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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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The CDC granted $2 million to a multi-disciplinary team of Georgetown researchers to develop new HIV surveillance techniques.

CDC Grants $2 Million for HIV Research

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a $2 million grant to Georgetown researchers to continue HIV surveillance and to develop a secure data-sharing tool for public health agencies across the country. The grant, which will provide funding for five years, will help researchers further develop the[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

A $1 million grant for research on the social enterprise movement and women’s economic mobility was awarded by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the McDonough School of Business’ Global Social Enterprise Initiative in August. The grant is intended to[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden, speaks at a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security event last Wednesday.

Launching Research Project, Ambassadors Highlight Women’s Role in Peace

Women’s civil society groups are crucial to promoting peace in Ukraine and Myanmar, said Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues under the administration of former President Barack Obama, at an event co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Embassy of Sweden[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Neuroscience professor Bill Rebeck received a $10,000 grant for Alzheimer's research.

Q&A: Neuroscience Professor Bill Rebeck Talks Future of Alzheimer’s Research

Bill Rebeck, professor of neuroscience at Georgetown, doesn’t normally win things — or so he says. Rebeck is one of three faculty recipients of the President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers at Georgetown University this year, earning a $10,000 grant for three years to support his research of Alzheimer’s disease and[Read More…]

by October 11, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown University Researchers Return from Antarctica

Georgetown University Researchers Return from Antarctica

The first research team Georgetown sent to Antarctica returned Dec. 23 from a trip, marking them the first ever research team to bring next generation DNA sequencing technology to the continent. The purpose of the mission — to look for signs of life in extreme temperatures — helped support their[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Professor Paasha Mahdavi, along with professors from UCLA, found that low gasoline taxes are hindering climate change progress.

Countries Fail to Curb Fossil Fuels

Governments are not discouraging fossil fuel consumption, according to Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy professor Paasha Mahdavi and University of California, Los Angeles professor Michael L. Ross in their paper “Nature Energy” published Jan. 9. The researchers analyzed global gasoline prices, taxes and subsidies in “Global Progress and[Read More…]

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia and Executive Chairman Ana Botín signed a $2 million agreement with Santander Group on the field of social economy in 2015, pictured above.

Georgetown, Santander Sign $2M Partnership

The banking organization Santander Group will support graduate-level research at Georgetown University in the field of social economy as part of a $2 million partnership agreement, according to a Jan. 17 announcement. Georgetown and Santander aim to train students, scholars and citizens who will be mindful of the need to[Read More…]

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Economics, A Love-Hate Relationship

Thomas Carlyle first coined the phrase “dismal science” back in the 19th century to describe the field of economics. In a modern setting, the term aptly fits the majority of students’ relationship with the subject. Walk through Lau 2 in in the middle of the semester and you will see[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Equal Pay Day Study Reveals D.C. Gender Wage Gap

There is a $1 billion chasm between the collective annual earnings of working women and their male counterparts in Washington, D.C., according to a new report published by D.C.-based nonprofit National Partnership for Women & Families on Equal Pay Day April 12. According to the report, women employed full-time and[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top