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Behind the Scenes: Your Diploma

How does the College make sure each of our 817 graduates gets an accurate diploma, down to the last Latin phrase? Here’s a behind-the-scenes.…

May 19, 2018

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Q & A: Dr. Susan Hockfield

The 2018 Georgetown College commencement speech will be delivered by Dr. Susan Hockfield (G’79), former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and current…

May 15, 2018

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Linkon Publishes Book on Deindustrialized Communities' Literature

Professor Sherry Linkon of the Department of English at Georgetown College has published a new book on contemporary working-class literature, which she presented at a reading and…

May 8, 2018

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Students Showcase Linguistics Research

Six undergraduates from Georgetown College and the Walsh School of Foreign Service presented their research on linguistic landscapes to a group of peers, professors, and…

April 21, 2018

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Catholic Studies Program Hosts Mary Magdalene Symposium

The Georgetown College Catholic Studies Program presents A Day with Mary Magdalene, a daylong symposium on the life of Mary Magdalene, to be held Thursday, April 5 at Georgetown…

March 29, 2018

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Mathematics of Planet Earth: Math Profs create symposium at AAAS conference

“People tend to think that nothing new in mathematics has happened since 1900, and that’s not the case,” Kaper said. “Mathematics is alive and well…

February 13, 2018

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In Anthropocene Seminar, Humanists Tackle Environmental Issues

Approaching the Anthropocene: Global Culture and Planetary Change is a series of lectures, art installations, and group discussions that critically examine the ways humans…

February 6, 2018

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Moran Celebrates Monk, Discusses Sense of Place

Jason Moran, Georgetown’s new Distinguished Artist in Residence, gave a lecture and performance last week to celebrate the 100th birthday of jazz legend Thelonious.…

December 14, 2017

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Poet Delivers Inspiring Performance for Anthropology Class

Baltimore-based writer and poet Kondwani Fidel visited campus earlier this week for a spoken word poetry performance and conversation with.…

November 21, 2017

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Music Program Hosts Multimedia Conference

DC Talks Music/FilmDocs/Media: Cross-Sector Dialogue in Today’s Digital Culture, held in Lohrfink Auditorium in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, will feature an all-star…

October 20, 2017