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Why War Must be Studied

A colleague recently pointed me to LGEN H. R. McMaster’s excellent Veterans Day speech at Georgetown University last month in which he argued that the scholarly study of war is central to the prevention of war. I've excerpted some of...Show More Summary

5 Things That Cost More Than You Will Make in Your Lifetime

According to a report published by the Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce, the average American will make between $973,000 and $3.65 million over a lifetime. As the report highlights, the higher level of education,...Show More Summary

Novel fMRI technique identifies HIV-associated cognitive decline before symptoms occur

WASHINGTON -- A five-minute functional MRI (fMRI) test can pick up neuronal dysfunction in HIV-positive individuals who don't yet exhibit cognitive decline, say neuroscientists and clinicians at Georgetown University Medical Center. Their...Show More Summary

New Screen Time Guidelines for Parents of Young Children

ZERO TO THREE recently released a new paper summarizing the research on the impact of screen use on young children. The co-authors, Claire Lerner, LCSW, ZERO TO THREE, and Rachel Barr, Ph.D., Georgetown University, discuss: How screen use has increased dramatically and what it means to a young child’s development; What the science says about […]

Hagel in Obamaland

Former sergeant, senator and soon to be ex-secretary of defense Chuck Hagel is about to leave a nearly two year-long confinement inside the looking glass. Having relinquished a distinguished professorship at Georgetown University and...Show More Summary

Needed: A True Diversity Map for America

Sometimes childhood experiences motivate a lifetime of extraordinary work. That is certainly true for Georgetown University Law School professor and bioethicist Patricia King, a brilliant scholar and one of the most effective leaders you may not know. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton 2016: America Must ‘Empathize’ With Enemies

Hillary Clinton is under fire for saying the United States should “empathize” and show “respect” for its enemies. During a speech at Georgetown University Mrs. Clinton spoke about what she called “smart power,” which entails “using every...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Dyson: We Have to Retrain 'White Brains,' 'White Souls' on Race

On Thursday’s “NOW w/Alex Wagner” on MSNBC, Georgetown University professor and MSNBC regular Michael Eric Dyson sounded off on Wednesday’s grand jury decision not to charge New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner. Show More Summary

A worrisome sign for Clintonistas: Low audience turnout — in Georgetown

There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell.

Hillary’s Dumb Diplomacy at Georgetown

(John Hinderaker) Earlier today, Hillary Clinton gave a speech at Georgetown University titled “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership.” The hall was at least half empty, as noted on Twitter: Which may not mean anything.Show More Summary

Ready for Hillary? Clinton to Speak to Half Empty Hall at Georgetown University

If she decides to seek the Democratic nomination for president, Hillary Clinton all but has the nomination locked up. But convincing Americans to support her pro-abortion bid may be another question. Today, Clinton is expected to give a speech at Georgetown University, an oration at a Catholic institution at a time when Catholics are soured […]

Woman sues over rabbi's alleged voyeurism

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Georgetown University law student is suing after she says she was sexually exploited by a rabbi

Georgetown Law Student Files Lawsuit In Rabbi Voyeurism Case

The suit names Kesher Israel, the National Capital Mikvah, and Georgetown University. [ more › ]

'Privileged People Deserve to Get Robbed at Gunpoint' College Student Spells Trouble for US

Oliver Friedfeld, a Georgetown University (GU) senior, penned an oped last week in which he argued that he deserved to be robbed at gunpoint due to his "privilege." Friedfeld is a student at the university's School of Foreign Service, a top-ranking entry point to the U.S. Show More Summary

Student Robbed at Gunpoint, Says He Deserved It Due to His 'Privilege'

Oliver Friedfeld, a senior at Georgetown University (GU) and his roommate were recently mugged at gun point -- but Frieldfeld says he deserved it because of his "privilege." In an oped for the GU newspaper, The Hoya, Friedfeld wrote that he "can hardly blame" the assailants for robbing him. Show More Summary

Georgetown University student doesn't blame muggers in op-ed

A Georgetown University student was robbed at gunpoint while walking home — and later wrote that he doesn’t blame the purported thieves.

Why Couples Argue So Much Over Apologies

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Each week on It's Complicated, we'll be helping ourselves improve our couplings by looking into the the linguistics of romance. Georgetown University professor Deborah Tannen knows more about how you communicate with your bae than you do. As the author of the four-years-running New York Times best seller You Just... More »

Brzezinski: Dyson's 'White Supremacist' Remarks 'Lowering the Conversation'

On Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, co-host Mika Brzezinski spoke out on remarks made by Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson, accusing him of “white supremacy” in pointing out black-on-black crime statistics. “In places like this and on ‘Meet the Press,’ there should be room for a conversation to happen,” Brzezinski said. Show More Summary

Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Miami

Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Miami today as part of its Legal Theory Workshop Series hosted by Leigh Osofsky: 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...

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY: Obama’s Amnesty Threatens To Shut Constitution. There’s more at stake…

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY: Obama’s Amnesty Threatens To Shut Constitution. There’s more at stake here than mere political fortunes. We are at the constitutional tipping point that Georgetown University law professor Jonathan Turley warned us about as Obama continues to wield executive authority that he himself once said he did not have. We live in a […]

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