Messages to the Community from the Office of the Provost

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Stokes Named Mid-Atlantic Region Men’s Track Athlete of the Year

Georgetown’s Parker Stokes was named the Mid-Atlantic Region Men’s Track Athlete of the Year for Division I USTFCCCA. The junior finished third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

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Honoring Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a day of celebration to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. As we honor this day and celebrate independence, we also recognize the struggle — historically and in our current moment — to achieve true freedom and justice for all.

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2022 Lavender Graduation

Last week, the Georgetown community celebrated Lavender Graduation, a special ceremony for LGBTQ and Ally undergraduate and graduate students to acknowledge their achievements, contributions, and unique experiences at Georgetown University. #Hoyas2022 🏳️‍🌈

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Provost’s Blog

Pasteur’s Quadrant

Some years ago, Stokes (Stokes, D. E. (1997). Pasteur’s quadrant: Basic science and technological innovation. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.) observed that Pasteur made his fundame…

August 3rd, 2022

Ringing the Bell

Many of us have been touched somehow by cancer, often through friends and family members who have been diagnosed with various forms of the disease. Decades of research have demonstrated the complexity…

July 28th, 2022

Happenstance

“Happenstance” is an interesting word. A quick look at origins suggests the word is a conjunction of “happen” and “circumstance.” The circumstance of a happening. A circumstantial event. T…

July 21st, 2022

The Provost Distinguished Faculty Fellows of 2022

An earlier blog in November 2020 announced that the deans of the main campus schools had created a new program for faculty recruitment. In response to students who asked to have contact with more facu…

July 14th, 2022

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research

Provost’s Newsletter: Monthly Announcements for Faculty