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Lung Cancer Progress

A Georgetown-led study has contributed to the recent FDA approval of a drug for small cell lung cancer (SCLC)—the first in decades to improve survival. Read More

small lung cancer cells

A Good Laugh

Three noted alumni comedians—Mike Birbiglia (C'00), John Mulaney (C'04), and Jim Gaffifan (B'88)—raised more than $1 million to support first-generation Hoyas at a sold-out New York City show. Read More

Georgetown alumni comedians Jim Gaffigan, John Mulaney, and Mike Birbiglia on stage in the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House

You Don’t Need an Engineering Degree to Be a Hoya Tech Success

Here's a piece of advice from the Forbes magazine Coaches Council, published last summer: Recruit for “learnability,” wrote one expert coach. “With changes in organizational structures that require agility, collaboration, and communication, it's critical to find people with creative mindset who are able to innovate and adapt.” Read More

Rev. Mark Bosco, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry, moderated a panel discussion, The Future of Tech, in innovation hub Seattle at the 2018 John Carroll Weekend. Panelists included Douglas Buffone (F'11), director of business development, Skydance Media, Melissa Chan (B'13), business development manager, Microsoft, and Jamil Poonja (C'12), head of corporate development and government relations, Stride Health.

Providing Health Care In A Social Change Model

At age 33, Maria Gomez (N'77) with a group of idealistic friends opened Mary's Center in a D.C. basement to offer prenatal care for women migrants. Thirty years later, they are serving more than 50,000 women, men, and children annually. Read More

Maria Gomez

Friendship, learning, and lunch with The ROMEOs

The self-proclaimed informal group of physicians—all trained by or connected with the School of Medicine and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital—fills an important social void for the D.C.-area retirees. Read More

NHS Collaborates With Jesuit Clinic in Liberia

With funding from the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement, a team from Georgetown's School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) conducted a three-day workshop for local midwives and health care workers in Caldwell, Liberia. Read More

Midwife in training with doll