Georgetown tops Howard as D.C.’s top employer

According to Washington D.C.’s 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Georgetown University was the city’s largest employer in 2010. Howard University, which was the largest employer in 2009, fell to fifth on the list. Howard’s fall is attributed to financial… Read More

University gets a B grade from Sustainable Endowments Institute

Georgetown earned a B in overall sustainability this year, according to the Sustainable Endowments Institute’s annual College Sustainability Report Card. The grade is the same that the University received last year. SEI grades are based on nine categories,… Read More

Princeton Review ranks MBA program high for career options

The Princeton Review has released another set of lists, this time ranking Master of Business Administration programs. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business was featured on the “Best Career Prospects” list as the nation’s fourth-best program. The 300 school,… Read More

GU Ranks 155th in world, according to US News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report has contributed to the host of meaningful and equitable college rankings in the past, evaluating the best learning institutions in the country. Looks like that wasn’t enough. According to rankings published in late… Read More

Georgetown men among the hairiest in the country, says inane press release

According to “research” released by the Schick razor company, Georgetown’s male students have the fourth-scruffiest faces in the country. Only 37.5 percent of men at Georgetown regularly shave, says the shameless ploy to sell razors, which is a… Read More

D.C. ranked last in national hospital care rankings

Talk about an unfair disadvantage. CareChex, a division the Delta Group, a health services information company, ranked the District of Columbia as the state with the worst hospital care in the nation. The reports on quality of care… Read More

Georgetown course tops WaPo’s list of oddest in D.C. area

Let’s chalk one up for liberal education, folks. In a recent list of the strangest courses taught at D.C.-area schools, the Georgetown’s “Philosophy 194: Hallucinating” took the number one spot. Taught by Dr. James Mattingly, the course asks some… Read More

Newsweek ranks Georgetown among the nation’s most diverse and LGBTQ-friendly schools

Earlier this week, Newsweek named Georgetown as the 23rd-most diverse and 24th-most LGBT-friendly school in the country, despite last year’s slew of bias-related incidents against LGBTQ students and allies. The University of Pennsylvania topped both lists. To compile… Read More

Jack the Bulldog is a “dangerous” mascot, says Fox News

Jack the Bulldog, our lovable, cuddly-looking mascot, was named one of “College’s Most Dangerous Mascots” by Fox News. This dog? Dangerous? We respectfully disagree. h/t Fr. Christopher Steck

Huffington Post ignores Georgetown on most political colleges list

Despite being located in the capital of the United States and counting a significantly large number of former government officials, Georgetown is nowhere to be found on the Huffington Post’s list of the most political colleges. As expected,… Read More