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Latest News
  • 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.

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    Alfred Bertrand as the New Director of Georgetown University Press

    Georgetown University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Alfred (Al) Bertrand as the new Director of Georgetown University Press. He replaces Richard Brown, who left Georgetown in October 2017 after almost 17 years.

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    Guidelines for Faculty re: Graduate Student Union Organizing

    Guidelines concerning how faculty may respond to union organizing activity among graduate students who provide teaching, research, or other service for the University.

Provost's Blog

  • What are the Civic Obligations to Provide Personal Data for Common Good Statistical Information?
    March 20, 2019
    Some time ago, I mused about a notion of “data ethics,” in a set of posts that was focused most on the obligations data collectors and data analysts had to the persons who data they were handling. Most of principles that I discussed had to do with protection of the privacy of individuals whose data […]
  • Scholarship and Storytelling
    March 13, 2019
    Recently, Georgetown had the honor of hosting Ken Burns, the documentary filmmaker. He met with students, participated in discussions about educational activities among the incarcerated, and showed some of his film product. Mr. Burns made one suspect a common tendency to overemphasize distinctions between academic scholarship and the kinds of documentary films he makes. Regarding […]
  • The 2020 Census is Coming!
    March 6, 2019
    As we approach the year 2020, all of the preparatory activities for the US decennial census are ramping up. This week, with the partnership of the Poynter Institute and the support of the Ford Foundation and the Annie E Casey Foundation, Georgetown conducted a 1.5 day Census 2020 workshop for journalists. Because a census comes […]
  • Communities Determine What is Fact
    February 27, 2019
    It’s difficult to read any media these days without encountering a discussion of whether some pieces of news are fact-based or whether they are distorted reports of reality. It prompts an academic to think about how our individual fields determine what is meritorious and what is not. Much of this is based on peer reviews. […]

 

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