Gelman welcomes new Corcoran texts to special collection

Staff at Gelman Library have a new special collection focused on the arts after GW acquired the Corcoran College of Art + Design.

Public health school dean maintains fundraising momentum

The Milken Institute School of Public Health is 96 percent of the way to meeting its $150 million fundraising goal as of this month, but with the launch of the University's comprehensive campaign, Dean Lynn Goldman isn’t slowing down.

GW petitions city for $4.5 million in property taxes

GW claims the District is trying to squeeze money out of the University, one of the largest landowners in the city, which pays less in taxes as a nonprofit.

For Corcoran students, a bumpy transition continues

During the complicated merger, Corcoran students say they want more support and communication from GW.


Olivia Harding | Hatchet Photographer

University looks to expand Corcoran donor pool

Officials in GW’s fundraising office have started planning ways to lure donors from the art world, and will send out a message to Corcoran alumni within the next month.

Student loan default rate drops to three-year low

GW's student loan default rate dropped one-tenth to 1.4 percent in 2012, marking the first time more GW graduates had been able to pay off their loans for two years.

D.C. police officers to wear body cameras

D.C. police rolled out a pilot program last week that will put body cameras on more than 150 officers, but the University Police Department does not have plans to follow suit.

SA looks to further address flaws in allocation process

Senators shot down a bill that was meant to ease a budgeting process that groups say is still broken after years of overhauls to the system.

Visualized: The costs of filming MPD

Leah Edwards | Hatchet Photographer

Corcoran merger leaves masterpieces in limbo

The District’s oldest private art gallery will close Oct. 1 for an overhaul of its collection, which will be restored and redistributed among the National Gallery of Art and smaller galleries and universities across D.C.

Mobile app makes campus events easy to find

The app, called U Nightlife, is a project by SUNY Binghamton students Nathan Grotticelli and Justin Hill that's available for download on nine college campuses across the country.

Staff Editorial: Cheer for GW athletics' commitment to sexual assault prevention

We’re thrilled our Colonials are taking up the issue of campus sexual assault. It will be important, though, that the University carries this momentum through the rest of the season, the school year and beyond so the message reaches as many people as possible.

David Meni: The University should expect more from the CSE

At a school where we often pride ourselves on student involvement, the CSE could do a much better job serving as a boon to student organizations instead of a burden.

Jonah Lewis: To support advocacy groups, the University needs a women's center

A physical space would enable women's organizations to nurture a community through workshops, study hours, networking events and more – which they can’t accomplish working out of separate offices.


Forward emerges as offensive catalyst for women's soccer

Through the first nine games of the season, sophomore forward MacKenzie Cowley has paced the women’s soccer team in scoring and already surpassed her goal total from her freshman season.

Alumnus, cancer survivor swims English Channel

After a year of training, former GW varsity swimmer Bill Shipp (‘82) can add swimming the English Channel to his list of accomplishments, which has already included surviving cancer.

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    Escaping the city - Apple picking in Virginia

    GW students went apple picking Sunday in an outing organized by GW Trails. Students were able to pick apples and pum...

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    Program Board hones in on mental health

    GW’s Program Board teamed up with the Residence Hall Association this September for an events series called “Brea...

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    Mourners hold 'memorial service' for the Corcoran

    The steps of the Corcoran Gallery of Art were crowded with artists, students and former staff members Saturday for a ...