The University is offering buyout packages to 39 full-time professors in the School of Engineering and Applied Science as part of a move to increase the school's research presence, University officials said in December.
Monday, January 11, 2010
Winning the ongoing dispute with the West End Citizen's Association, FoBoGro's management team has procured an alcohol license.
With less than eight minutes left in GW's men's basketball game against Xavier Sunday, the teams headed toward their respective benches with the Colonials ahead by 10. Xavier went on to dominate the game's next seven minutes, scoring 20 points to GW's one.
Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical cleric with ties to 9/11, the Fort Hood shooting, and the attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253, attended GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development in 2001.
Political science professor Lee Sigelman passed away Dec. 21 after a two-year battle with colon cancer. He was 64.
Residential Property Management has replaced the old key card system in City Hall with a more advanced system designed to prevent frequent lock outs.
Robert H. Smith, a University trustee emeritus and local entrepreneur, passed away Dec. 29 in Winchester, Va. of a stroke. He was 81.
A GW graduate and controversial anti-war advocate, known for inciting a campus-wide controversy in 2007, is making a bid for a Congressional seat in New Mexico's third district.
A 1994 GW graduate was laid to rest in his hometown Jan. 9 after being killed last month in a suicide bombing at a U.S. base in Afghanistan that killed seven CIA officers.
The District is seeking federal funds to help offset the costs associated with a storm that dropped nearly a foot and a half of snow on the region last month.
Incidences of theft, fraud, robberies, disorderly conduct, harassment, and destruction occurred on and around campus over winter break, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said.
This year, some D.C. residents may resolve to change their shopping and parking habits - if not, it will cost them.
The University has launched new efforts to promote fundraising devoted to student aid after more students applied for increased financial assistance last fall than in the entire 2008-2009 academic year.
A $500,000 lawsuit filed against the University by a former student, expelled in 2008 for alleged possession of LSD and other drugs, has been dismissed with prejudice, a final judgment that bars the student from reopening the case.
Eight months before they will arrive in Foggy Bottom for their first semester, hundreds of the 570 accepted Early Decision I students are seeking out classmates and dishing about the District on Facebook.
The Graduate Record Exam, the entrance test for many graduate schools, will be revamped and lengthened in 2011, the Educational Testing Service announced in December.
The University's annual Alternative Breaks Program had to contend with new challenges this winter - not because of participants or planners, but due to mother nature.
The chair of the Dining Services Commission stepped down from her position before winter break, leaving the chair vacant at the start of the spring semester, Student Association President Julie Bindelglass said Friday.
There are seven representatives, five senators and a U.S. Virgin Islands delegate to Congress who can claim GW as their alma mater, but the similarities between the former Colonials end there as the alumni battled last fall over the controversial, but historic health care package.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones will join the English department faculty next year to teach creative writing, the outgoing department chair announced Tuesday.
In a survey conducted in the spring of 2009 that queried more than 4,000 students, respondents voted Eckles Library, the GWorld program, Colonial Central, Disability Support Services, and the Lerner Health and Wellness Center as the five best University services.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science has taken on a new direction and as the old adage goes: out with the old and in with the new. For SEAS, research is definitely in.
It is time that our school amend such a minimalist application and move toward one that demonstrates GW's caliber of education and selectivity.
I shan't lie; I've never been terribly good at keeping any New Year's resolutions I've ever made.
This tuition check is my last. How can I possibly convey such a significant message to GW in a brief memo line on a check?
Tthe GW men's basketball team entered Sunday afternoon's game looking for a signature win against a perennial Atlantic 10 power Xavier.
GW women's basketball coach Mike Bozeman has a message written on the board in the locker room: "100 percent GW basketball wins." Saturday's performance against Dayton, he concluded after the game, was only 85 percent.
On the final shot of his 23-point performance against Xavier Sunday, senior men's basketball forward Damian Hollis reached a career milestone, scoring his 1,000th point as a Colonial. ...
Senior Steve Pazan, an exercise science major, has created his own business where the gym and trainer come to you.
While most students during winter break were hanging out at home or vacationing with friends and family, sophomore Allen Gannett was in Los Angeles competing for cash on the popular game show Wheel of Fortune.
Hippo Video, the kiosk in Ivory Tower that promises "convenient access" to DVD rentals, was out of service fall semester.
Six on-campus buildings will be submitted for landmark nominations in a Jan. 28 hearing, a staff member involved in the process said.
More international students are attending American colleges than ever before, but difficulties obtaining and understanding visas can stop students from traveling home during breaks.
More than a dozen D.C.-area colleges and universities will be subpoenaed by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in an effort to determine whether undergraduate admissions offices discriminate against women in an effort to correct gender imbalances on campus