Posts Categorized: News

Arthur C. Guyton Award Goes to Georgetown Professor for Innovative Learning Curriculum

Congratulations to Georgetown Professor of Pharmacology and Director of Specialist Master’s Program, Dr. Susan Mulroney, for being awarded the 2015 Arthur C. Guyton Educator of the Year Award from the American Physiology Society.   Conferred in April at the 2015 Experimental Biology Meeting, the Arthur C. Guyton award is the most prestigious honor in the… Read more »

Can we tell from a digital profile if someone is learning deeply?

Dr. Simon Buckingham Shum, Professor of Learning Informatics and Director of the new Connected Intelligence Centre at Sydney’s University of Technology, visited Georgetown University on March 24. He spoke to students, faculty and administrators about the way in which learning analytics emerge out of various digital environments and contexts and shape education.   During his… Read more »

Call for President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

Nominations for Georgetown’s President’s Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers are now being accepted through Wednesday, April 1, 2015. These awards celebrate faculty who excel in research and teaching, with previous honorees including Professors Der-Chen Chang, Richard Schlegal, James Collins, Karen Gale and Phil Schrag. We encourage you to submit nominations of faculty who have inspired you with… Read more »

President DeGioia Shares Accolades for Engelhard Project

In a January 29th interview with The Georgetown Voice, President DeGioia spoke about the University’s efforts to address instances of mental health issues often experienced by Georgetown students. In his interview, President DeGioia praised the Engelhard Project for integrating some of these issues into the curriculum itself, and helping faculty to recognize and refer students in need of support. Visit the Voice’s website to… Read more »

Georgetown Faculty Speak at AAC&U Annual Meeting

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) held its annual meeting January 21 – 24 in D.C., and we are pleased to share that among the invited presenters were Georgetown faculty members Joan Riley, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Science and CNDLS Senior Scholar, and Heidi Elmendorf, Associate Professor and Director of… Read more »

Professor Maurice Jackson receives Civic Engagement Award

CNDLS would like to congratulate Professor Maurice Jackson, who recently received a Civic Engagement Award from the non-profit organization Maryland-DC Campus Compact. This organization is dedicated to advancing communities through civic engagement in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Maurice Jackson is Associate Professor of History and African-American Studies and a Fellow at the GU Center for Social Justice, and… Read more »

Elmendorf honored as D.C. Professor of the Year

CNDLS is excited to congratulate Professor Heidi Elmendorf, who was named the 2014 District of Columbia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching on Nov. 20. Professor Elmendorf is currently working with CNDLS through an Initiative on Technology Enhanced Learning (ITEL) funded project called “Collaborative inquiry and the use… Read more »

Formation by Design Symposium

    The Formation by Design Project, a collaboration between the Office of the Provost and CNDLS and part of the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative, held a symposium from June 30 to July 2 to advance a vision and framework for measuring the characteristics and dispositions of whole person learning in a… Read more »

Georgetown PhD Wins Prestigious Thesis Award

Dr. Ellen Johnson Serafini, assistant professor of Spanish Applied Linguistics at George Mason University and recent Georgetown University alum, is the 2013 recipient of the Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award for her dissertation on Spanish language learning. The international award, which is one of the most highly-regarded for language teaching research, is given based on a thesis’ significance to… Read more »

Genomics MOOC Launches June 4th

  Since Fall 2013, Georgetown University has partnered with edX to lead the way in the next generation of educational platforms; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). On June 4, 2014, the Georgetown University School of Medicine will launch its first MOOC – Genomic Medicine Gets Personal. Led by Dr. Bassem R. Haddad, Associate Professor at… Read more »