USAID awards $19.8 million to Georgetown’s Institute for Reproductive Health

Georgetown’s Institute for Reproductive Health was awarded $19.8 million last week from the U.S. Agency for International Development toward a five-year project on fertility awareness and family planning in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. IRH, an integral part of the… Read More

Anonymous donors match senior class donations

An anonymous “parent couple” has matched the donations made to Georgetown by this year’s graduating seniors, according to an email sent by Class of 2011 fund co-chairs Kirsten Hardy (SFS’11) and Quinn Portfolio (COL’11). “During yesterday’s convocation ceremony,… Read More

Four chairs created by largest ever alumni donation

Stemming from an approximately $75 million donation given in late 2008, Georgetown University has created four diverse field chairs in memory of Robert McDevitt (COL ’40) and his wife Catherine. McDevitt left the University one-third of his estate… Read More

Georgetown recieves $87 million for medical center

Yesterday, Georgetown announced that it received $87 million—the largest gift in University history—from the late Virginia Toulmin. Toulmin, who passed away in June, donated the money to the University’s medical center with instructions that it be used to… Read More

Georgetown receives $6.75 million to research gastrointestinal cancers

Otto and Jeanne Ruesch, left, with Michael Kaiser The Georgetown Medical Center recently received a $6.75 million gift to do research on colon, pancreatic and other gastrointestinal cancers, according to Blue and Gray. The gift comes from Jeanne… Read More

A princely visit to DeGioia

According to the awkwardly translated Bahrain News Agency, the Crown Prince of Bahrain visited campus on Wednesday and met with University President John J. DeGioia. The Bahrainis report that Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa was looking in… Read More