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

Provost Robert Groves interviews Dr. John McNeill, Professor in the School of Foreign Service and Department of History.

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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 Little Geeky, but Interesting

January 16th, 2020

This is a post about a process that technology has threatened. At 8:30AM on the first Friday of every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announces the number of jobs created in the prior month and the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed but seeking work. Sometimes, within a small number of minutes […]

New Roles, New Challenges

January 9th, 2020

An interesting development is occurring in government agencies, both federal government, state and local government. For the last twenty years, such agencies have moved from paper to digital documents. In the first phase of this movement, the key issues were the construction of data entry platforms and the storage of data for querying individual data […]

Service

January 2nd, 2020

Academics are often evaluated on three performance criteria: teaching effectiveness, research impact, and service. The metrics used for these three vary somewhat over schools and fields. Some colleges solely devoted to undergraduate programs tend to emphasize teaching performance more than research. Some university units place almost sole weight on research impact of the faculty. Measurements […]

Christmas Eve at the Motor Vehicle Inspection Center

December 26th, 2019

Our car required renewal of its emissions inspection, and we realized that, given our crazy schedule, perhaps the best time was when Georgetown was on break. Thus, we found ourselves at the DC vehicle inspection center at 7:30AM on Christmas Eve. This was an encounter that we had been dreading. We assumed that despite all […]

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research