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Optimism 2.0: The Rise of Values-Driven Tech

The winning team for Best Social Innovation application hard at work during Georgetown University's biggest hackathon ever. Photo Courtesy of Major League Hacking. Billion dollar texting apps, multi-million dollar raises for niche social networks, and countless games that simulate everything from farming to raising goats. Show More Summary

Georgetown Hosts Research Summit on Concussions in Females

When physicians, researchers and scientists gather at Georgetown University later this month, they will tackle what they say is an under-appreciated medical issue: brain concussions in girls and women. Former college athlete Melissa Coyne knows what a sports-related concussion can do.

Research Summit Focuses on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

PINKconcussions and Georgetown University Medical Center are hosting the first summit to explore gender differences of female brain injuries including symptoms, treatment and recovery to develop a better model of care. The International Summit on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury will be held Saturday, Jan. 27 at Georgetown University.

Georgetown University Violates Catholic Tenants, Pushes Abortion as Zika Virus Solution

Jesuit Georgetown University has rejected Catholic principles in order to promote abortion in South America. This week, two of the university’s law professors posted the article “The [World Health Organization] Must Include Access to...Show More Summary

Old-school football once killed 19 players in one year

1918 Georgetown University player C. Wertz. Image: National Photo Company/Library of Congress Football, or “American football” to the rest of the world, emerged from several different varieties of soccer and rugby which were played in...Show More Summary

Ending FGC: The Religious Factor

This is a "word cloud" from a Berkley Center, Georgetown University, teaching case study on Female Genital Cutting (FGC), also called Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Since 2012, February 6 has been marked each year as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Show More Summary

Georgetown Law Tells Students: No Political Campaigning on Campus

Georgetown University law students are free to support whom ever they want for president. They just can't be very public about their political preference on campus.

Rights Group Slams University for Ban on Students Campaigning for Bernie

A student rights organization is speaking out against Georgetown University for allegedly forbidding students from campaigning for Bernie Sanders on campus.

What The Ebola Crisis Can Teach Us About Responding To The Zika Outbreak

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Georgetown University’s Daniel Lucey and Lawrence Gostin about the global response to the Zika virus. The World...Show More Summary

Could blood pressure drugs have a role in Alzheimer's disease treatment?

WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2016) -- In laboratory neuronal cultures, an FDA-approved drug used to treat high blood pressure reduced cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and the National Institutes of Health. read more

Everything I Need to Know I Learned at Vogue!

"Non nobis solum nati sumus." (Not for ourselves alone are we born.) -- Marcus Tullius Cicero The Georgetown Scholarship Program, aka "GSP," is a groundbreaking program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, that that now serves 640 primarily first generation college undergraduates and boasts over 600 graduates with a 97 percent graduation rate. Show More Summary

Daesh Could Inadvertently Unite Afghanistan, Pakistan and Beyond

The threat posed by Daesh could act to unite factions in Afghanistan and beyond, said Anatol Lieven, Georgetown University professor and Middle East expert, in an interview with Radio Sputnik.

Speaking at Georgetown about Campus-Speech Restrictions

When I chimed in last spring at NRO to strongly criticize, with great personal regret, my alma mater, Georgetown University, for its response to a speech by noted scholar Christina Hoff Sommers, little did I know how much worse college campuses would get for the rest of 2015. Show More Summary

Georgetown using incoming blizzard as great marketing opportunity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” That was once a popular mantra in the world of politics in our nation’s capital, but apparently Georgetown University is also taking that advice to heart. With an impending snowstorm that couldShow More Summary

Online Quiz: How Well Do You "Know Your Bod?"

The 10-question true or false digital quiz, produced by the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University, probes the user's understanding of fertility awareness. "If we could lift the taboos and improve fertilityShow More Summary

JAMA Viewpoint: 'Physician-assisted dying: A turning point?'

WASHINGTON (January 19, 2016) -- The debate over physician-assisted death (PAD) appears to be at a turning point, with a significant number of state legislatures across the country considering PAD, say two Georgetown University scholars, but, they caution, social and ethical safeguards are needed. read more

Full of Bull: Wall Street Analysts' S&P 500 Predicted Gains vs. Actual Gains 2001-2015

Analyzing the ForecastersHow overoptimistic are Wall Street forecasts year in and year out?Salil Mehta, business statistics professor at Georgetown University addresses that question on his "Statistical Ideas" blog: Strategists FullShow More Summary

Georgetown Public Health Experts: Congress Made a "Scientific Judgment for Which It Is Distinctly Unqualified"

Two Georgetown University professors say a section of the recently passed Congressional spending bill effectively undermines science and the health of women. Their JAMA Viewpoint, "A Public Health Framework for Screening Mammography: Evidence-Based Versus Politically Mandated Care," will be published online Tuesday.

Georgetown professors: Congress made 'scientific judgment for which it is distinctly unqualified'

WASHINGTON (January 18, 2016) - Two Georgetown University professors say a section of the recently passed Congressional spending bill effectively undermines science and the health of women. At issue is the FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. Show More Summary

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