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Georgetown Institute launches real-time study of smartphone fertility app use

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2016) -- In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center's Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) are recruiting as many as 1,200 women to study, in real time, a smartphone app that calculates a woman's chance for pregnancy on a daily basis. read more

Galle: Philly’s Soda Tax Isn’t Racist (Or Regressive)

Following up on yesterday's TaxProf Blog op-ed, Is the Philadelphia Soda Tax Racist?, by Andre Smith (Delaware): Brian Galle (Georgetown), Philly’s Soda Tax Isn’t Racist, and It Isn’t Regressive, Either: Some recent commentary labels the soda tax regressive, and one generally thoughtful tax prof posted an op-ed on the TaxProf...

Michael Eric Dyson: We Have a 'Moral Obligation' to Protest Trump at GOP Convention

With all this year's preliminary political events concluded and the Republican National Convention set for July 18-21 in Cleveland, Georgetown University professor and former MSNBC analyst and guest host Michael Eric Dyson declared last...Show More Summary

We Remain Prepared Spectacularly Transforms Georgetown Steam Plant to Make an Antiquated Labor Critique

We Remain Prepared Spectacularly Transforms Georgetown Steam Plant to Make an Antiquated Labor Critique by Rich Smith A irplanes soar overhead and helicopters slice up the sky just above the Georgetown Steam Plant, where Satori Group and theater collective ARTBARN have set We Remain Prepared. Show More Summary

Frida Burling, prolific Georgetown volunteer, dies at 100

She served different projects for 80 years, even finding a new one at the age of 99.

Metro buses to Georgetown and Franklin Square delayed due to shooting

Buses detouring to Georgetown and Franklin Square as police investigate shooting.

Michael Eric Dyson: We Have ‘Moral Obligation’ to Protest Trump at GOP Convention

last weekNews : Mediaite

Georgetown professor and political commentator Michael Eric Dyson declared this week that Americans have a "moral obligation" to protest Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month.

Georgetown’s priests sold her Catholic ancestors. Then she found out in an unexpected way.

A woman in Spokane started digging into her family's past for an upcoming reunion and discovered a shocking story.

Survey: Three In 10 Female Georgetown Undergrads Report Non-Consensual Sexual Contact

University President John Degioia said the findings were "unacceptable." [ more › ]

Dalai Lama -- My Favorite Richard Gere Movie Is ... (VIDEO)

The Dalai Lama's favorite Richard Gere movie is not "Pretty Woman." Our photog spotted His Holiness in Georgetown and pulled a fast one on the 80-year-old, asking him to pick his favorite Gere flick. The 2 have known each other for years... Gere's…

Race/Related: Moving to Make Amends, Georgetown President Meets With Descendant of Slaves

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

A meeting between John J. DeGioia, the university’s president, and a great-great-great granddaughter of two slaves sold to aid the college may have been historic.

America’s founders hated general warrants. So why has the government resurrected them?

Laura Donohue is a professor of law at Georgetown University  and was recently appointed as a public advocate to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. She is also the author of a new book published by Oxford University Press, “The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in a Digital Age.” I asked her some questions […]

No, White House lawyers would not prevent a President Trump from overstepping his constitutional bounds

A recent New York Times article asked a number of academics about Donald Trump’s approach to constitutional fundamentals, notably the separation of powers and rule of law. The answers weren’t pretty. Georgetown law professor Randy Barnett summed it up by saying, “you would like a president with some idea about constitutional limits of presidential powers … and I […]

Why Some Skills Are Best Learned Through Trial and Error

The co-founders of Georgetown Cupcake explain why aspiring entrepreneurs need to be comfortable with not knowing the right move 100 percent of the time.

ZIP code profile: 20007

The 20007 ZIP code comprises neighborhoods such as Foxhall Crescent, Foxhall Village and Georgetown inside Washington D.C. Sitting on the Potomac River, the area is home to Georgetown University and neighbors the U.S. Naval Observatory...

Study Finds State Oil Cos More Prone to Corruption

“Bribes to high government officials are more likely when contract awarding authority is vested in opaque institutions,” said Paasha Mahdavi, an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.

Last-Minute Plans: 58 Free, Cheap, & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Georgetown Carnival, Volunteer Park Pride, A Black Arts Fest, And More Picks For June 10-12 by Stranger Things To Do Staff It's almost the weekend—do you know what you're doing yet? If not, there are still lots of cheap and easy options...Show More Summary

Where to Eat and Drink at Tomorrow's Georgetown Carnival (Or Any Other Day)

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Angela Garbes Going hard at the Georgetown Carnival. Fedora el Morro Are you going to the Georgetown Carnival tomorrow? You should. Along with being one of the city's most interesting and low-key neighborhoods, Georgetown is compact and easy to explore by foot. Show More Summary

Chair of the Imbecile Caucus: Sen. Tom Cotton Proudly Stands at the Vanguard of Shameless Republican Obstructionism

Cotton's spiteful blockade of recently deceased Obama nominee Cassandra Butts sums up what's wrong with the GOP. Years ago a friend who had graduated Georgetown and worked briefly in Washington explained why he had left the city and politics. Show More Summary

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