Messages to the Community from the Office of the Provost

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From Climate Ambition to Climate Action

SFS and the Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) program hosted “The Road to COP26: From Climate Ambition to Climate Action,” a panel discussion about the upcoming global summit and climate goals for the U.S., U.K. and the world.


New Charitable Foundation Established

In a new and meaningful phase of work and with the ongoing support of Georgetown, the Jesuits and the Descendants of the 272 enslaved individuals sold in 1838 by the Maryland Province of Jesuits have established a charitable foundation focused on racial healing and educational advancement.


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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Provost’s Blog

A Network for Practical Ethics

September 22nd, 2021

Georgetown has a glorious heritage in helping the world grapple with common life activities that pose ethical issues. Notably, such translation of theories of ethics to practical guidance was the lifeblood of the development of bioethics in the 20th century. Georgetown played a large role in this development. Georgetown’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) was […]

Provost’s Innovation in Teaching Awards

September 9th, 2021

While the entire goal of scholarly inquiry and scientific efforts is innovation in knowledge, innovation in teaching and learning is also critical to the impact of the university. Georgetown is blessed with a support system for pedagogical innovation in the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) and the Red House, which offer […]

A Center on Digital Ethics

September 1st, 2021

Georgetown has a glorious history in practical ethics, the application of theories and concepts of ethics real-life problems. In the 20th century, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics was a key founding institution of the field we now call “bioethics.” A collaborative team of scholars gave structure to the moral reasoning of families and caregivers of […]

Thoughts on Coming Back to Campus

August 26th, 2021

These past few days have seen more and more of the faculty and staff return to campus, as the students arrive to begin their in-person work. My chats with colleagues suggest that there are widely enjoyed benefits of the return, but also some concerns that need voice. There is a widespread belief that the productivity […]

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