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EDITORIAL: Centralize Research on Campus

EDITORIAL: Centralize Research on Campus

By The Editorial Board March 14, 2024

Each semester at Georgetown University, undergraduate students participate in meaningful research opportunities, collaborating with their peers and professors to generate knowledge.  This work aligns...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Author Orit Avishai, a professor of sociology and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Fordham University, discussed her book “Queer Judaism: LGBT Activism and the Remaking of Jewish Orthodoxy in Israel” during a Feb 20 book talk hosted by the Center for Jewish Civilization (CJC).

Author Talks Queerness, Ethnography Within the Jewish Orthodox Community

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The author of a book examining the evolving relationship between the queer community and Orthodox Judaism shared insight about her ethnographic research and writing process at a Feb. 20 event. Orit...

VIEWPOINT: Promote Research on Campus

VIEWPOINT: Promote Research on Campus

By Michael Parker February 8, 2024

I am a scientist turned academic advisor. At Georgetown University, I wear many hats: I advise a caseload of about 250 biology and chemistry undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences...

GUMC Professor Receives Cognitive Neuroscience Award

GUMC Professor Receives Cognitive Neuroscience Award

By Allie Stevens January 17, 2024

Ella Striem-Amit, an assistant professor of neuroscience at the Georgetown University Medical Center received the Young Investigator Award from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CSN) earlier this month.  This...

Pharmacology Lecture Highlights Opioid Use Research

Pharmacology Lecture Highlights Opioid Use Research

By Sahana Arumani January 17, 2024

Julie Blendy, professor of pharmacology at University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, presented her research on the molecular and genetic mechanisms behind opioid use disorders in the...

MSB Study Recommends Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners as Weight Loss Aid

MSB Study Recommends Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners as Weight Loss Aid

By Christina Biuckians November 3, 2023

Business for Impact, an initiative in the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business (MSB) that seeks to promote how businesses can be a force for the common good, published a new report in October...

Community Corner: A Behind-The-Scenes Discussion with the Organizers of the Undergraduate Research Conference

Community Corner: A Behind-The-Scenes Discussion with the Organizers of the Undergraduate Research Conference

By Sahana Arumani April 28, 2023

In this podcast, science staffer Sahana Arumani (SOH ’25) interviews Dr. Jan LaRocque, associate professor of Human Science in the School of Health and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Graham (SOH ’23) about...

Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship for Medical Anthropology Work

Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship for Medical Anthropology Work

By Jack Willis April 13, 2023

A Georgetown University professor who specializes in medical anthropology received the esteemed Guggenheim Fellowship, which honors exceptional scholars in the social sciences, natural sciences, humanities...

Edunomics Lab | Researchers at the Georgetown Edunomics Lab, an institute exploring education finance, published critical recent progress on a nationwide study of the largest-ever federal school funding program.

Georgetown Edunomics Lab Publishes Update on Nationwide Education Funding Study

By Emily Han April 13, 2023

Georgetown University researchers published the most recent data from their study tracking school districts’ implementation of funding from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER)...

Biden’s 2024 FY Budget Allocates $210 Billion to Scientific Research and Technology

Biden’s 2024 FY Budget Allocates $210 Billion to Scientific Research and Technology

By Ethan Maconochie March 23, 2023

The White House released on March 9 President Biden’s proposed congressional budget for the 2024 fiscal year, which highlights increased funding for science research and technology.  Although...

Governance Expert Reviews Global Levels of Democracy

Governance Expert Reviews Global Levels of Democracy

By Jack Willis March 16, 2023

A democracy researcher discussed the current state of global governance with students and professors in a March 14 event hosted by the Georgetown University department of government. Staffan Lindberg,...

Georgetown Student Receives Award From Society of Physics Students

Georgetown Student Receives Award From Society of Physics Students

By Olivia Macaulay December 2, 2022

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) recognized Sophie Taylor (COL ’24) on Oct. 8 for her research on nanoparticles. Taylor, a physics major, won the award at the Physics Congress, which is held...

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