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Justice Served

Georgetown now offers full-time credits classes at the D.C. Jail. It's just one of the ways the Prisons and Justice Initiative is making an impact on mass incarceration in America. Read More

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‘Generation I’ Fosters Whole Selves and Vulnerabilities

For the growing number of Georgetown School of Medicine students who are the first in their families to pursue medicine, navigating the path into and through medical school can be especially challenging. The pressure to excel in competitive undergraduate coursework, score well on the MCAT, and gain admission to medical school is itself overwhelming for many. Read More

Zuby Syed (M’22), Callie Takahashi (M’20), Heng Nhoung (M’22), Kimberly Walker, director of diversity and inclusion, and Susan M. Cheng

Community Scholars Program Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

In 1968, Georgetown University recognized that high-achieving students from racially and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds may need different types of support to have a truly equitable educational experience. The resulting manifestation of Georgetown's Jesuit heritage—the Community Scholars Program—will celebrate its 50-year anniversary this fall. Read More

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Georgetown Reaffirms Policies to Support Undocumented Students

Understanding that undocumented students face unique challenges, Georgetown recently appointed Arelis Palacios as the first associate director for undocumented student services. Palacios facilitates guidance and legal aid for students and serves in an educational and outreach capacity. Read More

Senator Richard Durbin (F’66, L’69) co-introduced the Dream Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill that would provide a direct road to U.S. citizenship