by Matthew Archbold March 5, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - Ending on Ash Wednesday, a Georgetown student group with funding from the University student association (GUSA) sponsored a weeklong event called “Sex Positive Week” that included a pole dancing class and a documentary on how those involved in…
At a panel on cyber security at Georgetown University, the National Security Agency (NSA) director made statements that suggested the NSA has been working on some kind of “media leaks legislation.” The legislation would obviously beShow More Summary
WASHINGTON — Could a new finding in bats help unlock a mystery about the human brain? Likely so, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center who have shown that a small region within the amygdala, an almond-shaped structure in the brains of all mammals, is responsible for producing emotional calls and sounds. Show More Summary
Douglas Boin is an archaeologist and professor of history at Saint Louis University. From 2010 to 2013 he was a professor of classics at Georgetown University. Here's his op-ed piece for the New York Times, 2nd March 2014 on "Papyrus, Provenance and Looting". Show More Summary
The Society of Professional Journalists is holding its annual Region 2 Conference (that’s D.C., Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and North Carolina) on Friday March 28th and Saturday March 29th at Georgetown University. The conference starts...Show More Summary
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt voiced his objection to Georgetown University’s establishment of a new Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Druze and Arab Minorities Studies. “I have also been raising question and exclamation marks regarding this project and its true goals,” the PSP leader said in a statement issued Wednesday. “I cannot agree to an […]
Young people powered President Obama to the White House. Now, they're protesting him outside of it. This weekend, over 1,000 students and youth will march from Georgetown University to the White House. Over 300 of the participants are...Show More Summary
During a day-long conference at the Georgetown University Law Center, Dr. George Ellard, the inspector general for the National Security Agency, spoke for the first time about the disclosures made by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
A Georgetown University law professor's poetic complaint about the treatment of research-and-writing faculty members has touched a nerve among her tenured and non-tenured peers.
This week at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) shared a stage with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to pay tribute to a rare, bipartisan cause: a federal expansion of voting rights for returning citizens. Sen. Show More Summary
AALS, Press Release: The Association of American Law Schools has appointed Judith Areen of the Georgetown University Law Center to the position of Executive Director. Areen has been serving, since the fall of last year, as Interim Executive Director of the association. She follows Susan Prager, who served as Executive...
by Matthew Archbold February 11, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - Congressman John Lewis, who has voted against banning partial birth abortion, spoke at Georgetown University last week about civil rights, according to the university’s website. Lewis was reportedly invited to the Jesuit campus to speak to members…
Congressman John Lewis, who has voted against banning partial birth abortion, spoke at Georgetown University last week about civil rights, according to the university’s website. Lewis was reportedly invited to the Jesuit campus to speak to members of the Georgetown community about his new memoir March: Book One which details his experiences during the March […]
President Obama laid out his personal standard for approving the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline in his global warming speech at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013. If the project increases global warming, he’ll veto it. Show More Summary
John J. DeGioia became president of Georgetown University in 2001 after holding a variety of senior administrative positions at the institution, including senior vice president and dean of student affairs. DeGioia spoke about the challenges of leading a major university with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership and vice president for leadership and innovation […]
Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown University law student who made national headlines when conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” and a “prostitute” on his nationally syndicated program, may be staging a run for congress. Show More Summary
On December 2nd, at Georgetown University, I was pleased to participate in the half-day summit, "Can Keystone Pass the President's Climate Test?," organized by Tom Steyer and the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The goal was...Show More Summary
Well this is certainly interesting: Reproductive health care advocate Sandra Fluke has filed papers to run for the U.S. House of Representatives in California. According to the Washington Post, the former Georgetown University student is running in the Democratic primary to fill the seat left vacant by the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA). A [...]
"The twenty-first century will not belong to the United States, Europe or China. It will be no one's world." Charles A. Kupchan is Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University and Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Show More Summary
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the Georgetown University Interfaith Luncheon at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on January 28, 2014. [State Department photo/ Public Domain] “Humanity once shared anShow More Summary