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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Receives Cura Personalis Award

When asked what led a Mexican-born woman to pursue the study of addiction in the United States, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, MD, reluctantly credited a tragic history and a family “decimated by intolerance.”

These 4-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia

University of Phoenix-Washington DC, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus and University of the District of Columbia have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates among four-year schools in District of Columbia, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These 4-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia

Georgetown University, George Washington University and American University have the best 'on time' graduation rates among four-year schools in District of Columbia, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Life-Saving Device Being Developed by Grad Student with Heart, Lung Damage

A graduate student who suffers from life-threatening heart and lung damage is working on a wearable device that would alert people when their vital signs go out of normal range and call 911 for help.

State institution: These 4-year District of Columbia schools attract the fewest in-state students

Strayer University-Global Region, American University and Gallaudet University enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Three Female Georgetown Alumni Win Election to Congress in Midterm Elections

Three Georgetown alumni, all women, won spots in the 116th United States Congress in the midterm elections this past Tuesday.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Strayer University-Global Region, American University and Gallaudet University enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Which U.S. schools receive the most federal student aid?

Technical Learning Centers Inc and Georgetown University were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Georgetown Law Hosts “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis”

Ten years after the worst financial collapse since the Great Depression, our collective memory of the damage caused by the crisis has faded.

These 4-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Georgetown University, American University and Catholic University of America are among four-year schools in the U.S. with the best 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Which District of Columbia colleges receive the least federal student aid?

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus and Strayer University-Global Region reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of

Which District of Columbia colleges receive the most federal student aid?

Howard University and Technical Learning Centers Inc reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Sustainability Leader, Faculty and Students urge focus on reducing plastic

The Georgetown community heard from a sustainability thought leader, a faculty member, a student and the university president earlier this week on our global plastics crisis, alternatives to plastics and other measures to create a healthy campus and planet.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Georgetown University and George Washington University have the best 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Georgetown receives $1 million grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at the McDonough School of Business have been awarded a $1 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Promising Startups Get Boost from Georgetown Entrepreneur Programs

Students and alumni worked on projects that would provide housing to refugees and immigrants, on-the-go food options, a music app and more during the university’s eight-week StartupHoyas Summer Launch Program.

16 percent of applicants to Georgetown University were admitted for fall 2017

At Georgetown University, 94 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 56 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Global Health Major Excels in Leadership, Research and the Boxing Ring

Hana Burkly (NHS’19, G’20), who runs a student-run, not-for-profit organization that recruits university students to teach English in underserved schools around the world, is also a boxer.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: NSF Awards Go to Grad Students Researching Cancer, Cognition, Salt Marshes

Four Georgetown Ph.D. candidates in psychology, biology and tumor biology have been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their potential to become lifelong leaders and contributors to scientific innovation and teaching.

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