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School of Foreign Service Marks 100 Years of Global Service

In the aftermath of World War I, the United States emerged as both a military and economic power. “This critical moment in world history inspired the creation of the first U.S. school of international affairs,” says Joel Hellman, dean of the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Read More

Old picture of School of Foreign Service

App Studied at Medical Center Empowers Women’s Fertility Planning

The Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University Medical Center has completed an efficacy study of a new fertility-awareness app called Dot. Developed by Cycle Technologies, Dot uses algorithms to determine the probability of pregnancy on each menstrual-cycle day and gives women a clear picture of their fertility status. Read More

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‘Generation I’ Fosters Whole Selves and Vulnerabilities

For the growing number of Georgetown School of Medicine students who are the first in their families to pursue medicine, navigating the path into and through medical school can be especially challenging. The pressure to excel in competitive undergraduate coursework, score well on the MCAT, and gain admission to medical school is itself overwhelming for many. Read More

Zuby Syed (M’22), Callie Takahashi (M’20), Heng Nhoung (M’22), Kimberly Walker, director of diversity and inclusion, and Susan M. Cheng

Georgetown Researcher Partners With NASA to Detect Alien Life

If life exists on other planets, would an Earth-bound scientist even be able to detect it? Georgetown Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Stewart Johnson is throwing out all assumptions and building new life-detection systems with the help of nearly $7 million from NASA's astrobiology program. Read More

dark planet face of mars

Welcoming New Students to the Hoya Family

A $10 million gift from loyal Georgetown benefactors Nancy and Arthur (C'54) Calcagnini will provide $7.5 million for undergraduate scholarships and $2.5 million for the university's Office of Mission and Ministry. Read More

Remembering a Jesuit Spiritual Master

On May 15, the Georgetown community gathered for a memorial Mass to remember and celebrate Rev. Howard Gray, S.J., a beloved Jesuit who had passed away the previous week at age 87. Read More

Rev. Howard Gray, S.J.

Highlighting Hoyapreneurs

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance (GEA) and the Alumni Association sponsored the second annual Alumni Pitch Competition this spring, a “Shark-Tank”–style event held during John Carroll Weekend in Seattle. Read More

Tampon Tribe, started by Giana Korth (B’10), won the $7,000 prize at the Alumni Pitch Competition during John Carroll Weekend 2018.

Hoya Gateway Works to Strengthen Veterans Resources

Gen. George W. Casey Jr. (F'70) recalls that when he joined the university's Board of Directors in 2014, Georgetown President John J. DeGioia asked him to focus on what the university is doing—and could be doing—for veterans on campus. Read More

Gen. George W. Casey Jr