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Michael Eric Dyson + Eddie Glaude on Race + Hillary Clinton + Legacy of Obama's Presidency

'As President Obama seeks to pass the torch to his secretary of state, Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson debate the candidacy of Hillary Clinton and the legacy of President Obama. Show More Summary

How we ... Started a firm out of unsightly fruits

WASHINGTON — Ann Yang, 22, and Phil Wong, 23, each went to Georgetown University thinking they would chase careers in foreign service. But social entrepreneurship trips abroad and college courses about food systems led the friends to creating a business that would tackle the food-waste problem in D.C. Show More Summary

The Times Disappears Language On The 'Undeclared War Against Blackness'

The New York Times published an op-ed last week titled “What White America Fails to See,” by the prominent Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson. The essay was published online on the evening of July 7 in response to the killings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Show More Summary

The Vast Majority of Fertility Apps Are Ineffective Forms of Birth Control

A new study published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine has found that the majority of fertility apps are not reliable forms of birth control. A team from Georgetown University’s School of Medicine looked at 95Show More Summary

The economy is adding jobs, but the divide between the 'haves' and 'have-nots' is bigger than ever

There’s a new 99 percent. 11.6 million jobs were created during the post-2008 recovery, and, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 11.5 million of them went to workers with at least some college education. Show More Summary

For The First Time, Four-Year College Grads Dominate US Workforce

A new study released Thursday by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce notes a major turning point: For the first time, four-year college grads make up the largest share of this country’s workforce. “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” finds that 73 percent of the 11.6 million jobs gained since 2008 went... Read more »

Georgetown Institute launches real-time study of smartphone fertility app use

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2016) -- In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center's Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) are recruiting as many as 1,200 women to study, in real time, a smartphone app that calculates a woman's chance for pregnancy on a daily basis. read more

Michael Eric Dyson: We Have a 'Moral Obligation' to Protest Trump at GOP Convention

With all this year's preliminary political events concluded and the Republican National Convention set for July 18-21 in Cleveland, Georgetown University professor and former MSNBC analyst and guest host Michael Eric Dyson declared last...Show More Summary

America’s founders hated general warrants. So why has the government resurrected them?

Laura Donohue is a professor of law at Georgetown University  and was recently appointed as a public advocate to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. She is also the author of a new book published by Oxford University Press, “The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in a Digital Age.” I asked her some questions […]

ZIP code profile: 20007

The 20007 ZIP code comprises neighborhoods such as Foxhall Crescent, Foxhall Village and Georgetown inside Washington D.C. Sitting on the Potomac River, the area is home to Georgetown University and neighbors the U.S. Naval Observatory...

Study Finds State Oil Cos More Prone to Corruption

“Bribes to high government officials are more likely when contract awarding authority is vested in opaque institutions,” said Paasha Mahdavi, an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids and Their Unintended Consequences

In this opinion piece, Fernanda Alonso, an Associate at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, discusses how the FDA's guidance on abuse-deterrent opioids could backfire.

Georgetown University and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Offer Fellowship in Regulatory Science

Georgetown University Medical Center and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research announce a fellowship in regulatory science that will promote postgraduate training in the Parkinson's research field to optimize clinical trial design and support approval of novel therapies.

Seeking Guidance for Clinicians Facing a Question of Human Rights

A team of Georgetown University experts -- a physician, a lawyer and an ethicist -- are taking on an issue that occasionally confounds clinicians in the delivery room: should a physician, after helping deliver a child to a women whose...Show More Summary

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Queen Rania watched their eldest graduate from Georgetown

Georgetown University’s graduations typically feature plenty of blue-blood families, but the one on Saturday had a dash of actual royalty — among the proud parents gathered to see their kids finally snag those coveted diplomas were Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Queen Rania. And just like a regular mom, the glamorous queen documented the moment on Instagram. “A […]

More Questions About Why Georgetown University Sold Slaves To Make Money

Slavery is a word that makes most people cringe, and it’s causing some real problems right now for Georgetown University, because the Catholic institution of higher learning is being asked to explain the details of a slave sale in 1838 to make money to benefit Georgetown University (and its enrollment of all white students at... Show More Summary

On Overcoming My Imposter Syndrome in Buenos Aires

2 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

Getting accepted into Georgetown University is the best thing that's ever happened to me, I thought my senior year of high school. Two years prior, I fell in love with the campus that reminded me of Hogwarts during a trip to D.C. At the time, I was an aspiring C.I.A. analyst and was excited to... Continue reading

Review Finds Fathers' Age, Lifestyle Associated with Birth Defects

A growing body of research is revealing associations between birth defects and a father's age, alcohol use and environmental factors, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center. They say these defects result from epigenetic alterations that can potentially affect multiple generations.

How A Classmate's Scheduling Conflict Paved The Way For Sandra Fluke

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In the first half of 2012, Sandra Fluke went from being an unknown student at Georgetown University Law Center to a leading advocate for contraception rights and a rising star within the Democratic Party. Her trajectory began with a fight over congressional testimony. Show More Summary

A Yellow Fever Epidemic: A New Global Health Emergency?

Evidence is mounting that the current outbreak of yellow fever is becoming the latest global health emergency, say two Georgetown University professors, who call on the World Health Organization to convene an emergency committee under the International Health Regulations

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