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ATLAS RESEARCH: Staff Profile: Dr. John Jacocks Serves Veterans Through Medical Training at Rural VA Clinics

It’s not surprising that retired U.S. Army physician Dr. John Jacocks has a self-described soft spot in his heart for Veterans.

College of Congress, a congressional internship support group, is among 'Renewal Awards' finalists

A D.C.-based group that helps Pell Grant-eligible students secure congressional internships is one of 15 nonprofits in the U.S. selected to be finalists in The Atlantic and Allstate's "The Renewal Awards," according to a recent press release.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: A Champion of Proactive Diversity in Business

Race, inclusion, diversity—these are the issues that Kogod professor Sonya Grier focuses all of her energy on; and when she talks about her work, her passion shines through.

Washington, D.C.-Arlington area has 21st lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Washington, D.C.-Arlington area was more than 10,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 348-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: SOC Alumna Susan Zirinsky Named President of CBS News

CBS News veteran and American University School of Communication (AU SOC) alumna Susan Zirinsky has been named president of the CBS news division the company announced on January 6.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Stefanie Lehmann Joins Atlas Research as Vice President

Atlas Research is pleased to welcome Stefanie Lehmann as a new Vice President.

Washington, D.C. ranked No. 8 in average charitable giving

Washington, D.C. residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $8,039 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Washington, D.C. has 18th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Washington, D.C. posted the 18th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Washington, D.C.’s population rose 1.0% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Washington, D.C.’s population increased by 6,764, or 1.0 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: Adams-Campbell, Internationally Renowned Cancer Epidemiologist, Named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year

Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD, professor of oncology and associate director for minority health and health disparities research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: Daniel J. Myers Named American University Provost

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced today the selection of Daniel J. Myers as provost and chief academic officer effective January 15, 2019.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Washington, D.C. 40% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Washington, D.C. is $228.15, 40 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

HOWARD UNIVERSITY: Howard Alumnus Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Receives Heritage Award Honoring Commitment To Diversity, Equality In Legal Professions

The Council on Legal Education, Inc. (CLEO) honored Howard University alumnus Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. with the inaugural CLEO EDGE Heritage Award on November 15, 2018.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Staff Profile: Why engaging with Veterans is so important to Atlas Research Manager Gauri Gladish

Some of the best advice Atlas Research Manager Gauri Gladish ever got came from a very reliable source and involved an elephant and a keyhole.

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.

HOWARD UNIVERSITY: Howard Alumna, Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D. Named Distinguished Alumna Of Tau Beta Pi, The International Engineering Honor Society

Howard alumna and former Board Trustee, Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D. has been named a 2018 Distinguished Alumna by Tau Beta Pi (TBP), The International Engineering Honor Society.

District of Columbia among counties with worst home affordability

The District of Columbia ranked No. 372 on a list comparing U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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