Local universities inject $2 billion into D.C. economy

On June 2, the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area released a report [PDF] finding that D.C. universities – in addition to providing an education to 85,202 students citywide – make significant contributions to the local… Read More

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

Shitty economy particularly shitty for the Class of 2009

Now, we all know that the economy is awful, but did you know that it’s especially awful for this year’s graduating seniors? A couple recent stories from the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Business Journal paint a… Read More