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Georgetown faculty awarded Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

Congratulations to Georgetown Associate Professor Dr. Keir A. Lieber on receiving an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.     The Carnegie Corporation of New York recently named 32 academics from around the U.S. as the 2015 class of a new major fellowship program. This new program will assist scholars from the social sciences and humanities fields by… Read more »

The Climate Change Imperative: What Every Georgetown Student Should Know About Climate Change

The Red House released a video on Earth Day sharing the perspectives of Georgetown faculty and administrators on educating students about climate change.   Georgetown is currently embarking on a comprehensive journey to explore the relationship between climate change and a Georgetown education. As a co-sponsor of this venture, titled Global Future(s) Curriculum Studio, CNDLS… Read more »

The Doyle Film and Culture Series

The Doyle Film and Culture Series has continued to be an inspiring success in the 2014-2015 academic year, with a record number of students attending six screenings of thought-provoking alternative theatre. Most recently, the Doyle Engaging Difference Program co-sponsored a screening of the documentary Wrenched as part of the 23rd Environmental Film Festival in DC,… Read more »

2015 GSO Teaching Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Organization Teaching awards. CNDLS was happy to work with the GSO in selecting the award winners. Congratulations once again!   2015 GSO Award Winners Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award Science: Lisette Fred (Chemistry) Social Sciences: Paula Ganga (Government) Humanities: Michael Friedman (Theology) At-Large: Alexander Massad (Theology)… Read more »

2015 Doyle Engaging Difference Symposium

The annual Doyle Engaging Difference Symposium brings together constituents from across Georgetown University to engage in dialogue about diversity, difference, and understanding on campus, in our lives, and around the world. Past symposia have included presentations from faculty, alumni, and other guest speakers. This year’s symposium, held on April 10, created a space for six… Read more »

Look who dropped by CNDLS!

edX colleagues Erin Brown, xConsortium and Strategic Events Director, and Paula Bertrand, edX Executive Assistant, visited with CNDLS staff Anna Kruse and Alexis Downey this week. The group shared ideas to advance the relationship between Georgetown and edX. CNDLS is looking forward to a continued strong partnership!  

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 »