RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Georgetown University

A collection of news and information related to Georgetown University published by this site and its partners.

Top Georgetown University Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Make affirmative action colorblind? Front Burner

    Make affirmative action colorblind? Front Burner
    In April, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a 2006 Michigan ballot initiative in which voters rejected affirmative action at state public universities. The Supreme's 6-2 ruling, however, did not end the debate over the controversial remediation for decades of...
  • U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?
    Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Paul Butler: Obama tried to outsource his racial legacy but Holder couldn't save him

    Paul Butler: Obama tried to outsource his racial legacy but Holder couldn't save him
    Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is bad news for President Barack Obama's racial justice legacy. Obama has done little to address race during his presidency, beyond the actions of his Justice Department. With Holder's exit, that track record...
  • Brian Phipps named new boys lacrosse coach at Archbishop Spalding

    Brian Phipps named new boys lacrosse coach at Archbishop Spalding
    Archbishop Spalding has hired Brian Phipps to be its new boys lacrosse coach, the school's athletic director Jeff Parsons announced Monday. Phipps replaces former coach Kenneth "Bear" Davis, who went 25-31 in three seasons before accepting a full-time...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
  • Maureen Corrigan on 'So We Read On'

    Maureen Corrigan on 'So We Read On'
    Its greatness is right there in the title, not to mention on every page. But "The Great Gatsby," the 1925 masterpiece by F. Scott Fitzgerald, occupies an oddly precarious position in the ranks of Great American Novels. As a staple of high school...
  • Targeting advertising to shoppers can backfire

    It's no secret that consumers have long been using brands to help define their image. "For instance, wearing an official NBA jersey may help fans feel more committed, buying cage-free eggs at Whole Foods may reinforce a consumer's sense of social...
  • Riverside study supports IUD use by teens

    Riverside study supports IUD use by teens
    Only 4.5 percent of women under the age of 20 use long-acting reversible contraception, despite growing evidence of its safety and effectiveness. "Many providers have not been counseling adolescents about the use of an IUD (intrauterine device) for...
  • Start the new year focusing on sincere relationships at work

     Start the new year focusing on sincere relationships at work
    A funny thing about people is they seem to respond best when you treat them like people. That can be a cumbersome quirk, particularly when the people in question are your employees, but the fact remains that human-to-human interaction is most...
  • Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbi

    Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbi
    A Towson University student has added her name to a civil suit involving a Towson associate professor and rabbi accused of taking pictures and videos of women in a ritual bath. The young woman, who asked that she be identified only by her first name...