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When we look at a known word, our brain sees it like a picture, not a group of letters needing to be processed. That's the finding from a Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, which shows the brain learns words quickly by tuning neurons to respond to a complete word, not parts of it. read more
If you're on the fence about your college major, listen up: the degree you pick now has a lot to do with how long you'll be unemployed after graduation. According to a recent study from Georgetown University, these are quick hire majors and others that'll have you job hunting for a while. Read more...
Soon after Salwa Ismail became the head of library information technology at Georgetown University (GU) in 2011, a network drive at the university library failed. She asked her team to stay late on a Friday night to replace it. “Things didn’t quite go as planned,” she admits. Show More Summary
Despite Georgetown University’s Catholic identity, its student paper recently featured an interview with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in which he referenced the Obama administration’s work for same-sex marriage as an accomplishment he is proud of.
Retired Supreme Court of the United States librarian Judith Gaskell published an article today on Slaw.ca called Link Rot: the Problem Is Getting Bigger, but Solutions Are Being Developed.The article describes a symposium in the fall of 2014 at Georgetown University that examined emerging solutions to the problem of link rot.. Show More Summary
ASHE SCHOW: Georgetown University lawyer details the burden placed on colleges by campus sexual assault policies. At a panel Thursday discussing campus sexual assault and due process, the general counsel for Georgetown University lamented the constantly changing rules being forced on colleges and universities by Congress and the Obama administration.... The onslaught […]
A man was stabbed early Wednesday inside a homeless shelter near the Judiciary Square Metro station and the Georgetown University law school in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police.The incident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Show More Summary
Georgetown University Law School's David Cole tells Salon how the "torture report" missed the whole ugly picture
Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Iowa today as part of its Faculty Workshop Series: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law" and generally rejected allowing federal administrative agencies to adopt regulations "altering the past legal consequences of past...
Georgetown Law School, Tax Scholars Join Georgetown Law Faculty: Georgetown University Law Center is pleased to announce that tax scholars Lilian V. Faulhaber and Brian Galle will be joining the Law Center faculty next year.... Faulhaber joins Georgetown Law from Boston University School of Law. Since 2013, she has...
Almost three months ago, in the op-ed pages of USA Today, Randy Barnett, a libertarian law professor at Georgetown University, pleaded with Con
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Byungkyu Chun, physicianByungkyu Chun, 86, a physician and former chief of surgical pathology at Georgetown University Medical Center, died Feb. 1 at his home in McLean, Va. The cause was bladder cancer, said a daughter-in-law, Ellen Chun. Read full article >>
Obituaries of residents of the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Byungkyu Chun, physicianByungkyu Chun, 86, a physician and former chief of surgical pathology at Georgetown University Medical Center, died Feb. 1 at his home in McLean, Va. The cause was bladder cancer, said a daughter-in-law, Ellen Chun. Read full article >>
According to a new study from Georgetown University, the outlook for recent journalism graduates is bleak. The school looked at unemployment rates for a variety of recent college grads and graduate degree holders and found mostly good news. Show More Summary
Man who drove into ZombieWalk crowd will be arraigned March 9! Illustrator Mel Crawford passes away. Georgetown University paper pulls cartoon amid protests!
Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Chicago today as part of its Public Law & Legal Theory Workshop Series: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law" and generally rejected allowing federal administrative agencies to adopt regulations "altering the past...
A new report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce shows that unemployment rates for recent college graduates are falling for almost everyone except for those in journalism. The report, Hard Times to Better Times, College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings, was authored by Center researchers Anthony P. Carnevale and Ban Cheah. The unemployment […]
image via (cc) flickr user clappstar When it comes to questions of race and bias in law enforcement, many were surprised to hear FBI Director James Comey speak so candidly on the subject while presenting at Georgetown University this past week. Show More Summary
Last Thursday’s speech by FBI Director James Comey at Georgetown University was remarkable on its own terms, but revolutionary in the context of his agency’s history.