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Tuition to Rise 2.9 Percent in Upcoming Year

Georgetown’s tuition will spike by 2.9 percent next year, the university announced in a press release Friday, after the Board of Directors approved the increase. The increase – which raises tuition from $39,768 to $40,920 for the 2011-12 academic year – nearly matches last year’s 3 percent tuition hike. Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

With Age Comes Political Wisdom for Alum

Turns out Georgetown graduates not only get into Congress, they stay there. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has served 29 terms in Congress since he arrived in 1955, and he declared last month that he plans to run for a 30th term as well. As the longest-serving representative currently in Congress,[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Longest-Serving Representative Pushes for Bipartisanship

Turns out Georgetown graduates not only get into Congress, they stay there. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has served 29 terms in Congress since he arrived in 1955, and he declared last month that he plans to run for a 30th term as well. As the longest-serving representative currently in Congress,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

Agassi and Michelle Obama Film Commercial on Campus

The United States Tennis Association filmed a commercial in Yates Field House today starring first lady Michelle Obama and tennis star couple Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf. The crew also filmed on the first floor of Healy Hall today. According to an email from Obama’s press office, the commercial was[Read More…]

by February 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

MBA Program Jumps Two Spots in National Rankings

The McDonough School of Business’s full-time MBA program was ranked 17th in the country and 38th in the world Monday by the Financial Times 2011 survey. The school’s national ranking moved up two slots after the program was ranked 19th in the 2010 survey. Its full-time MBA program also ranked[Read More…]

by February 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

New Funding Arc Befuddles Leaders

A new Student Activities Commission funding system has left many club leaders struggling to adapt to a setup that requires planning for events as early as six months in advance. The procedure, called the Programming Arc, was introduced last October, when group heads signed an agreement to abide by the[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Senior Class Committee Steps Up Their Game

The Senior Class Committee remembers every mistake it has made this year. That’s because this year’s group, which organizes events like Senior Ball, Senior Disorientation and Senior Auction, keeps a precise log of its activity, missteps and all. The goal, according to board member Ana-Alicia Siqueiros (COL ’11), is to[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Endowment Surges Past $1 Billion Mark

Endowment Surges Past $1 Billion Mark

Georgetown’s endowment rose to a record $1.01 billion this year, marking a 12.8 percent increase from last year’s value and launching the university’s ranking from 67th to 61st, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers-Commonfund Study of Endowments. The 12.8 percent jump is slightly higher than[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Panel: US Campuses Far From Near East Norms

Panel: US Campuses Far From Near East Norms

Campus discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may be stuck in the past, according to experts who visited Georgetown this week to transform talk of Middle East issues into a cooperative effort. In Copley Formal Lounge, Middle East policy analysts Ghaith al-Omari, a Georgetown graduate, and David Makovsky presented their views[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Exclusive Interview With Tucson Shooting Witness Alex Villec (COL ’13)

Exclusive Interview With Tucson Shooting Witness Alex Villec (COL ’13)

Meagan KellyAlex Villec (COL ’13) spoke exclusively with The Hoya about his encounter with Jared Loughner moments before Loughner allegedly opened gunfire at an event for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).

by January 18, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized