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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM GEORGETOWN COLLEGE

  • 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.

  • Singer, Coelho Publish Influential Review of Parasite Research
    January 24, 2018

    Biology professor Steven Singer, postdoctoral fellow Camila Henriques Coelho and a team of Brazilian collaborators published an influential analysis of the spread of Giardia lamblia, an intestinal parasite linked to untreated water and poor sanitation.

  • Celenza Publishes Two New Books on Italian Renaissance
    January 19, 2018

    Celenza published his sixth book, Petrarch: Everywhere A Wanderer in December 2017; his seventh, The Intellectual World of the Italian Renaissance: Language, Philosophy, and the Search for Meaning, is due out this month.

  • 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.