The Georgetown waterfront is one of the oldest areas in the Washington, D.C. region. Today it is a park, but over the years it has experienced evolving periods of commercial prosperity and urban blight. The waterfront was a bustling port during the Colonial period, dotted with wharves and tobacco warehouses. Show More Summary
Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, will testify before a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations examining the role of U.S. support for the World Health Organization.
Meringues and cherries and pecans Summers are made for road trips, and pies are the perfect summer dessert, so why not combine the two with a massive pie journey around the Texas Hill Country. The excursion begins up in Georgetown with...Show More Summary
(Georgetown University Medical Center) Male mice have much greater brain distress in the week following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than female mice, including skyrocketing inflammation and nerve cell death, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Two descendants of slaves Georgetown University sold for profit are now headed to school there.
L.J. Peak: SG/SF – Georgetown, turns 22 next February Measurables: 6-5, 212 lbs. 6-9 wingspan Strengths: Size, Strength, Defense Weaknesses: Three-Point Shooting, Playmaking Conclusion: Peak improved every season during his three-year career at Georgetown, and it’s unlikely he has peaked. Show More Summary
By Timothy J. Jorgensen, Director of the Health Physics and Radiation Protection Graduate Program and Associate Professor of Radiation Medicine, Georgetown University. Captain, we’re being pummeled by cosmic rays! muratart via Shutterstock.com This past April, business traveler Tom Stuker...
There's something about an old building that proves irresistible to the imagination. by Amber Cortes T here's something about an old building that proves irresistible to the imagination. My urge to explore the abandoned relics of our...Show More Summary
(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this date in 1935 in Georgetown, Delaware, a mother and son were hanged for the murder of Robert Hitchens, May Carey’s brother and Howard’s uncle. The execution of May, 52, attracted some attention as it was the first time in living […]
It's all right here. That's going to be a great gig for someone out there. I hope, given the idea that if it's really good more governments will set aside this kind of money for this kind of project, that the most talented cartoonist and best proposal gets the shot.
Negroni Week, Georgetown Carnival, Pride Festivals, The Last Week of SIFF, And More Picks For June 5-11 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics' have picked the best events in every genre—from two Pacific Northwest Ballet performances...Show More Summary
Georgetown University sociology professor and author Michael Eric Dyson will replace Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Friday’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” after a controversy surrounding a racial slur. A spokesperson for Sen.Show More Summary
Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed: Better College, Better Scholars, Right? Not So Much, by Jacques Berlinerblau (Georgetown): Deadwood blossoms among Ivy. World-class sprinters labor at institutions considered also-rans. We live in an age... Show More Summary
A university in Washington D.C. has launched a fellowship aimed at identifying the next generation of police leaders. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/2sLZkky ) the two-year program through the Georgetown … Click to Continue »
Those chosen could be among the District’s future police leaders.
But you can try the beer now Jellyfish Brewing Company, which originally aimed to open a taproom in Georgetown in May, says its opening has been pushed back to late summer at the earliest, due to delays with the city’s permitting process. Meanwhile, Jellyfish is brewing beer and distributing it at various pubs and restaurants around town. Show More Summary
Hey, isn’t that…Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, enjoying dinner with former Georgetown University and National Basketball Association great (and the ex-prez’s sometimes golf buddy) Alonzo Mourning at the hot new French restaurant Mirabelle on Saturday night? The couple looked casual — he was in slacks and a button-down (top two undone; […]
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Michelle Goldberg, Slate: On May 16, members of the Democratic Party elite gathered at a Four Seasons in Georgetown for the Center for American Progress' Ideas Conference, which was widely seen as a cattle call for potential 2020 presidential candidates. Show More Summary
Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown University, and author of "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America," reveals what a lot of people get wrong about Martin Luther King Jr. Towards the end of King's life, he became more radical and eager to challenge the notion that America was a racially blind country. Show More Summary