GSPM student turns to social media for help paying off debt

A GW student is hoping to raise $5,000 online to repay off her debt to GW and re-enroll in the Graduate School of Political Management.

When money walks: How GW lost a Google project but still draws other top-tier researchers

Only months into a partnership, one of GW’s leading researchers decided to move on, and took his Google project, nine graduate students and the $1.2 million grant with him across the country.

With $500,000 grant, law professor to lead research on domestic violence

A GW Law School professor will spend a $500,000 grant over the next three years gathering evidence of how family courts respond to cases of abuse.

Reworked patent policy to ensure student researchers get credit for inventions

Student inventors could receive more recognition for their help in faculty research projects after GW finishes reworking its patent and copyright policies this year.


Olivia Harding | Hatchet Photographer

University silent on fundraising for Science and Engineering Hall construction

When officials unveil the University’s biggest academic investment in its history this spring – the $275 million Science and Engineering Hall – faculty leaders won’t know how much money GW still needs to raise.

With an eye on revenue, in-house shop to help faculty roll out online courses

GW is hoping a new in-house course design shop will prompt more departments to create online degree programs, which would help offset a $10 million budget gap caused by declining enrollment.

Faculty, staff donations to midterm election campaigns at 10-year low

Senate and House candidates, political parties and political action committees have collected at least $60,000 from members of the GW community this season, about 19 percent less than the previous midterm election cycle in 2010.

Visualized: The times to beat in the Marine Corps Marathon

Sara Gleysteen | Hatchet Photographer

La Colombe brings European coffeehouse atmosphere to D.C.

There is no menu posted on the wall nor is there one available anywhere on the counter. The barista was glad to tell me La Colombe’s traditionally European offerings: drip coffees, espresso drinks, teas and more Americanized iced coffees and teas – no pumpkin spice lattes here.

Professor cultivates music history in Gelman

Professor Christopher “Kip” Lornell said he is looking to push the boundaries of musical education with the launch of the D.C. Vernacular Music Archive.

Staff Editorial: Plans for peer counseling must now come from the University

While it’s all well and good that these big names seem to think the hotline is a nice idea, in order to make any progress, we need a clear, tangible commitment to making the program happen.

Elinoam Abramov: GW needs to tone down its campus safety rhetoric

Obviously, stories about crime and security are always going to be more prominent than positive stories, both in the news and minds of students. But at GW, I'm thinking about safety more than ever before.

Sarah Blugis: Students can only keep themselves safe with more information from GW

It’s the University’s job to inform us when serious crimes – the kinds of incidents that make us nervous to walk down a street alone – are reported on campus. And our school has let us down.

Robin Jones Kerr: Inadequate library support shows a contradiction in GW's research goals

Central to the desire to become a research powerhouse is Gelman Library. Yet it continues to be, for the 10th year in a row now, grossly underfunded and underappreciated, on any level other than cosmetic

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2014-15 Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Predictions

The A-10 is ripe with parity: Just 6.7 percent of league games were decided by 20 points or less last season, the lowest of any conference in college basketball. That said, the league will have to sort itself out come March, and this is how we think the season will unfold.

With tournament nearing, volleyball must quickly ease growing pains

With only five matches left in conference play and the test of the Atlantic 10 tournament approaching, the Colonials' time to study is running out.

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