UPD chief prioritizes professional development

UPD Chief RaShall Brackney said in an email that professional development within UPD is one of the priorities of the department.

Operating budget to hit $1 billion next fiscal year

The University’s operating budget will reach $1 billion next fiscal year, the Board of Trustees voted Friday.

No updates on climate survey, sexual assault prevention committee

About seven months after officials distributed GW’s campus climate survey to students, there are no updates on the results of the sexual assault survey.

High turnover plagues business school advising office

Eleven staff members in the business school’s advising center have left the office over the past 14 months, according to archives of the center’s website.

Officials hire new leader with University-wide focus on diversity

After eight months, officials hired Caroline Laguerre-Brown to take over as the new vice provost for diversity, equity and community engagement on August 1.

Financial aid pool grows to support rising enrollment, student need

The Board of Trustees approved more than $275 million in total financial aid Friday, an increase of more than 5 percent over last year.

Booker calls for graduates to remember the details and 'stay faithful'

In his commencement address Sunday, Cory Booker told graduates that in their drive to make significant change, they should never forget who they are.

Engineering school officials begin to develop new strategic plan

David Dolling, the dean of SEAS said faculty and staff have been working on the new strategic plan for about four months, and are ready to start writing the it.

Tourist spending in D.C. reaches record $7.1 billion

Tourists in D.C. spent a record amount of money while visiting the city last year.

Research revenue rises in engineering school

Federal subsidies from research grants at the engineering school are expected to bring in $3 million this fiscal year.

Researcher develops method to test drugs using light

A GW researcher is using light to test heart cells and rule out potentially dangerous drugs in the early stages of development.

Officials add position to focus on keeping students at GW

Officials are searching for a director of retention to lead the effort to keep students at GW and ensure they graduate within six years.

Three years in, officials tout strategic plan successes

Interim Provost Forrest Maltzman gave a report on the progress of the University’s strategic plan, at Friday's Board of Trustees meeting.

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Olivia Anderson | Contributing Photo Editor

Student crowdfunding campaign funds kosher D.C. food truck

Starting this summer you can enjoy healthy Kosher food – and not just in the form of more pre-packaged items at J Street.

Safe Bars brings sexual harassment intervention training to D.C. nightlife

Two D.C. organizations started the Safe Bars program this month, an enterprise that teaches bar employees to spot and diffuse sexual harassment.

Famed D.C. chef adds ramen to Foggy Bottom Whole Foods

Gourmet cuisine is not a phrase commonly associated with Whole Foods, but that’s exactly what the upscale grocery chain got in a stand by local ramen.

Staff editorial: Stories to watch this summer

Even though most students won't be on campus this summer, officials don't stop making decisions. Here are some stories to watch over the next few months.

Sara Merken: GW should make it easier to graduate early

GW should create a path for students to graduate early so students can save money, start their careers earlier and get a head start on graduate school.

Sky Singer: Rising juniors should be rewarded with better housing

I'm apart of the first junior class mandated to live on campus. And if we're going to be forced to live in residence halls, we deserve priority housing.

Dan Rich | Photo Editor

Colonials' softball playoff run cut short

Both Massachusetts and Saint Louis were able to get the better of GW (10-13 A-10) in the Colonials’ first postseason appearance since 2013 and fourth in program history.

Versatile senior class reflects program growth, culture shift

Baseball's senior class played a key role in transforming GW into a postseason contender during head coach Gregg Ritchie's four years leading the program.

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    Commencement 2016

    The Class of 2016 gathered on the National Mall for the annual Commencement ceremony. U.S. Senator Cory Booker delive...

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    Stressed students relax at petting zoo

    GW students de-stressed before finals Monday by playing with fluffy animals at a petting zoo hosted by Class Council....

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    Freshman photographer to speak at TedX Foggy Bottom

    Harrison Jones, a freshman, will be this year’s student speaker at TEDx Foggy Bottom. Jones, a photographer, took a...