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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

last monthLifestyle : 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

2 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

The Trump effect: Muslims face a disturbing spike in hate crimes not seen since 9/11

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The 2016 election cycle could be contributing to a rise in hate crimes against Muslim people in the United States, according to a study published by Georgetown University. Some of the incidents can be directly linked to GOP front-runner Donald Trump, who employed anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of...

Georgetown University Rejected Pro-Life Speaker to Balance Planned Parenthood’s CEO

Two Jesuit professors at Georgetown University lobbied to have a pro-life speaker on-stage with Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards when she spoke on campus, but the proposal — made to help facilitate the “free exchange of ideas” — was rejected by the organizers of the event, the campus newspaper The Hoya reported. “It’s wounding to […]

Blasphemy Laws Don't Protect Religion, They Hurt It

Last Wednesday, I spoke on a panel at Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs In DC. The conference, co-hosted by the Center's Religious Freedom Project and the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom,...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards Praises Racist Founder Margaret Sanger

Here at LifeNews.com we’ve covered just about every angle of Cecile Richards’ speech to Georgetown University last week. One aspect we wanted to make sure we highlighted was Richards’ praise for racist Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. Some pro-life advocates may wonder if the current Planned Parenthood abortion company still reveres the woman who founded […]

Paul Ryan On Confederate Flag: 'This Symbol Does Insult'

WASHINGTON -- In his most direct comments to date on the issue, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) came out strongly against the Confederate flag on Wednesday, telling a large gathering of Georgetown University students that the flag divides...Show More Summary

ICYMI: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Mocked Pro-Life Student At Georgetown

Last week, Cecile Richards, the president of the nation’s largest abortion provider in the country, addressed Georgetown University. Of course,...

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