GU Launches Degree Program for Inmates

April 12, 2021

Georgetown University has begun offering a bachelor’s degree program to about two dozen individuals incarcerated at Patuxent Institution in Jessup, Maryland.

McCourt Donates Another $100 Million to GU

April 5, 2021

Half of the new gift from Frank H. McCourt Jr. will underwrite financial aid and scholarships and half will be invested in research and faculty at his namesake school of public policy.

Georgetown University to Fully Open This Fall

March 29, 2021

There are plans for a gradual return this summer, which DeGioia hopes will lead to the eventual restoration of regular on-campus life.

Spring Semester at Georgetown University

January 11, 2021

Though all undergraduate courses will be offered virtually, the number of students residing on the main campus is to double, from about 500 during the fall to about 1,000.

Georgetown’s John Thompson, First Black Coach to Win NCAA Championship, Dies at 78

August 31, 2020

In 2016, Georgetown University dedicated the John Thompson Jr. Athletic Center, next to McDonough Gymnasium on the west side of the main campus.

GU Reopening Plan Unveiled

July 8, 2020

The plan is to reopen in stages, welcoming about 2,000 undergraduates to campus first, including the freshman class of 2024.

GU Reopening Taking Shape … or Not?

June 29, 2020

While many universities are telling students not to come back to campus until after the Thanksgiving holiday, Georgetown University President John DeGioia’s letter left the timing open.

Georgetown BID: ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

June 11, 2020

The mayor, Georgetown University President John DeGioia and Emerson Collective CFO Dan Tangherlini participated in the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s virtual annual meeting on June 10.

GU Cuts Budget, Holds Virtual Graduations

May 14, 2020

Georgetown University President John DeGioia said in a May 12 statement that the university can expect a shortfall of $50 million before the fall semester begins.

Georgetown Gondolas: They’re Baaack!

December 13, 2018

Everything changed when Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announced that the mega-retailer’s massive East Coast headquarters would be divided between a site in Queens and a site in Arlington County.