NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM GEORGETOWN COLLEGE
December 7, 2018
Professor Kai Liu of the Georgetown College Department of Physics is a theme leader in a major research center on nanoelectronic computing research led by the University of Minnesota.
December 3, 2018
Lawrence Huang (C’19) and Susu Zhao (C’19) each received a stipend that will help fund their academic and research expenses for the coming semester. The Gillis Award, named for the longtime Department of Theology professor and College Dean, honors students who exemplify the value of a liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition.
November 30, 2018
The conference was founded in light of ongoing discussions of race, identity and colonization in cultural institutions inspired by the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
November 28, 2018
Professor James Freericks of the Department of Physics has been named a fellow at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is one of only 19 physics professors nationwide to gain the prestigious distinction this year, and the only Georgetown professor in any discipline to do so.
November 21, 2018
Bianca Uribe (C'18) has received a 2018 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship, a prestigious award given to only 30 students from universities across the country. We caught up with Bianca to learn more about her research interests, career goals, and favorite parts of her time on the Hilltop.
November 19, 2018
Professor Amir Zeldes of the Department of Linguistics has received a grant of more than $320,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the study of Coptic texts using computational linguistics over the next three years.
November 12, 2018
The Georgetown College Office of the Dean hosted the final Sophomore Success Dinner of the year on November 1. The dinner brought four College alumni to campus to speak with about 30 current College sophomores about the lessons they learned during sophomore year.
November 2, 2018
NASA’s Astrobiology Program has awarded a nearly $7 million grant to an effort led by Georgetown Assistant Professor Sarah Stewart Johnson that is explicitly aimed at throwing out the assumption that life out in space will be like life here at home.
November 1, 2018
When I started as a freshman at Georgetown University, I had no idea what I wanted to do when I “grew up.” However, I knew exactly what I loved — traveling, exploring new cultures, and learning the languages to be able to immerse myself more fully in the experience.
October 31, 2018
Last weekend, Georgetown hosted the annual Music Policy Forum Summit, which brings together musicians, policymakers and industry stakeholders in a two-day event filled with speakers, panelists and workshops.