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

University to administer USAID scholarships for indigenous Mexicans

On July 14, the U.S. embassy in Mexico announced the award of 63 technical school scholarships for students, teachers, and technicians from rural Mexico. Georgetown will administer the program under its Scholarships for Economic Education and Development. The… Read More

Georgetown lobbying to expand SEED program to the Andes

Georgetown University is lobbying Congress to extend the Scholarships for Education and Economic Development program into the Andes region of South America, according to publicly disclosed federal documents. The SEED program, which currently includes the Dominican Republic, El… Read More

UIS completes massive data transfer to help Haiti rebuild

Say what you will about University Information Services. Recently, in a period of four days, they transferred 1.2 terabytes of data—or 1.2 million books, or 12 percent of the Library of Congress—containing satellite images and “aerial geographical data”… Read More

USAID gives Georgetown development center $50 million grant

Ready for some acronyms? The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Georgetown’s Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) to administer a program that trains students from countries throughout Central America, the Office of Communications… Read More