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Students Urge Georgetown To Investigate Financial Ties to Uyghur Genocide

Students Urge Georgetown To Investigate Financial Ties to Uyghur Genocide

By Kirit Minhas February 2, 2022

CW: This article discusses genocide and violence. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Several students have signed a letter demanding Georgetown University investigate...

GUSA Senators Petition For Campus Projects Fund

GUSA Senators Petition For Campus Projects Fund

By Liana Hardy January 24, 2020

Members of the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee have circulated a petition through social media this week seeking to establish a Student Empowerment Fund.  The...

VIEWPOINT: Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Celia Buckman March 15, 2019

Despite preaching the perils of climate change in the classroom and promoting values of stewardship, Georgetown University invests part of its endowment in the fossil fuel industry. Georgetown University...

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Tuition for undergraduate students is set to increase for the eight consecutive year. The pace of tuition growth slowed as the university removed the  mandatory Yates  Field House membership fee.

Tuition Hikes Slow in 8th Consecutive Year of Increases

By Mason Mandell January 25, 2019

Undergraduate tuition to attend Georgetown University for the 2019-20 academic year is set to increase by 2.8 percent to $55,440 from $53,929 marking the eighth consecutive year the university’s undergraduate...

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The School of Foreign Service is looking to introduce a science requirement for the Class of 2022.

Undergraduate Tuition to Rise for 7th Consecutive Year

By Elizabeth Ash January 19, 2018

Undergraduate tuition rates in the 2018-19 academic year are set to increase by 3.5 percent to $53,520 from $51,720, Provost Robert Groves announced in a campuswide email Wednesday. The increase, identical...

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The Georgetown Scholarship Program offers support to 650 students, most of whom are first-generation, to attend college.

Missing Out: The GSP Students Who Would Have Been

By Yasmine Salam October 6, 2017

Like many Georgetown University students, Teodora Lancaster (COL ’20) expected her time on the Hilltop to be a balancing act of classes, internships, healthy social outings and sightseeing. But...

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GU Fossil Free, pictured here at a protest on January 16, circulated a letter written by an alumnus calling for the university to divest.

University To Seek Divestment From Abortion Providers, Environmental Polluters

By Jeff Cirillo and Madeline Charbonneau June 9, 2017

Georgetown will make efforts to avoid investments in companies involved in providing abortion services, as well as companies deemed to violate “human dignity,” after the university’s board of...

EDITORIAL: Rankings Prove Insufficient

By Editorial Board March 31, 2017

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...

Georgetown Endowment Drops 3 Percent, Remains Lowest of Top 20 Schools

By Matthew Trunko March 24, 2017

The university’s endowment declined 3 percent from about $1.53 billion to $1.48 billion between fiscal years 2015 and 2016, according to a report of U.S. and Canadian university endowments conducted...

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CISR Recommends Against Direct Investment in Private Prisons

By Toby Hung March 2, 2017

The Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility plans to advise the board of directors to establish a policy of no direct investment in private prison companies and to avoid commingled funds...

GU Scores Low in Socioeconomic Diversity, Mobility

GU Scores Low in Socioeconomic Diversity, Mobility

By Tara Subramaniam January 27, 2017

In a recent study by The New York Times, Georgetown University ranked 12th out of a list of 38 schools with more students in the top 1 percent of the income scale than in the bottom 60 percent. While...

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Students gathered in Red Square on Wednesday before marching to University President John J. DeGioias office to deliver a letter requesting transparency on the universitys endowment.

Campaign Demands Divestments, Endowment Transparency

By Tara Subramaniam December 14, 2016

Georgetown University Forming a Radically Ethical Endowment Coalition, a student-organized group seeking  transparency in Georgetown’s endowment, demanded the university to divest from private prisons...

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