The 2023 Georgetown Public Policy Challenge grand prize was awarded to William Macci (L’24) and Sparsha Muralidhara (G’23) for their proposal to improve digital access for students in Washington, DC, public schools.
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School of Medicine program gives local elementary students window into higher ed
First-year students from Georgetown’s School of Medicine recently welcomed fourth graders to campus as mini-medical students for a daylong, hands-on experience.
Georgetown report identifies 10 education and career interventions that improve economic outcomes for young adults
A new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce highlights 10 pathway changes involving education, training, and work experience that can help young adults access good jobs by age 30.
Georgetown awards funding to 5 projects that support Descendant communities
The inaugural recipients of the Reconciliation Fund include a high school tutoring program co-organized by a Descendant and Georgetown community members, as well as a project to provide educational programming that helps children develop foundational skills in key academic areas.
Photo essay: An inside look at life as a Georgetown student in the CALL
Nyasha Gandawa (B’23) walks through his time in the Capitol Applied Learning Labs (CALL), a program in which undergraduate students spend a semester living, studying, and pursuing professional experiences in downtown Washington, DC.
Georgetown appoints new leader of LGBTQ Resource Center
Riley Jelenick discusses his new role as associate director of the LGBTQ Resource Center and his dedication to fostering a campus community that ensures all students succeed.
Georgetown report: Ending race-conscious admissions would threaten racial, ethnic diversity at selective colleges
If the U.S. Supreme Court restricts race-conscious college admissions, selective colleges will find it impossible to create student populations representative of the demographic diversity of graduating high school classes unless they overhaul their admissions practices, says a new report from Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce.
Georgetown opens first-of-its-kind mosque on a U.S. campus
The masjid builds on the university’s commitment to interreligious understanding and care for the whole person, or cura personalis, in creating sacred spaces on campus and community for students of all faith traditions.
Georgetown launches Called to Be campaign
This week, Georgetown launched the Called to Be campaign, a $3 billion ambition to advance our university’s commitment to empowering principled leaders and skilled problem-solvers and strengthening the health and social fabric of communities worldwide.
McCourt School expands scholarships that provide financial support for military-connected students
Thanks to a generous donation, the Craig Newmark Veterans Scholarship Fund will provide tuition assistance for military-connected students and fund veterans and national security programing at the McCourt School.
Georgetown offers winter and summer housing to students encountering personal challenges
Georgetown University provides bridge housing during winter and summer university breaks to students facing difficulties.
Georgetown welcomes new director of student outreach and support
Discussing her new role at Georgetown, Jessica Ballou, clinical psychologist and director of student outreach and support (SOS), says she will work with colleagues to provide assistance and care to students experiencing distress so they can succeed.