Post Tagged with: "academia"

GU Professor Recipient of $4.5 Million DOE Grant

GU Professor Recipient of $4.5 Million DOE Grant

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $4.5 million grant to Georgetown University physics professor James Freericks and a team of academics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, to research how X-rays can be used in solids, according to a Sept. 13 news[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sean Spicer discussed his book, "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President," at a Monday event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans.

Former Press Secretary Spicer Critiques Liberal Media, Academia

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the media and academia at-large for traditionally leaning left at an event on Monday cohosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans. During the event, which was named after a book Spicer published in July[Read More…]

by September 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HARDING: Closing the Academic Gender Gap

HARDING: Closing the Academic Gender Gap

I had a revelation at the start of this semester. As I thought back on the courses I have taken during my time as a government major at Georgetown University, I realized that I have only ever been taught politics by old, white men. I mean that with all due[Read More…]

by October 16, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Uphold Curricular Diversity

As an academic institution, our community benefits from opportunities to learn from a wide range of academic disciplines. The Georgetown University Student Association is currently circulating a petition calling for the university to launch a disability studies minor. The minor would consist of foundational courses, electives and a capstone, similar[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

New Med School Tracks Focus on Literature, Population Health

To provide increasingly specialized experiences for its students, the Georgetown University School of Medicine is adding two new tracks focusing on population health and literature to its curriculum in the upcoming academic year. Specialized tracks allow students the option of focusing on a particular field, eventually leading to a certificate[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Rapper Nas, left, discusses the legitimacy of hip-hop in academia with professor James Braxton Peterson on Thursday in Gaston Hall.

Nas Talks Rap, Politics in Gaston

Hip-hop artists seldom shy from bravado, but moderator James Braxton Peterson, a professor of Africana studies at Lehigh University, began Thursday night’s event — featuring sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson and Nas — with deference. “It’s an amazing opportunity in my career to be here in Gaston Hall at this[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

A Surge of Greed in Academia

I couldn’t help but feel a wave of dismay and frustration wash over me this past Tuesday when I perused news headlines. Between The Hoya’s article on the exorbitant salaries of Georgetown administrators (The Hoya, Sept. 19, 2011, A1) and the announcements regarding the flurry of athletic conference realignment (The[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments Opinion