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Chemistry Professor Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Global Scholarship for Research on Reduction of Greenhouse Gases

October 20th, 2020

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YuYe J. Tong, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and director of the Environmental Metrology & Policy Program, was awarded a competitive Fulbright Global Scholar Award for his collaborative research that examines more efficient and selective ways to convert the dominant greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) back to value-adding chemicals. The latter aims to help close a circular process for achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions.

New College Faculty for 2020-2021

September 2nd, 2020

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Georgetown College is pleased to welcome 24 new full-time faculty members with primary appointments in 16 College departments and programs. This cohort will help enrich the student experience through their varied and nuanced areas of study.

Chemistry, History, Psychology: College Professors from Varied Disciplines Recognized as Provost’s Distinguished Professors

February 7th, 2020

Since 2016, a small group of faculty are selected each year to receive the honor of the Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professors. These educators have made a huge impact in their field of research while at the university, and have shared their passions with their students, the Georgetown community and beyond. This year, Department of History professor Kathryn de Luna, Department of Psychology professor Adam Green and Department of Chemistry professor Kaveh Jorabchi were three of the four faculty chosen.

Georgetown Professor Discovers Key Findings to Stop Malarial Drug Resistance

December 4th, 2019

Malarial merozoites in the peripheral blood.

The malarial disease infects millions of people every year. Until recently, drugs like chloroquine (CQ) and piperaquine (PPQ) have been effective against the parasite that causes it, Plasmodium falciparum. New widespread resistance to these drugs lead Department of Chemistry professor Paul Roepe to research the mechanisms behind these new developments in an effort to stop the continued spread of the disease.