Even with budget boost, library struggles to fund new collections

Gelman Library’s first budget increase in 10 years wasn't enough for GW to expand its collections, the University’s head librarian said last week.

Medical school counts on patients to reach fundraising goals

About 1,400 previous or current patients donated last year, following a steady upward trend in gifts from that group.

First in his family to attend college, trustee donates $2.5 million to engineering school

A trustee who was the first in his family to attend college is creating a scholarship to go to eight engineering students who otherwise wouldn't be able to enroll at GW.


Garrett Mills | Hatchet Photographer

Computational Biology Institute looks to create degree program

The Computational Biology Institute is starting to plan a graduate program for master's or doctoral students.

University sees double-digit endowment growth

GW’s endowment now totals about $1.57 billion, an increase that mirrors a trend among GW’s competitor schools as healthy markets have boosted institutions’ nest eggs nationwide.

GW prepares to launch free course on the Federal Reserve

GW is set to put the Federal Reserve under a microscope as it prepares to launch its second massive open online course as soon as this spring.

University raises $605 million in massive fundraising campaign

The University has $400 million left to raise in its largest-ever campaign, just three months after the effort publicly launched.

Visualized: What it takes to run GW Deli

Kiana Robertson | Hatchet Photographer

Metro Monopoly: Satisfying the deli craving

After an $8 bacon-egg-and-cheese incident at Whole Foods and a mediocre chicken cutlet at the GW Deli, I was on a mission to cure my hearty sandwich homesickness.

Riding the Metro with its most recognizable voice

I traveled to the Twinbrook station – only a few stations before the end of the Red Line at Shady Grove – to meet with Miller and take a ride on the Metro, where her voice has been warning riders to “step back” since March 2006.

Novelist seeks inspiration, community in Lenthall House

As the 2014 Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington for GW's English department, Skyhorse hopes to rediscover his own enthusiasm for writing and teaching.

Q&A: Putting a face to the voice of Metro

We caught up with the woman behind the voice, Randi Miller, to chat about making a living as a voice actress and avoiding the train.

Justin Peligri: Make a pre-graduation to-do list that counts

If you want to get the most out of your time here, consider these less-than-conventional suggestions. I’ve had luck with them, and there’s still a chance to get them all in before Commencement.

Jonah Lewis: With City Hall, GW missed an opportunity to be proactive

It shouldn’t take dozens of complaints to get the University to understand that unannounced construction on a residential building is unacceptable. And you can’t undo the two months of annoyance residents have already endured.

Staff Editorial: An administrator departs, a budget falls short and a faculty code is up for review

The Hatchet's editorial board looked at some of the biggest news from the past week, including the departure of fundraising chief Mike Morsberger, the University's $20 million budget shortfall and the possibility of some standardized rules and regulations across GW's 10 schools.

Cameron Lancaster | Photo Editor

Saved by the whistle: Women's soccer escapes with 1-0 win over Richmond

Freed from what would have been a match-altering goal, the Colonials came away with a high-profile conference victory, defeating Richmond 1-0 at home Sunday – but not without giving themselves a scare in the process.

Persons on par for record-setting season

Like the courses he’s played on the last three years, senior Jack Person’s career has had its fair share of peaks and valleys.

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    A music festival from your front porch

    Porchfest in Adams Morgan is a mini-music festival where residents and local businesses perform right from their fron...

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    The face behind the Metro's voice

    Randi Miller has been the voice of Metrorail after winning a competition in 2006. Miller worked at a car dealership a...

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    GW held it's annual Acappellapalooza charity concert on Saturday evening. At $5.00 per person, all of the proceeds we...