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Study by Professor Finds Video Chat Helps Grandparents Maintain Relationships with Grandchildren, Diminishes Feelings of Isolation

June 10th, 2021

A recent study found that video chat helped grandparents overcome social isolation during the pandemic as well as maintain a vital connection with their young grandchildren. Department of Psychology professor Rachel Barr, Ph.D., collaborated with other researchers on the latest AARP report Boomers and Zoomers: Grandparents Using Video Chat to Connect with Young Grandchildren.

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Class of 2021 Together Again at Nationals Park for Conferral of Degrees

May 27th, 2021

For the first time since Georgetown transitioned to a virtual environment due to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, students in the Class of 2021 convened in person to celebrate their commencement at Nationals Park, home to the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team.

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