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GU Bucks Graduation Rate Trend

GU Bucks Graduation Rate Trend

Graduation rates at colleges across the nation remain sharply below Georgetown’s 93 percent figure, according to a report released on Sept. 27. Complete College America, a non-profit group that focuses on educational problems, found that 53.2 percent of students in the 33 states that submitted data complete a four-year bachelors[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News

School of Medicine May Add iPads to Syllabus

Medical students may soon be able to trade in their heavy textbooks for lighter, more portable editions. The Georgetown University School of Medicine is considering adopting AppleĀ iPadsĀ and electronic textbooks as substitutes for traditional paper copies of required course materials. According to Dr. Steven Schwartz, associate dean for clinical informatics, the[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News

FBI: Violent Crimes Down, Forcible Rape Up in DC

While the District saw a moderate reduction in 2010 violent crime levels, reports of forcible rape jumped 25 percent, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report released on Monday. Forcible rapes numbered 187, which is 37 more than the previous year. According to Metropolitan Police Department crime statistics, 10 of[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments City News, News
Faculty  Diversity  On the Rise

Faculty Diversity On the Rise

Following a university working group’s recommendation to increase the hiring of diverse faculty members, the percentage of minority faculty members on the main campus has jumped from 12 to 14 percent in 2011. Since the beginning of this year, the university has hired seven minority faculty members, according to Vice[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News