College News


  • Physics professor Jim Freericks
    Freericks Awarded Two DOE Grants
    October 26, 2018

    The grants are both part of the Department of Energy’s recent $218 million initiative to promote quantum information science, which Secretary of Energy Rick Perry called “the next frontier in the Information Age.” Advances in quantum computing could lead to immensely more powerful supercomputers, sensors, and encryption devices.

  • Reporter Bob Woodward addresses a classroom in front of a desk and blackboard
    Woodward Visits Journalism Class
    October 19, 2018

    October 18, 2018 — Bob Woodward, famed Washington Post reporter and author of 13 best-selling books, came to Georgetown University last week to speak to the students of retired Adm. John Kirby’s Government and Media Relations class.

  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    Georgetown, Kennedy Center Establish Seminar Series
    October 17, 2018

    Georgetown College, the Georgetown Humanities Initiative, and the Designing the Future(s) Initiative have worked with the Kennedy Center to create the Georgetown-Kennedy Center Seminar Series, which includes free tickets for students to Kennedy Center events, post-performance conversations with creative artists and faculty, and a competitive fellowship program.

  • A mosquito against a blue background
    Public Health Minor Opens to Georgetown College Students
    October 12, 2018

    The minor in public health, facilitated through the School of Nursing and Health Studies, is now open to Georgetown College undergraduate students.

  • The John Carroll statue on Georgetown's campus
    Hirsh Wins CCMA Engaged Scholarship Career Award
    October 10, 2018

    The award recognizes and honors a scholar for “outstanding research in curricular and/or co-curricular service learning which advances the field.”

  • The US Capitol building
    Government Professors Win Grants, APSA Awards
    October 9, 2018

    The Georgetown College Department of Government has had an active early fall, with a number of faculty members winning grants to fund their research and recognition on notable papers.

  • The biology-themed lobby of Regents Hall
    Summer Roundup: Biology Professors Land More Than $10 Million in Grants
    October 5, 2018

    10 professors in the department have received research grants totaling more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and private foundations.

  • Grace Maglieri (C'19) poses in front of a green background
    Q & A: Grace Maglieri, Clare Boothe Luce Award Winner
    October 1, 2018

    Grace Maglieri (C’19) has been awarded both a summer research award and an academic year research scholarship from the Clare Boothe Luce Program, which supports women conducting research in the natural sciences.

  • A black-and-white photo of three students meeting at a Sophomore Success dinner
    Introducing the Sophomore Success Dinner Series
    September 24, 2018

    The Sophomore Success Dinner Series brings together a small group of College alumni to share experiences with and give advice to a group of 30 current sophomores.

  • University President John J. DeGioia on stage at Gaston Hall with Bradley Cooper (C'97) and Blair Rich (C'97)
    Cooper, Rich Advocate for Liberal Arts
    September 17, 2018

    Academy Award-nominated actor Bradley Cooper (C’97) and Warner Bros. executive Blair Rich (C’97) visited Georgetown last Tuesday for a discussion with President John J. DeGioia and Q & A session with students.