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New Episode of Provost’s Podcast Series: Faculty in Research

Provost Robert Groves interviews Dr. Der-Chen Chang, the Robert and Catherine McDevitt Chair in Mathematics and Computer Science.

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Professor Rothman Earns Distinguished Achievement in Research Award

Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery

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Dolphins in the Potomac

Georgetown Researchers Make Exciting Discoveries

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Georgetown Hosts PIT-UN Conference

Featured guests included award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, Harvard University professor Latanya Sweeney, Noah Joshua Phillips, and Geoffrey Starks

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Professor George Shambaugh Publishes Oracles, Heroes, or Villains

The New Book Examines How Experts and Policymakers Interact in Economic Crisis

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Georgetown Hosts Summer Institute: Equity in the Academic Experience

On June 24-26, in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin and the American Talent Institute, Georgetown hosted the first Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience

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Latest News

PBK Initiation Ceremony 2019

April 1st, 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.

Provost’s Blog

A Resource for Georgetown Faculty Collaborators: Visitor Lodging Right Outside the Gates

December 11th, 2019

Most faculty members at some point in their careers spend time at other universities, refreshing their viewpoints on their own scholarship and meeting potential new collaborators. Once a collaboration is ongoing, periodic face to face meetings are highly desirable. Such meetings both can make important progress on the collaboration, and renew the excitement of a […]

Information within Democracies

December 5th, 2019

Information is the life blood of a democracy. An informed citizenry must judge the merits of government actions through periodic votes for elected officials; their “informed” status comes from widely distributed information. Proportional representation in legislative bodies needs population counts. Policy makers in the private sector and in government need objective information to identify problems […]

When Good People Work in Institutions with Good Missions

November 28th, 2019

Over the past few days, we witnessed testimony of civil servants in hearings on Capitol Hill, who exhibited deep professional expertise, a complete devotion to the mission of their agency, and an honesty that naturally arises from a code of ethics motivating service to others above all. There are millions of such persons in the […]

Short-term vs. Long-term

November 20th, 2019

Georgetown’s Center for Education and the Workforce recently released a report on the monetary payoffs of different colleges and universities. The authors compared schools for payoff at 10 years and at 40 years after graduation. Of course, a variety of assumptions were necessary to estimate these payoffs. First, there were data available on earnings based […]

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research