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Professor, Graduate Students Named Finalists for BARDA-NIOSH Mask Innovation Challenge

July 8th, 2021

Department of Physics professor Kai Liu and PhD students James Malloy (G’22) and Christopher Jensen (G’25) were named one of the 10 Phase 1 Winners, and the only university team selected, for the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mask Innovation Challenge.

New Study by Georgetown Scientists Shows Dolphin Personality Stable for Decades

June 18th, 2021

While a few studies show that human personality traits last a long time, until now, the same has not been shown for wild animals. In a first-of-its-kind study published in Communications Biology, PhD candidate Taylor Evans (G’21) and Janet Mann, Ph.D. and professor in the Department of Biology show that bottlenose dolphins have stable behavioral traits that last for decades.