News Archive

  • Chemistry
    Chemistry Department Shines in Grant Awards
    September 20, 2016

    Four professors from Georgetown College’s Department of Chemistry have received major grants from various branches of the U.S. government in the last two months.

  • Course Cluster Challenges Thinking on Disability
    September 14, 2016

    Disability studies is an emerging field that critically analyzes the concept of disability across different cultures, time periods and academic disciplines. It raises challenging questions about the way we define physical and mental abilities, as well as the assumptions we make in designing and talking about our world.

  • Patterson Heads Up African American Studies Major
    September 6, 2016

    Professor Robert J. Patterson (C'02) has run the African American Studies program since 2013. Now he gets to guide its transition to a full academic department and major.

  • 10 Great Classes to Fill Out Your Schedule
    10 Great Classes to Fill Out Your Schedule
    August 30, 2016

    We tasked our team of advising deans with putting together a list of their favorite fall courses that still (as of Tuesday morning, August 30) have spots available. If you’re on the fence about picking up that fifth class, give this list a look!

  • Dean Chester Gillis
    Dean Gillis Welcomes Students to Campus
    August 23, 2016

    Dean Chester Gillis welcomes students for the 2016-17 academic year.

  • Benedetti
    Italian Professor, Alumna to Speak at Library of Congress
    August 23, 2016

    Italian professor Laura Benedetti and reporter Emily Langer (C'06) will present together at the Library of Congress on September 1.

  • Anastasia Somoza Takes Center Stage
    August 11, 2016

    One of the star speakers of the Democratic National Convention, Anastasia Somoza (C'07) has been advocating for those in need since childhood. Georgetown College helped her find her voice and turn her passion into a vocation.

  • Del Gado Paper Published in Nature Communications
    August 2, 2016

    Georgetown College physics professor Emanuela Del Gado and her coauthors studied cement hydrates, the main binding agents in concrete, in a paper published in Nature Communications last month.

  • Did the Parties Decide?
    July 26, 2016

    With both the Democrats and the Republicans officially choosing their nominees this month, we caught up with Professor Hans Noel to discuss the impact of the 2016 primary and the future of American politics.

  • Georgetown University Chamber Singers
    WATCH: A Connection Through Music
    July 19, 2016

    Performing at a Baroque festival in Bolivia, the Georgetown University Chamber Singers found a spiritual connection strikingly similar to that found by Jesuit missionary musicians hundreds of years ago.