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Clinton’s 7 pearls of wisdom, with a little help from CNN

(Scott Johnson) Bill Clinton spoke at Georgetown University on Tuesday as part of his annual lecture series at his alma mater. In the speech he offered both political and personal advice to students. Seeking to do its part to gild the...Show More Summary

“Calling Obama a ‘global George Zimmerman’? No. No.”: Michael Eric Dyson sounds off on Cornel West, Obama & his critics

The Georgetown University scholar and author reflects on his very public break with his mentor turned tormentor

Bill Clinton Predicts The Future For Georgetown Students

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- In his annual lecture at Georgetown University on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton took the long view, laying out the challenges the world will likely face for decades to come. "What has happened in technology to this day will look like child’s play in 20 or 30 years. Show More Summary

Your call: Overdiagnosis or appropriate caution?

In a Medscape article, Kenny Lin (a family physician at Georgetown University School of Medicine) asks, "Can Patients Understand the Concept of Overdiagnosis?" He suggests:In my opinion, doctors are not doing nearly enough to inform patients about the possibility of overdiagnosis, and we really need to do more. Show More Summary

Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Northwestern

Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Northwestern today as part of its Tax Colloquium Series hosted by Lawrence Zelenak: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law" and generally rejected allowing federal administrative agencies to adopt regulations "altering the past...

Get to Know a Judge: Thomas Ambro, A Voice for Liberalism, Bankruptcy

Judge Thomas Ambro joined the Third Circuit in 1999, as a Clinton appointee. A graduate of Georgetown University for both undergrad and law school, he previously worked in the law firm of Richards, Layton & Finger for 34 years. In private practice, Ambro focused on bankruptcy and business law.......

Photos: Lionel Messi, Argentina National Soccer Team Train at Georgetown University

                             Messi & co. were in town this week, in case you didn't hear. [ more › ]

After learning new words, brain sees them as pictures

When we look at a known word, our brain sees it like a picture, not a group of letters needing to be processed. That's the finding from a Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, which shows the brain learns words quickly by tuning neurons to respond to a complete word, not parts of it. read more

The Best (and Worst) College Majors for Getting Hired Out of School

If you're on the fence about your college major, listen up: the degree you pick now has a lot to do with how long you'll be unemployed after graduation. According to a recent study from Georgetown University, these are quick hire majors and others that'll have you job hunting for a while. Read more...

Salwa Ismail | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Digital Developers

Soon after Salwa Ismail became the head of library information technology at Georgetown University (GU) in 2011, a network drive at the university library failed. She asked her team to stay late on a Friday night to replace it. “Things didn’t quite go as planned,” she admits. Show More Summary

Attorney General Holder touts work for ‘marriage equality’ in interview with Georgetown student paper

Despite Georgetown University’s Catholic identity, its student paper recently featured an interview with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in which he referenced the Obama administration’s work for same-sex marriage as an accomplishment he is proud of.

Georgetown University Symposium Searches for Solutions for Link Rot

Retired Supreme Court of the United States librarian Judith Gaskell published an article today on Slaw.ca called Link Rot: the Problem Is Getting Bigger, but Solutions Are Being Developed.The article describes a symposium in the fall of 2014 at Georgetown University that examined emerging solutions to the problem of link rot.. Show More Summary

ASHE SCHOW: Georgetown University lawyer details the burden placed on colleges by campus sexual ass…

ASHE SCHOW: Georgetown University lawyer details the burden placed on colleges by campus sexual assault policies. At a panel Thursday discussing campus sexual assault and due process, the general counsel for Georgetown University lamented the constantly changing rules being forced on colleges and universities by Congress and the Obama administration.... The onslaught […]

Man stabbed near Judiciary Square in Northwest Washington

A man was stabbed early Wednesday inside a homeless shelter near the Judiciary Square Metro station and the Georgetown University law school in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police.The incident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Show More Summary

“Corroded to its core”: Why the results of the Senate torture report are even worse than we thought

Georgetown University Law School's David Cole tells Salon how the "torture report" missed the whole ugly picture

Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa

Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Iowa today as part of its Faculty Workshop Series: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law" and generally rejected allowing federal administrative agencies to adopt regulations "altering the past legal consequences of past...

Georgetown Hires Lilian Faulhaber (From BU), Brian Galle (From BC)

Georgetown Law School, Tax Scholars Join Georgetown Law Faculty: Georgetown University Law Center is pleased to announce that tax scholars Lilian V. Faulhaber and Brian Galle will be joining the Law Center faculty next year.... Faulhaber joins Georgetown Law from Boston University School of Law. Since 2013, she has...

Why Liberals Are So Furious About Today's Supreme Court Obamacare Case

Almost three months ago, in the op-ed pages of USA Today, Randy Barnett, a libertarian law professor at Georgetown University, pleaded with Con

Washington-area obituaries of note

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Byungkyu Chun, physicianByungkyu Chun, 86, a physician and former chief of surgical pathology at Georgetown University Medical Center, died Feb. 1 at his home in McLean, Va. The cause was bladder cancer, said a daughter-in-law, Ellen Chun. Read full article >>

Washington-area obituaries of note

Obituaries of residents of the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Byungkyu Chun, physicianByungkyu Chun, 86, a physician and former chief of surgical pathology at Georgetown University Medical Center, died Feb. 1 at his home in McLean, Va. The cause was bladder cancer, said a daughter-in-law, Ellen Chun. Read full article >>

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