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The School of Foreign Service is looking to introduce a science requirement for the Class of 2022.

Undergraduate Tuition to Rise for 7th Consecutive Year

Undergraduate tuition rates in the 2018-19 academic year are set to increase by 3.5 percent to $53,520 from $51,720, Provost Robert Groves announced in a campuswide email Wednesday. The increase, identical to last year’s change, falls below the university’s earlier projections for 4 percent hikes through 2020. Tuition has risen[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The McDonough School of Business will debut its first undergraduate research journal exclusively online with its inaugural issue in April 2016.

MSB Research Journal Debuts

The McDonough School of Business will debut its first undergraduate research journal, the E-McDonough Undergraduate Research Journal, with its inaugural issue in April. The new journal will feature student-produced scholarship on topics ranging from finance and accounting to management and marketing. The quarterly journal will publish one issue exclusively online[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Facilitate Education

The School of Continuing Studies stands out among peer institutions with its professional program offerings that develop students’ skillsets and foster creative thinking. The new facilitation concentration — aimed at current facilitators, leadership coaches and human resource professionals — provides facilitation training to students through classroom instruction, reading and reflection[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
NAPOLITANO: Defining Professional In Liberal Art Terms

NAPOLITANO: Defining Professional In Liberal Art Terms

This is a provocation, pro-vocation. Until recently, there was a rule buried deep within the College section of the Undergraduate Bulletin, a rule obscure enough that you would have been unlikely to encounter it until you violated it: “No more than four pre-professional courses may be counted towards the degree,[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Degrees Bought in Bulk

The looming specters of debt and the difficulty of finding a job can be thoroughly potent in dissuading students from committing even more money and time to a graduate degree. While these are harsh realities that most students face in their postgraduate lives, they should not be automatic deterrents from[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Reconsidering the Humanities Crisis, Part I

Reconsidering the Humanities Crisis, Part I

Over the past year, the humanities have come under close scrutiny in our public discourse. Last summer, Harvard released a report that showed a decline in enrollment in humanities majors. In January, President Obama took a shot at art history majors in a speech on education and the job market. All the[Read More…]

by May 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Gen Ed Adds Missing Link

As Georgetown reexamines its general education requirements for English, the proposal under consideration entails an obligatory first-year writing seminar and a broader array of options for fulfilling the Humanities and Writing II requirement. We support these initiatives, which will place greater emphasis on developing writing skills for all students. Of[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

National College Tuition Costs Sees Slow Growth

The rise of college tuition costs has slowed to its lowest rate in 40 years, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. The survey, the results of which were released Oct. 16, found that tuition at private institutions across the country rose by[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
SULLIVAN: What’s in a Name?  For Spaces, Quite a Bit

SULLIVAN: What’s in a Name? For Spaces, Quite a Bit

Space at Georgetown is always in short supply, and for better or for worse this constraint has shaped our history in many ways. The history of our great space disasters and triumphs alone could fill a book — a book likely to be in the “tragedy” genre. But our close[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

In College Admissions, Facebook Now a Factor

Admissions officers are checking Facebook pages and Google search results of potential applicants with higher frequency than ever previously reported. A Kaplan Test Prep survey released Oct. 4 found that 27 percent of admissions officers use Google and 26 percent use Facebook as a means of evaluating potential candidates for[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News