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'Most' Students In Georgetown University Film Class Haven't Seen 'Gone with the Wind'

Monday we learned that a 25 year-old taking graduate-level journalism classes at New York University had no idea what an editorial was. Today we learn that "most" of the students taking a film class at Georgetown University have never...Show More Summary

Letter to the President of Georgetown University Regarding Hyas for Choice and Free Speech

On September 22, Georgetown University campus police removed from outside the school's front gates a small group of students who had been peacefully advocating for reproductive rights, women's rights, and equal rights regardless of sexual...Show More Summary

George Akerlof (aka Mr. Janet Yellen) Heads to Georgetown

George Akerlof has a new job. The Nobel laureate, also known as Mr. Janet Yellen, is heading to Georgetown University in November.

Say what you want about Qatar. Just be careful about doing it on the Web.

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  The hyper-rich Persian Gulf state of Qatar likes to roll out a big welcome mat from time to time. Georgetown University and the Brookings Institution have branches there. The various divisions of Al Jazeera draw in Arabic- and English-speaking journalists from around the world. Planners for the 2022 World Cup are promising air-conditioned comfort […]

NYT Readers React to Adrian Peterson Op-Ed

In short order, Georgetown University sociology professor and esteemed author Michael Eric Dyson‘s New York Times op-ed “Punishment or Child Abuse?” started appearing in the paper’s “Most Viewed” and “Most Emailed” lists. Helped in that...Show More Summary

Nursing student dies of meningitis after tweeting 'I think I'm dying'

In a tragic twist of irony, a nursing student at Georgetown University succumbed to what appears to be meningitis — and in her final social media updates, she knew her situation was dire.

Georgetown Says No 'Additional Action' Needed After Student Dies Of Apparent Meningitis

Andrea Jaime, a sophomore in the School of Nursing and Health Studies, died Tuesday at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. [ more › ]


A Georgetown University student is dead after apparently contracting meningitis, the university said. Andrea Jaime was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies, Georgetown said in a statement. She had been undergoing treatment for the infectious disease at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

John Esposito Takes 'Islam' Out of ISIS

The "head apologist" takes to Georgetown University to explain, as Barack Obama did, that ISIS is someone else's fault.

Study: Divorce has a greater effect on wealthier children

New research suggests that children from wealthy families are hit harder by divorce than children from families with less income. A study at Georgetown University, published in the most recent issue of the journal Child Development, found that divorce causes behavioral problems in more wealthy children than it does in children of poor families. Show More Summary

Georgetown's Esposito Joins Israel Boycott

Georgetown University Professor John Esposito is one of six Middle East Studies directors at American universities to embrace an academic boycott of Israel, according to a Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch report. The six directors...Show More Summary

Roy Hibbert donates $1 million to Georgetown

Here’s the Indianapolis Star reporting on some goodwill: Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert donated $1 million to Georgetown University on Tuesday. Hibbert, who played for the Hoyas from 2004-08, made the donation to the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center in honor of the school’s hall of fame basketball coach. “I am deeply indebted to Georgetown [...]

Plugging Iran's 'Brain Drain'

Co-authored with Ali Arab, Ph.D., associate professor of statistics at Georgetown University, and Elise Auerbach, Iran country specialist, Amnesty International USA Even those who are severely math-challenged have been mesmerized byShow More Summary

President Obama Appoints Ronald Pearlman to the IRS Oversight Board

The White House has announced the appointment of Ronald Pearlman to the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board: Ronald Alan Pearlman recently retired as a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, a position he held from 1999 to 2014. Previously, he was a Tax Partner at Covington &...

The Truth Behind Notorious Flavor Enhancer MSG

For decades, there's been a widespread misunderstanding of monosodium glutamate — aka, MSG. We debunk the long-running myth that MSG is bad for you. Sources: York University, FDA, Smithsonian Mag, Georgetown University Produced by Will Wei. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Schizer Named to Ginsburg Visiting Chair in Taxation at Georgetown

Georgetown Press Release, Georgetown Law Appoints David Schizer to Ginsburg Chair: Georgetown University Law Center Dean William M. Treanor is pleased to announce the appointment of David Schizer to the Martin D. Ginsburg Chair in Taxation. Schizer will hold the chair as a visiting professor during the 2015 spring semester....

NEJM Perspective: 'Studying 'Secret Serums' -- Toward Safe, Effective Ebola Treatments'

WASHINGTON – Conducting clinical studies of agents to treat Ebola and allowing compassionate use of those agents are not necessarily mutually exclusive, writes Georgetown University Medical Center's (GUMC) Jesse L. Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., in a perspective piece published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. read more

Kaya Henderson, D.C. public schools chief, will join Georgetown University’s board

Kaya Henderson has earned two degrees from Georgetown University, received an honorary doctorate and taught a course at the university’s school of public policy. Now the D.C. public schools chancellor’s relationship with her alma mater is set to deepen further: Henderson will join Georgetown’s board of directors later this year, the university said Tuesday. The […]

Michael Eric Dyson Spells It Out For White Folks: You Don't Worry Police Will 'Kill Your Child'

Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday called on President Barack Obama to use his position to explain to white Americans that they do not continually have to fear that police would "kill your child" as African-American...Show More Summary

Treated poorly in the workplace?

Christine Porath is an associate professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University where she focuses on the effects of bad behavior within organizations and how leaders can create a more positive work environment. Porath spoke about her research with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership and vice president for leadership and […]

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