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4 Georgetown Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Four Georgetown faculty members, including three from the College of Arts & Sciences, have been elected to the 2023 class of the American Academy of Arts and…

April 20, 2023

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Carolyn Forché Elected Chancellor of Academy of American Poets

The Academy of American Poets has elected Carolyn Forché, Ph.D., the newest member of its Board of.…

March 14, 2022

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Ricardo Ortiz Hopes to Make Literary Departments More Inclusive During Term As President of the Association of Departments of English

Ricardo Ortiz, Ph.D., was recently named president of the Association of Departments of English (ADE). The author, professor and former chair of Georgetown’s Department of…

January 27, 2022

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Colleen Baer (C’22) Contributes to Research at the Intersection of Religion and Reconciliation in Ireland

As part of the Figge Fellows Program, Colleen Baer (C'22) is researching the impact of the Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis on the challenges of peace making in Northern…

December 20, 2021

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Theatre and Performance Studies Alumni Reginald Douglas (C’09) and Alexandra Templer (C’15) Return to Campus Teach in Department

After graduating from Georgetown College, alumni Reginald Douglas (C’09) and Alexandra Templer (C’15) pursued their passions in directing and acting. Now they have returned…

September 30, 2021

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Junior Creates Organization to Advocate for More Accessible Practices in High School Debates

Alanna Cronk (C’23) started the organization 1AC-ACCESSIBILITY (1AC), which seeks to make high school debates more accessible to those with disabilities, in the spring of her…

July 26, 2021

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Georgetown Alumna Selected to Host Washington Week

Award-winning journalist Yamiche Alcindor (C’09) was recently chosen as the next moderator of the weekly news analysis series Washington Week on PBS. This selection is the…

July 15, 2021

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Senior Proposes Legal Clinic for DC Youth at George Washington Law Through EDIJ Program

Caroline Jaipaul (C’21) is submitting a proposal to start a legal clinic at George Washington Law that will serve DC youth who are currently court-involved through oral and…

May 20, 2021

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Alumna Finalist for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for an Environmental Play

Theater and Performance Studies alumna Miranda Rose Hall (C’11) is a 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist for her work, A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction. One…

April 22, 2021

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Two Georgetown Professors Receive Prestigious Whiting Award for Fiction, Nonfiction

The Lannan Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing Tope Folarin and the Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of Planetary Science Sarah Stewart Johnson were selected for…

April 21, 2021