Sweetgreen founders make Food & Wine’s 40 under 40 list

The three Georgetown grads who founded Sweetgreen, Nicolas Jammet (MSB ’07), Nathaniel Ru (MSB ’07), and Jonathan Neman (MSB ’07), have been named three of the “40 Big Thinkers 40 & Under” in the November issue of Food… Read More

Georgetown alum awarded MacArthur grant for sign language research

Earlier today, the MacArthur Fellowship announced that Dr. Carol Padden (COL ’78) won one of its $500,000 “genius grants” for her groundbreaking work in the field of signed language linguistics. Padden, who is the first deaf MacArthur Fellow,… Read More

Former Georgetown professor named president of Marquette

Fr. Scott Pilarz (COL ’81), the man famously known for bringing Jack the Bulldog to Georgetown, will become Marquette University’s 23rd president. After entering the Society of Jesus, Pilarz returned to his alma mater in 1996 to teach… Read More

Bradley Cooper speaks in Gaston, campus population swoons

Last night, Bradley Cooper (COL ’97) spoke in Gaston Hall. And by “spoke,” we  mean “gracefully dodged cringe-worthy advances from giggling females.” The Hangover star opened up the evening by briefly reminiscing on his three years at Georgetown. (Cooper… Read More

Rich GU alum to potentially become filthy rich

Bill Doyle (COL ’72) serves on the Board of Directors at Georgetown University. His other job? He’s the CEO of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, one of the world’s largest mining companies. His company is currently facing a hostile… Read More

The Worst Idea Georgetown’s Ever Had: Alumni edition

After the alcohol policy’s resounding victory, we’re moving onto a new category: Georgetown alumni. Whose diploma do you wish Georgetown would take back and tear to shreds? We’ll keep the polls open for your votes until next week,… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to Georgetown College

This week, Vox wanted to give the Class of 2014 a sneak peek into each of Georgetown University’s four schools. Today, we take a look at Georgetown College. In a few weeks, you’ll join the College—the largest, oldest,… Read More

Statistically, a Georgetown education is worth its cost

Worried about the high cost of a Georgetown education?  Bloomberg Businessweek’s recent article about the value of college degrees may make you feel a bit better. Businessweek, in collaboration with PayScale, collected information on the incomes of alumni… Read More

Businessweek names D.C. second best city for college grads

Although Vox is certain that some members of the class of 2010 will disagree with its assessment, Bloomberg Businessweek named Georgetown’s home city as second only to Houston in terms of entry-level job opportunities. D.C. made some serious… Read More

Young alumni donations rise compared to last year

Aided by the University’s ongoing efforts to raise funds for the 1789 Scholarship Imperative, young alumni donations increased by 25 percent in the past year. The Office of Advancement saw a similar jump in the number of young… Read More