News Archive

  • Physics Major Presents Research on Autonomous Vehicles
    January 17, 2018

    Georgetown College physics major Isabel Binamira (C’18) recently presented a research project on the impact of autonomous vehicles at the 2018 annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board.

  • Lifshey Receives Distinguished Research Award
    December 19, 2017

    Professor Adam Lifshey has traveled around the world to research Spanish-language literature far beyond what’s traditionally considered the Spanish-speaking world. His efforts have now been recognized with a major faculty award.

  • Director of galleries Al Miner
    New Art Gallery Nearing Completion; Al Miner Appointed Director
    December 18, 2017

    Funded by gifts from 37 alumni and supporters, the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery will bring world-class art exhibitions and engagement programs to the campus community.

  • 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.

  • A graphic displaying the human brain on a blue background
    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.