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Joint Appointment Under Evaluation for Consistency

The university is currently working to implement new regulations to address inconsistency in faculty joint appointments across departments. Since her appointment in August, Vice Provost for Faculty Adriana Kugler has created guidelines that standardize the process and encourage more joint appointments. The guidelines are currently under review by the Faculty[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Vice Provosts Start Term

In an effort to restructure leadership on campus and to increase focus on interdisciplinary study, three new vice provost positions, created by Georgetown Provost Robert Groves last January, have been filled by current professors at Georgetown. Georgetown’s new vice provost for research is biology and psychology professor Janet Mann. Public[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GERMS Wins Service, Engagement Award

Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service received the Excellence in Service Student Group Award from the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact last week for its commitment to voluntary service and civic engagement. Compact, an education association devoted to combining the resources of local universities and their surrounding communities, presents this award annually to[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Ethicist Debates Transplants

Professor of medical ethics and philosophy Robert M. Veatch called for changing the way that organ transplants are distributed this Friday in the Bioethics Research Library. The discussion, part of the Big Ideas in Bioethics speaker series, focused on the case of Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who suffered from[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News