News Archive

  • 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.

  • Vaughan Awarded Newman Fellowship
    March 19, 2018

    Shakera Vaughan (C’19) has received a 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship, a national program for students who demonstrate meaningful engagement with their communities.

  • Ries Receives Three Grants for Ecological Research
    March 8, 2018

    Professor Leslie Ries of the Georgetown College Department of Biology has been awarded three grants to study the impact of climate change and natural disasters on springtime emergence of plant, bird, and insect species.

  • McNamara Receives Distinguished Scholar Award
    March 7, 2018

    Congratulations to Georgetown government professor Kate McNamara, who has been awarded the International Studies Association’s 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award in International Political Economy.

  • Mandal Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship
    February 16, 2018

    A double major in neurobiology and biological physics, Mandal plans to earn his Ph.D. in psychiatry while at Cambridge, before likely returning to the United States to attend medical school.

  • Image of vegetation patterns
    Mathematics of Planet Earth
    February 13, 2018

    “People tend to think that nothing new in mathematics has happened since 1900, and that’s not the case,” Kaper said. “Mathematics is alive and well and finding more and more applications.”

  • A gas flare, used as the poster symbol of humans' interaction with the environment by the Anthropocene series organizers.
    In Anthropocene Seminar, Humanists Tackle Environmental Issues
    February 6, 2018

    Approaching the Anthropocene: Global Culture and Planetary Change is a series of lectures, art installations, and group discussions that critically examine the ways humans interact with and change their environments.

  • Sabat Flips the Script on Alzheimer's, Dementia
    February 2, 2018

    Steven Sabat, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology, has published Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know, the latest in an Oxford series that engages experts to write easily accessible guides to their areas of expertise.

  • Women in STEM Fields Honored at Faculty Convocation
    January 26, 2018

    Georgetown College Dean Christopher Celenza presented the Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching to three accomplished professors in the natural sciences at the 2018 Faculty Convocation on Tuesday.