Georgetown Press Release, Georgetown Law Appoints David Schizer to Ginsburg Chair: Georgetown University Law Center Dean William M. Treanor is pleased to announce the appointment of David Schizer to the Martin D. Ginsburg Chair in Taxation. Schizer will hold the chair as a visiting professor during the 2015 spring semester....
WASHINGTON – Conducting clinical studies of agents to treat Ebola and allowing compassionate use of those agents are not necessarily mutually exclusive, writes Georgetown University Medical Center's (GUMC) Jesse L. Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., in a perspective piece published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. read more
Kaya Henderson has earned two degrees from Georgetown University, received an honorary doctorate and taught a course at the university’s school of public policy. Now the D.C. public schools chancellor’s relationship with her alma mater is set to deepen further: Henderson will join Georgetown’s board of directors later this year, the university said Tuesday. The […]
Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday called on President Barack Obama to use his position to explain to white Americans that they do not continually have to fear that police would "kill your child" as African-American...Show More Summary
Christine Porath is an associate professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University where she focuses on the effects of bad behavior within organizations and how leaders can create a more positive work environment. Porath spoke about her research with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership and vice president for leadership and […]
I was an Ivy League drop out. This might not be so bad, except for the fact that my family is steeped in academia, with various relatives teaching at both Cornell University and Georgetown University. So you can imagine my parent's reaction when I said I wanted to drop out of Cornell in the middle of my third liberal arts semester... Show More Summary
Brian Daily is a medical student (class of 2017) at Georgetown University School of Medicine. After attending our Telluride-East summer patient safety camp, he saw this construction truck on campus at Georgetown the other day and sent it to several of us faculty members because he thought we’d appreciate the bumper sticker.And indeed we do. Show More Summary
In an interview, Paul Elie discusses a fascinating venture he’s leading, the American Pilgrimage Project, a joint effort between Georgetown University and the oral history non-profit StoryCorps that records the stories ordinary people tell about “the role their religious beliefs play at crucial moments in their lives.” How Elie describes the undertaking’s origins: At a […]
Far left MSNBC fill-in host and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson says despite Barack Obama’s numerous scandals impeachment calls are treasonous.” But he was OK with it during the Bush years. National Review reported: During the Bush years, however, … Continue reading ?
A D.C. dialect? It doesn’t sound likely in a city known for its transience. But linguists at Georgetown University, who have been studying the way people speak as part of the Language and Communication in Washington DC (LCDC) project, have identified certain words and some other features of speech common among communities who have lived in […]
A year ago, on a sweltering afternoon at Georgetown University, President Obama announced his Climate Action Plan designed to start cutting dangerous carbon pollution using his authority under our clean air and energy laws already on the books. read more
Sandra Fluke, whose campaign for free contraception elevated her to national prominence while she was still a law student at Georgetown University, denounced to the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case: "A woman’s boss should not have a say in her health care decisions," Fluke stated on Twitter. Show More Summary
Youth problems are our problems. I recently heard sociologist Robert Putnam speak at a Georgetown University event that gathered people of faith and no faith to discuss the common good. In his speech, he complained about America's "radically...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, June 25, President Obama gave the League of Conservation Voters a one-year progress report for his climate plan. He presented the original speech on the climate change plan at Georgetown University. On MSNBC, politics commenter...Show More Summary
Pastors must address domestic and sexual violence. Yesterday, I spoke at the Sojourners Summit at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. As you can imagine, there was a diversity of presenters and views in such a social justice focused...Show More Summary
U.S. Tax Court Judge Diane L. Kroupa, whose 15-year term was scheduled to end on June 12, 2018, has retired from the Tax Court as of June 16, 2014. She is 59 years old. From her court bio: B.S.F.S. Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1978; J.D. University of South...
This past Wednesday, the CIA held its first ever Conference on National Security at Georgetown University. It included plenty of the usual talking heads spouting nonsense, but I wanted to focus in on one particular talking head spouting particularly ridiculous nonsense. Show More Summary
Homeless valedictorian Rashema Melson has earned a full scholarship to Georgetown University. The Anacostia High School graduate made headlines, as she managed to overcome incredible odds. Although she and her family have lived at the D.C. General Homeless Shelter for three years, Rashema graduated first in her class. Rashema’s father died before she was one
Rashema Melson, who graduated top of her class while living at D.C. General, received a full scholarship to Georgetown University. [ more › ]