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Two Georgetown Students Named 2023 Goldwater Scholars

Two Georgetown Students Named 2023 Goldwater Scholars

By Alessia Coluccio April 29, 2023

Two Georgetown students were among 413 U.S. students named Goldwater Scholars for their endeavors in scientific research.  Naomi Greenberg (CAS ’24) and Roma Dhingra (CAS ’24) beat out over...

USA SCIENCE ENGINEERING FESTIVAL | The implementation of Title IX regulations opened careers in STEM fields for women, according to NASA astronaut Mary Cleave.

Title IX Allowed Women to Pursue Careers in STEM, NASA Astronaut Says

By Sana Rahman January 22, 2019

Title IX regulations enabled women to successfully pursue careers traditionally reserved for men at institutions like NASA, astronaut Mary Cleave said at an event Friday. The Georgetown University...

VIEWPOINT: Foster Community for Women in Science

By Allison O’Connell October 23, 2018

For many women at Georgetown University studying hard sciences like physics and computer science, isolation can encompass and overwhelm their academic experience. To increase female enrollment and retention...

VIEWPOINT: Closing Gap for Women in STEM

By Abby Beier and Katie Ryan September 23, 2016

When we discuss the involvement of women in fields like science, technology, engineering or mathematics, the data itself tells a story. The Department of Commerce reports that women hold less than 25 percent...

President Hosts Sixth and Final White House Science Fair

By Ellen Baker April 14, 2016

President Barack Obama hosted the sixth and final White House Science Fair of his administration Wednesday, marking the largest fair to date with more than 130 student winners and competitors from across...

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President Barack Obama’s proposed education budget for the next fiscal year focused on student debt and affordability issues, as well as STEM education.

Obama Budget Addresses Student Debt

By Lisa Burgoa February 23, 2016

President Barack Obama’s 2017 proposed education budget, released Feb. 9, aims to tackle issues of college debt and affordability as well as bolster science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related...

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Students in NASA’s Student Launch Rocketry Competition watch a rocket take off in Tooele County, Utah during the 2013-2014 contest. Georgetown’s new rocketry team hopes to compete in this year’s competition.

Students Launch Rocketry Team

By Lucy Prout September 18, 2015

When Eric DeShields’ (MSB ’18) plans for a Georgetown solar go-kart racing club did not quite pan out, he decided to settle for the next best thing: a rocketry club. The Georgetown Rocketry Team...

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The university placed a red chair in Healy Circle this past spring to symbolize the seat women should take in technology development.

Georgetown Partners with Sit With Me

By Patricja Okuniewska September 11, 2015

Despite rapid growth in the technology industry, there is only one woman for every three men employed in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics job. The Sit With Me initiative hopes to...

Major Trouble

Major Trouble

By Margaret Hansen August 11, 2015

Something always bothered me about the quintessential college introduction process. “Hi, nice to meet you. What’s your major?” As if the absolute most interesting thing I could disclose to a new...

Where Are the Female STEM Majors?

Where Are the Female STEM Majors?

By Paul Healy March 16, 2015

Choosing a major can be one of the most consequential, agonizing decisions that we make in our college careers. Unsurprisingly, male and female students tend to choose different majors. We most often hear...

Women in STEM

By Jasmine White February 13, 2015

STEM is a commonly used abbreviation referring to science, technology, engineering and math, and traditionally, the descriptor of a male-dominated industry. However, there is a group of women here...

In Defense of the Humanities

By Ayan Mandal September 23, 2014

Last October, the New York Times published an article addressing the decline of humanities programs across the country (available here). The article discusses how in light of economic collapse and a rise...

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