More than 53 million people stopped smoking and 22 million deaths were averted due to tobacco control measures in 88 countries between 2008 and 2014, say researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
"Over the last eight years, I’ve come to love the hidden quiet of the University. The silence of early-morning student athletes making their way up the hill to Yates, the stillness of members of our community gathered in Copley Crypt Chapel before 10pm Mass, the hushed crowds in Lauinger Library during finals week; they all speak to me of the marvelous things going on inside us, in silence,... View details ⇨
"I was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland as the eldest of five children to two Somali immigrants who fell in love and met in America. My journey to Georgetown began after a conversation I had in a small gelato shop located in Assisi, Italy. I participated in a Student Ambassador program where I travelled with a group of American high school students to Greece, Italy, and France. I was... View details ⇨
"I got lost my first week at Georgetown, all the way in downtown D.C. I was looking for the Zipcar office, because I was determined to not be that student who got stuck in the Georgetown bubble; instead, I ended up being that student who gets lost between Federal Triangle and Chinatown. At one point, I just sat on a bench and watched as people, who presumably possessed a better sense of... View details ⇨
Georgetown is using a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help carry out its commitment to produce scholarship that helps the nation better understand and address its legacies of slavery, racism and discrimination.
Started over 40 years ago, Georgetown Cabaret is still bringing together the best musicians and performers on the Hilltop to put on a show, this year at U Street Music Hall on Thursday, February 16. Proceeds from the event this year will benefit Education Through Music.