News Archive

  • The Chapel of the Jesuits at Saint-Omer, France
    Rediscovering a French Connection
    October 5, 2017

    A contribution from Emma Doerfler (C'18) outlines the history and connection between the town of Saint-Omer, France, and Georgetown founder John Carroll.

  • College Establishes Minor in Disability Studies
    October 3, 2017

    Thanks in large part to a wave of student activism, Georgetown has become the country’s first Jesuit university to establish an academic minor in disability studies.

  • Rep. Jayapal Returns to the Hilltop
    September 28, 2017

    U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (C'86), a Baker Scholars Program alumna, joined the Baker Scholars for a speech and reception Monday night.

  • Yamiche Alcindor (C'09)
    Alcindor Named to The Root 100
    September 25, 2017

    New York Times journalist Yamiche Alcindor (C'09) was named to The Root 100, an annual list of top African American cultural influencers.

  • Von der Goltz Explores Conservative Movements
    September 18, 2017

    History professor Anna von der Goltz is the co-editor of a new compilation of research on postwar conservative movements in the United States and Western Europe.

  • College Welcomes New Vice Deans, Faculty
    September 11, 2017

    Georgetown College Dean Christopher Celenza announced the appointment of three new Vice Deans to his staff and welcomed new College tenure-line faculty members on Thursday evening.

  • Six Great Courses You Should Consider
    September 7, 2017

    The end of the add/drop period is approaching. Fill out your schedule with one of these classes recommended by our team of advising deans.

  • The Psychology of Politics
    August 29, 2017

    The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior, edited by Georgetown College psychology professor Fathali Moghaddam, applies concepts rooted in social and behavioral psychology to complex political questions.

  • Hochman Receives NEH Public Scholar Fellowship
    August 15, 2017

    Georgetown College professor Brian Hochman has received a prestigious Public Scholar Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities in order to work on his upcoming book on the history of wiretapping.

  • Urbach, Blair Publish Paper on Shear Thickening Fluids
    August 3, 2017

    Professors Jeff Urbach and Daniel Blair published a groundbreaking paper on shear thickening fluids — also known as non-Newtonian fluids — in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week.