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Scottie Nell Hughes: ‘There was hate on both sides in Charlottesville’

14 hours agoNews : World News Blog

Professor Michael Eric Dyson, sociology professor at Georgetown University and author of ‘Tears Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America’, and conservative commentator and journalist, Scottie Nell Hughes, discuss President Trump’s response to the Virginia clashes.  

Study: College degree unnecessary for 30 million 'good jobs'

A college education has been billed to millions of Americans as a tried-and-true pathway to eventual financial security, but a new study from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce has tallied 30 million "good jobs" out there that don't require a bachelor's degree. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

PROGRESS? Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions. “We classicall…

PROGRESS? Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions. “We classically have always known the male response to brain injury,” says Mark Burns, at Georgetown University. But there have been remarkably few studies of females. The bias runs throughout the scientific literature, even in studies of mice. “Male mice have been […]

Law Professor Paul Butler Talks "Chokehold: Policing Black Men"

'Paul Butler is a law professor at Georgetown University, a legal analyst for CNN and MSNBC, and frequent writer and speaker about issues related to racism and criminal justice. As a former federal prosecutor he has special insight into these matters, understanding not only how the system works, but how it can most effectively be challenged. Show More Summary

Agent clears toxic proteins and improves cognition in neurodegeneration models

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Researchers have found cell receptors abnormally overexpressed in post-mortem brains of those with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, and that they can be inhibited in animal models to clear toxic protein buildup, reduce brain inflammation, and improve cognitive performance.

This Company Encourages Female Employees To Brag About Each Other

Women are generally hesitant to promote their own accomplishments, so HubSpot found ways to get female employees to tout each other’s. For a woman my age, I’m pretty impressive: I was valedictorian of Georgetown University, I interned...Show More Summary

High-fat diet in pregnancy increases breast cancer risk over generations in animal study

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, reports a team of researchers led by scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Subtle molecular changes along the upper digestive tract could guide cancer therapy

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Based on a new molecular study of tissues biopsied from various parts of the upper digestive tract, researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified significant, if subtle, differences in gene mutations and other factors that could help in developing more tailored treatment options for cancer patients.

Global Health Expert Mark Dybul to Lead New Center at Georgetown

Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) has named Mark Dybul, MD, as the inaugural faculty director of its new Center for Global Health and Quality.

Protein associated with Parkinson's disease linked to human upper GI tract infections

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Acute and chronic infections in a person's upper gastrointestinal tract appear to be linked to Parkinson's disease, say scientists at Georgetown University Medical Center and their collaborators at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.

Study: Black girls viewed as ‘less innocent’ than white girls

Georgetown University scholars say “adultification” robs black girls of their childhood

Georgetown University Maintenance Tunnels in Washington, D.C.

A maze of tunnels underneath the Georgetown University campus provides easy access to basement boiler rooms and a dark sneakaway for student adventurers. The tunnels likely date to a 1926 renovation of Old North Hall, and have been successively expanded to connect with newer buildings on campus. Show More Summary

Georgetown Global Health Expert to Testify on U.S. Support of the World Health Organization

Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, will testify before a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations examining the role of U.S. support for the World Health Organization.

Female and male mice suffer, recover from TBI differently

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Male mice have much greater brain distress in the week following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than female mice, including skyrocketing inflammation and nerve cell death, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Meet 2 descendants of slaves sold by Georgetown who are enrolling there

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Two descendants of slaves Georgetown University sold for profit are now headed to school there.        

Air travel exposes you to radiation – how much health risk comes with it?

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Timothy J. Jorgensen, Director of the Health Physics and Radiation Protection Graduate Program and Associate Professor of Radiation Medicine, Georgetown University. Captain, we’re being pummeled by cosmic rays! muratart via Shutterstock.com This past April, business traveler Tom Stuker...

Professor Who Defended Bill Maher Replaces Sen. Al Franken As 'Real Time' Guest

Georgetown University sociology professor and author Michael Eric Dyson will replace Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Friday’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” after a controversy surrounding a racial slur. A spokesperson for Sen.Show More Summary

The Obamas are spotted dining with Alonzo Mourning

Hey, isn’t that…Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, enjoying dinner with former Georgetown University and National Basketball Association great (and the ex-prez’s sometimes golf buddy) Alonzo Mourning at the hot new French restaurant Mirabelle on Saturday night? The couple looked casual — he was in slacks and a button-down (top two undone; […]

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