Professor YuYe Tong and Environmental Metrology & Policy program students

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Join the BellRinger Charitable Bike Ride

Join BellRinger, a new charitable bike ride and community movement supporting cancer research at Georgetown Lombardi, October 21-22. 


POWER UP: American Women Printmakers

Power Up!: American Women Printmakers is now on view in the special collections gallery on the 5th floor of Lauinger until October 16. This student exhibition honors the achievements of women artists within the field of printmaking.


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Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellows

August 31st, 2022

Recognizing the educational benefits of a diverse intellectual community, Georgetown aims to attract assistant professor level faculty from a wide range of backgrounds and to foster their success as…

Provost’s Blog

(Telic vs. Atelic) or (Telic and Atelic)?

Linguists and philosophers have found the concepts of “telic” and “atelic” useful. The adjective, “telic,” often describes an activity that has a clear endpoint, a task that reaches a stag…

September 28th, 2022


This is a blog based on a conjecture. While only a subset of the academic fields explicitly espouse to produce research products that evoke impressions of beauty, each field values the notion, albeit …

September 22nd, 2022

University Residence on the Capitol Campus

This term saw the opening of a new Georgetown residence hall, at 55 H Street NW. The investment in a new building to house students is associated with the long term efforts to support faculty and stud…

September 15th, 2022

Shelf-Life of Scholarly Products

Listening to novelists talk about their work yields some interesting observations. First, some writers say their aspiration is not to direct a single meaning from their work but rather to catalyze mul…

September 8th, 2022

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research

Provost’s Newsletter: Monthly Announcements for Faculty