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Georgetown Universitys LEED Gold living room will make you wish you were a student

Georgetown University recently added a LEED Gold “living room” for undergraduates that’s so beautiful it’ll make you wish you were a student again—at least one who can afford the posh Washington, D.C. private school. Designed by ikon.5...Show More Summary

Georgetown University Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Among the many morally objectionable presentations made at a recent abortion advocacy symposium that took place at Georgetown University was the final address of the day, which was dedicated to rallying support for a bill forcing taxpayers to fund abortions. The Cardinal Newman Society reported last week that Georgetown University played host to a November […]

Georgetown Lombardi hosts patient/physician symposium focused on GI cancers

(Georgetown University Medical Center) The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts its 7th Annual 'Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer,' a symposium for medical professionals, patients and advocates, Dec. 1-3, 2016.

America’s Divided Recovery: Job Change in Recession and Recovery

Source: Georgetown University The post America’s Divided Recovery: Job Change in Recession and Recovery appeared first on The Big Picture.

“Catholic” Georgetown U. Hosts Abortion Advocates to Discuss “Reproductive Injustices”

Just eight months after being chastised by the Archdiocese of Washington for lacking an “environment of morality, ethics and human decency” on campus, Georgetown University proudly hosted a day-long symposium on Veterans Day featuring a dozen abortion advocates discussing the “injustices” of legal barriers to abortion. There are few evils in the world today as heinous […]

Women In Business Q&A: Daina Trout, CEO, Health-Ade

Daina Trout Daina Trout is the CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha, which she co-founded in 2012 alongside her husband, Justin Trout, and best friend, Vanessa Dew. Daina received her BS from Georgetown University and a Master's in Nutrition and...Show More Summary

GUMC Selects Global Health Champion Roger I. Glass as Recipient of Highest Award

Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) will honor Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD, with the 2016 Cura Personalis Award at its Ninth Annual GUMC Convocation on Thursday, Nov. 17. Glass also will be the Convocation keynote speaker.

Your Muslim And Sikh Neighbors Need You Now More Than Ever

Across the country Wednesday morning, millions of Muslim Americans, and those perceived to be Muslim, woke up in a country where the next president thinks “Islam hates us.” At Georgetown University, junior Naaz Modan woke up to a text...Show More Summary

Can we expect the repeal of Obamacare?

Here's Alison Kodjak at NPR:"It's a challenge for a Trump presidency," says Jack Hoadley, a research professor at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute. "To get a true repeal and replace through, he needs 60 votes in the Senate."...Show More Summary

Reparations Require Identifying Slavery's Victims First

Originally published on Ozy Georgetown University recently acknowledged its historical role in slavery, offering preferential admissions status to descendants of 272 slaves it sold in 1838. Along with other measures, Georgetown updated...Show More Summary

Georgetown researchers describe method to study real time cancer invasion

(Georgetown University Medical Center) A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has described the steps, in both written and video format, that allow cancer investigators to track, in real time, cancer cell invasion and metastasis in transparent zebrafish embryos. Show More Summary

Could this be Georgetown University's first go-go show?

Members of Rare Essence are starring in a go-go musical at Georgetown University, which culminates in a mini dance party every show.

Could minority-serving hospitals be unfairly penalized by CMS for readmissions?

(Georgetown University Medical Center) A new probe into why colorectal surgery patients end up back in the hospital after surgery suggests that it has less to do with the hospital or treatment received but rather more determined by patient factors such as race, income, and insurance status. Show More Summary

Abortion Activists Destroy Georgetown University Right to Life Pro-Life Chalk Display

Georgetown Right to Life tried to exercise their right to free speech and display moving pro-life messages on campus. Here’s what happened. (photo credit: Amelia Irvine) The vandals turned messages such as, “End Abortion” into “End Hate,” and “End Abortion” into “End Racism.” The message, “Choose Both,” which encourages us to honor both the mother […]

Georgetown College Rankings: Earnings, Majors, Academic Preparation, And Graduate Degree Attainment

Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make (pdf): In September 2015, the U.S. Department of Education released its redesigned College Scorecard, a web tool that allows users to access a vast array of information about the quality of colleges...

Facial Recognition Technology Disproportionately Affects African Americans

A Georgetown University think tank and the American Civil Liberties Union, along with 52 other civil liberties organizations are urging the U.S. Department of Justice to look into the way federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies use face recognition technology, which they says is having a “disparate impact on communities of color.” On Tuesday, […]

Half of all U.S. adults are in face-recognition databases, and Black people more likely to be targeted

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“One in two American adults is in a law enforcement face recognition network.” “The Perpetual Lineup” report out today from a Georgetown University thinktank makes a compelling case for greater oversight of police facial-recognitionShow More Summary

NEW VIDEO: Hillary Clinton voters struggle to name a single accomplishment

Ugh. Campus Reform is highlighting a video where a reporter is interviewing students at Georgetown University on who they would vote for and why. These students sound like they have

Georgetown students raise money to help maintenance worker fulfill his dream

A Georgetown University student group called Unsung Heroes works to acknowledge campus employees such as janitors, bus drivers and security guards. The group raised funds to help Oneil Batchelor, a Jamaican immigrant and facilities employee with starting a catering business, a life-long dream.

A common nerve protein elevated in aggressive neuroblastomas

(Georgetown University Medical Center) A protein produced by nerve cells appears to be elevated in the blood of those with an aggressive form of neuroblastoma. The finding could potentially lead to a prognostic test for the disease or be used to monitor its progress.

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