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Georgetown Law report: How can colleges put more underrepresented students on the path to lucrative careers?

A study from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality explores how women and students of color are excluded from fields of study that lead to high-earning professions and how that segregation reinforces economic inequities.

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September 23, 2022
Adnan Syed, recent student in Georgetown bachelor’s program, released from prison

Adnan Syed, a student in Georgetown University’s Prison Scholars Program at the Patuxent Institution and the subject of the 2014 podcast “Serial,” was released from prison this week.

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September 23, 2022
Retooled Carnegie Classifications to better recognize institutions that spur social and economic mobility 

Hoping to encourage a broader view of institutional excellence, the Carnegie Classification system is making updates that will highlight schools that prioritize inclusivity and student success—changes that could have implications for college rankings.

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September 23, 2022
Georgetown initiative connecting Afghan women in exile with scholarships, community

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is providing Afghan women leaders and scholars in exile access to higher education and platforms to continue their advocacy for women and girls who remain in Afghanistan.

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September 16, 2022
Georgetown’s military-connected student enrollment more than doubled over the last decade, report shows

Published by the university’s Military and Veterans’ Resource Center, the assessment highlights trends in military-connected students’ enrollment, experience, and outcomes, emphasizing opportunities to further support their success.

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September 16, 2022
The main obstacle to degree completion among Indigenous students? College costs, a study finds.

A first-of-its-kind report calls on higher education to expand financial support for Native American students and increase awareness of the college affordability challenges they face.

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September 16, 2022
MIT program brings computer science education to students at the D.C. Jail

A new introductory computer science program run by Massachusetts Institute of Technology is further expanding the educational opportunities available to students at the D.C. Jail, where Georgetown University’s Prison Scholars Program offers credit-bearing and non-credit courses.

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