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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown ranked among the top schools with alumni in the Peace Corp again this year, which volunteers say is representative of Georgetown's Jesuit values and commitment to service.

Georgetown Ranks Among Top Schools for Alumni in Peace Corps

Georgetown University ranked ninth among medium-sized universities for the number of alumni joining the Peace Corps in 2018, the organization announced March 21. With 27 undergraduates joining in 2018, Georgetown ranked among the top 25 volunteer-producing medium-sized schools; however, the number marks a marginal drop from 2017, when the Peace[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
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A video of a rat tumbling to the ground from a shelf at Wisemiller’s Grocery and Deli,  a sandwich and convenience shop popular with students  was posted to Snapchat Oct. 13 and was quickly shared amongst students. Reports of rodents have surged 65 percent this year around the District.

Uptick in Rodent Sightings Rattles Campus Amid Pest Control Efforts

Complaints of rodents to Washington, D.C.’s 311 city services helpline saw a 65 percent surge during the 2016 fiscal year to 3,200 complaints filed by D.C. residents from 2,300 in 2015, as students report an increase in rodent sightings at Georgetown. Despite improvements in pest control in the central D.C.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 5 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Rankings Prove Insufficient

For those who view rankings as a barometer for a university’s excellence, the past year has yielded mixed results at Georgetown. On one hand, the university’s record-high application season yielded a record-low acceptance rate of 15.4 percent, admitting a full percentage point less than the average acceptance rate of the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The McDonough School of Business’ full-time MBA program was ranked 19th nationally and 44th internationally by the Financial Times this year, slightly below its 2015 international ranking of 42nd place.

Financial Times Ranks MBA Program

The Financial Times ranked the McDonough School of Business’ full-time Master of Business Administration program 19th nationally and 44th globally in its 2016 Global MBA Ranking, a slight ddecline from its 2015 rank of 42nd place. The MBA program’s slight drop in its international ranking can be attributed to various[Read More…]

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

Our Trojan Horse

It is hardly a surprise that the recent release of the 10th Annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card, a set of rankings evaluating universities on accessibility of sexual health resources and information available to students on campus, placed Georgetown 112th of 140 schools. The fact that the university dropped 19[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Greatness, Unendowed

Greatness, Unendowed

The university’s capital campaign, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” reached its $1.5 billion goal by the end of August, almost a year ahead of schedule, marking a momentous feat in Georgetown’s effort to expand its modest endowment. This news comes on the heels of the 2016 edition[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Georgetown’s dual-degree engineering program with Columbia sees few matriculates each year, with hesitancy to transfer after three or four years.

Gearing Toward Arts and Science

When Luke Gile (SFS ’18) was deciding on college last year, Georgetown seemed to have everything he wanted. Everything, that is, but an engineering program. “I’ve wanted to go to Georgetown ever since I was little and it was kind of a deal breaker for me when they didn’t offer[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Our City, Our Problem

Georgetown students are often accused of being trapped inside the “Georgetown Bubble,” isolating them from the concerns of the greater Washington, D.C. area, especially ones that have an impact on our personal safety. A recent report by the online pharmacy website Superdrug Online Doctor has highlighted one concern we cannot[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Georgetown Tops Foreign Policy Rankings

Georgetown’s graduate international affairs programs and Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service program were ranked first and fourth in the nation, respectively, for the study of international affairs, according to a list compiled by Foreign Policy magazine released Jan. 26. The survey last ranked schools in 2012, since it is not released[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Let’s Talk About Sex

Each year, a study sponsored by Trojan Brand Condoms ranks 140 colleges in the United States according to accessibility of sexual health resources on campus and relevant information available to the student body. Somewhat unsurprisingly, Georgetown has been ranked 93rd in the latest 2014 study. The Trojan Sexual Health Report[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 5 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top