Archive: Research

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New Report Outlines Best Practices for Parents and Educators in the Digital Age

A new research review from developmental psychologist Rachel Barr provides recommendations for how parents and educators can reap the benefits of digital media while mitigating…

January 29, 2024

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How Machine Learning Could Transform Work in Physics Labs Across the Country  

Recently published research from Bradley Fugetta (C’23), Gen Yin and collaborators could transform the way physics labs around the world study the magnetic properties of…

January 22, 2024

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A Slower Way to Amp Up Your Productivity

Professor Cal Newport doesn’t make New Year’s resolutions. He tunes up his systems and fires up goals at the beginning of the school. …

January 8, 2024

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Biology Researcher Naomi Greenberg (C’24) Awarded Marshall Scholarship to Pursue Dual Passions in Genetic Research and Science Communication

Researcher and writer Naomi Greenberg (C’24) is one of five Hoyas to be named a 2024 Marshall…

December 11, 2023

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Insect Feast: New Paper from Georgetown Professor Explores the World of Cicadas

New research from College of Arts & Sciences professor Martha Weiss provides an unprecedented look into the curious and wonderful world of cicadas. “Once every 13 or 17…

November 27, 2023

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College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Research by the Provost’s Office

The Office of the Provost recognized six faculty members of the College of Arts & Sciences for their outstanding research, scholarship and interdisciplinary…

November 13, 2023

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Does Hollywood Get Witches Right? Demystifying Witchcraft History

For Amy Leonard, associate professor of history in the College of Arts & Sciences, witches are not just a font for fall fun — they’re a source for deep fascination and.…

October 29, 2023

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New Report Encourages Tech Companies to Prevent Image-Based Abuse

A new report, co-authored by College of Arts & Sciences assistant professor Elissa Redmiles, encourages large tech companies to combat image-based sexual abuse on their…

October 23, 2023

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How One New Drug Can Be a Breakthrough for Late-Stage Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Jeffrey Huang, a provost’s distinguished associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Biology, and his team have developed a new drug that reversed…

October 13, 2023

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Do Men Really Think About the Roman Empire Every Day? Classics Professor Josiah Osgood Sure Does

It’s been over 2,000 years since Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon and ushered in a civil war that would remake the Roman Republic and complete the transformation of the…

October 4, 2023