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‘If Not Me, Then Who?’

When Dr. Ayaz Virji (C'96, M'00) and his family moved to rural Minnesota, they were the only Muslims in their community. Things went well until the election of Donald Trump. Somewhat reluctantly, Virji gave a community lecture on Islam. Two years, four states, more than 20 lectures, and a book later, he's still at it. Read More

Dr. Ayaz Virji talking passionately

A Life-Saving Device That Could Save the Inventor

In fall 2018, Shavini Fernando (G'18) swept two Georgetown entrepreneurship pitch competitions, won four awards, and earned a total of $40,500 for her invention of OxiWear, a wearable tech device that alerts users when their oxygen levels drop critically low. The first person to benefit from this life-saving device? Fernando herself. Read More

Shavini Fernando (G’18) wears a first-level prototype of OxiWear, her invention to alert users with pulmonary hypertension when their oxygen levels drop critically low. Fernando has the condition herself.

A New Look at Native Health Justice

The health of American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) is disproportionately affected by criminal justice disparities in the United States, notes School of Nursing & Health Studies professor Bette Jacobs and others in a recent study published in Belmont Law Review.  Read More

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Honored to Make D.C. Better

Lucile Adams-Campbell, professor of oncology and senior associate dean for community outreach and engagement, was named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year. Read More

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Law Center Partners with Ward 7 to Build Climate Resilience

Georgetown Law's Climate Center works to help state and local governments prepare for the impacts of climate disruption. Now the center's Adaptation Program has been recognized for its innovative local partnership with residents of Washington, D.C.'s Ward 7, a community with few climate policy resources, to address current climate challenges. Read More

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