Messages to the Community from the Office of the Provost:

Georgetown continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond in support of the university community. For more information regarding the evolving situation please visit the Georgetown University Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.


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Announcing the Georgetown School of Nursing (GSN) and the Georgetown School of Health (GSH)

As an expansion of our commitment, today, we are announcing a plan to launch two new schools focused on health: The Georgetown School of Nursing (GSN) and the Georgetown School of Health (GSH).

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Georgetown student-veterans tell their stories

Meet six McDonough graduate students who tell us about their life as student-veterans and how they journeyed from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force to the Hilltop.

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2020 Vicennial Medalists

Georgetown faculty and academic administrators offer their reflections on 20 years of service at Georgetown.

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Provost’s Blog

Truths and Untruths; Shared and Unshared

March 4th, 2021

Much of public (and private) discourse these days concerns the communication of information and disinformation, on one hand, and the discernment of what information has a factual basis, on the other. With fabrication of textual information and “deep fakes” for video presentations, the suspension of belief is a growing requisite. I’ve posted about this some […]

What to Keep from the COVID Pandemic

February 25th, 2021

As horrible as the past few months have been for the world, there are lessons that should be retained as we move forward into a time that is less dominated by a global pandemic. The pandemic taught us about inequities in access to health care, variation in susceptibility to environmental crises, disparities in access to […]

Coping with Disrupted Social Support During COVID

February 18th, 2021

In the late 1970’s social psychology and epidemiology were bridged with a set of interdisciplinary studies that produce convincing scientific evidence that social support can promote good mental and physical health and ameliorate the healing process. Families, friends, counselors, coaches, even work acquaintances appear to be important for our well-being. That work led to ubiquitous […]

Honoring Excellence that Comes from Longevity

February 11th, 2021

Universities make their contribution to societies in multiple ways. They educate the next generation, in effect, producing the leaders of the society over decades. Through their scholarship and research, they continually redefine the key questions within every academic field, motivated by new influences from the world. They discover new knowledge, they articulate new theories, they […]

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