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