C’14), one senior-year class helped shape a career in immigration activism — and this year, he paid back the favor.

  • Q & A: Margaret Hall
    April 4, 2018

    We caught up with retiring sociology professor Margaret Hall to talk about her 50-year career at Georgetown, the evolution of her discipline, and her advice for today’s students.

  • Janet Mann poses with dolphins in a bay in the background
    Q & A: Women in Research
    April 2, 2018

    We caught up this week with Janet Mann of the Department of Biology and Garance Genicot of the Department of Economics to discuss their latest projects, the state of women in academia and more.

  • Catholic Studies Program Hosts Mary Magdalene Symposium
    March 29, 2018

    The Georgetown College Catholic Studies Program presents A Day with Mary Magdalene, a daylong symposium on the life of Mary Magdalene, to be held Thursday, April 5 at Georgetown University’s Healey Family Student Center.