News Archive

  • 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.

  • McNamer Book Wins MLA Award
    March 26, 2018

    Georgetown College English and medieval studies professor Sarah McNamer was awarded the 2017 Modern Language Association's Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies for her latest book, Meditations on the Life of Christ: The Short Italian Text.

  • College Team Wins Italia Innovation Competition
    March 22, 2018

    Three College students — Caroline Cosovich, Oluseyi Osobamiro, and Dante Esqueda — won a summer internship offered by Italian furnishing company Zordan in last weekend’s Innovation Solutions to Business Challenges Workshop.