Two new professors join STIA, two more to be hired

The Science, Technology, and International Affairs major in the School of Foreign Service has hired two new professors in the past two years and will be looking to hire two more full-time professors. “[STIA] is expanding for a couple of reasons. One is that it seems to be a growth area for the SFS and […]

New study says RateMyProfessors.com provides useful information

When pre-registration results are released this weekend and the unlucky among us scramble to find courses to complete our schedule for next semester, RateMyProfessors.com will likely see an increase in traffic from the Hilltop. A new study suggests that students will be flocking, it turns out, to a relatively accurate product. In a November issue […]

Georgetown pays profs most among local universities

Georgetown University Professors are paid more than any in the area, according to survey data from the American Association of University Professors as reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education last month. Georgetown ranks first paying its full professors $158,900, AU ranks second, and GW ranks third. The list below ranks schools by full professor salary. The […]

Uribe awarded HACER’s Simón Bolívar Prize

The Hispanic American Center for Economic Research recently awarded former President of Colombia and controversial Georgetown professor Alvaro Uribe its Simón Bolívar Prize. The prize was given to Uribe for “his work on promoting liberty, security and democracy in Colombia and the Americas,” according to HACER’s website. Former U.S. Ambassadors Otto Reich and Robert Noriega […]

EPA policy chief to resign, return to Georgetown Law

Lisa Heinzerling, the Environmental Protection Agency’s associate policy administrator, will step down at the end of the year and return her teaching position at Georgetown Law. As one of the EPA’s strongest supporters of greenhouse gas regulation, Heinzerling previously worked as EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson‘s senior attorney for climate policy. She is gained popularity in […]

Georgetown Law professor to be sworn in as Superior Court judge

Clinical Professor Todd Edelman will be sworn in as a D.C. Superior Court judge this Friday at the Moultrie Courthouse. Last March, President Barack Obama nominated Edelman, who is currently assigned to the Civil Division of the Court, and Superior Court Magistrate Judge Judith Smith for the positions. The nomination came after a long career […]

GU Law professor wants to ride his bicycle

For many Georgetown Law professors, orientation activities are an easy way to introduce law students to D.C. These activities probably seem familiar to anyone who remembers New Student Orientation: trips to the monuments, visiting Capitol Hill, and those painfully-awkward icebreakers. But, Associate Professor Pete Wales bucked the trend, leading his class on a scenic bicycle […]

Georgetown pediatrician selected as federal health policy fellow

Dr. Matthew Levy, an associate professor of general pediatrics at Georgetown’s School of Medicine, was recently chosen to join a federal health policy program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and supported by the Institute of Medicine. Levy, who also serves as the medical director of community pediatrics at GU Medical Center, will spend […]

Georgetown faculty gets artsy

Georgetown’s faculty includes ex-presidents, foreign policy wonks, politicians … and artists. This fall, in fact, three D.C.-area shows feature work from the University’s very own art faculty. Below, we’ve compiled a run-down of the places to see their art. The on-campus Spagnuolo Gallery, located in the Walsh Building, is exhibiting 25 works from 14 current […]

Former Georgetown professor named president of Marquette

Fr. Scott Pilarz (COL ’81), the man famously known for bringing Jack the Bulldog to Georgetown, will become Marquette University’s 23rd president. After entering the Society of Jesus, Pilarz returned to his alma mater in 1996 to teach as an English professor. Before he left to become the president of the University of Scranton, Pilarz […]

Former Colombian President to teach at Georgetown

Alvaro Uribe, the former President of Colombia who ended his second term on August 7, will teach students in the School of Foreign Service during the 2010-11 academic year. Uribe, who the University named as a Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership, will hold seminars, conduct “programmatic activities,” and work with faculty members. […]