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Latest News
  • PBK Initiation Ceremony 2019

    On May 16, 2019, the newest class of members at Georgetown University’s Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) “Delta of the District of Columbia” chapter were inducted into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. The ceremony keynote address was delivered by GU alumni and fellow PBK member, Dan Porterfield (C’83), President and CEO of The Aspen Institute.

  • GU Alumni Wins Fulbright-Nat Geo Award

    Georgetown University alumni Emily “Emi” Koch, C’12 (Psychology), the National Geographic 2018 Adventurer of the Year, has recently been awarded the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship for 2018-2019.

  • John & Patricia Baker
    Baker Trust For Transformational Learning to be Established at Georgetown

    Georgetown Receives $20 Million Gift from Patricia and Jon M. Baker (C’64) for the Baker Trust for Transformational Learning. The Trust will accelerate Georgetown’s efforts to reshape students’ educational journeys.

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    Main Campus Research Services

    Georgetown is committed to the expansion of scholarly discourse and the discovery of knowledge in all of its areas of academic focus. The Main Campus Research is having a new process for research administration, reach researchadmin@georgetown.edu for general inquires.

Provost's Blog

  • Eating our Seed Corn
    August 14, 2019
    The expression “eating our seed corn” comes from times of severe drought or other weather induced tragedies when farm families’ near-term survival threatened their long-term survival. With each harvest of corn, ideally some of the seed is not consumed, but retained for planting the next year’s crop. Without this “seed corn,” no next year’s crop […]
  • Mine the Gap
    July 31, 2019
    I’m having a great time these days working on episodes of a podcast with Georgetown faculty about their research lives. (see SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-267910017 and on Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/show/5C7tgv1fz9cBs6nnOXbV2w?si=BoS2Ku9uSyCMBdvQHPk9Ig). It’s really fun for me to see how different faculty choose the projects they work on. I learn about their passion for a set of questions that is […]
  • Trust in Others and Trust in Government
    July 24, 2019
    I have written before on the diminishing level of trust reported by the US public in key institutions. A new Pew Research Center report on trust  updates some existing measures and adds some new ones. The overall level of trust in institutions seems quite similar to prior measured levels. Things don’t look like they’re getting […]
  • A Network Model for Research and Implementation
    July 18, 2019
    In the long history of universities, a hierarchical organizational model predominates. Faculty are organized into departments or similar units; unit heads administratively report to a dean of a school; deans report to a provost; the provost reports to the president; the president reports to a board. There exists, however, an alternative organization that arises among […]