Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Smith Center Tuesday afternoon, announcing a repeal of a Bush-era policy that allowed universities to rely on student surveys to prove they were meeting the gender equality law known as Title IX.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa hopes to make GW a top 80 research university in five years, he said last week.
GW found itself in the middle of a widely publicized conflict between two D.C. councilmembers this week over a contract the School of Public Health and Health Services has with the city.
Despite continuing efforts to make the University more environmentally friendly, the University saw a 6 percent decline in per-person recycling compared to 2009 during a 10-week nationwide recycling program this semester.
A business executive for one of the United States' largest construction companies and an award-winning pianist will join first lady Michelle Obama in receiving honorary degrees this spring during Commencement Weekend.
The Student Association Senate had its most productive meeting of the year Tuesday night, on what was also the body's last meeting.
This year's graduating class will enter the workforce with slightly lower starting salaries, but more students should have jobs than those who graduated last spring, according to two surveys.
NYU's plan to build a D.C. campus for its study abroad students poses direct competition for GW and an opportunity for the D.C. Council.
Institutions of higher education have a responsibility to their students to curb grade inflation, but any effort to simply reexamine grading policies will require all schools to make the same effort.
Next to class registration and housing hassles, there are few aspects of the GW experience I believe garner more negative sentiments than the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences' General Curriculum Requirements.
When Congress passed the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act last month, it did not just reform our health care system.
Zipcar users in the District may have a more expensive summer than expected, now that the car-sharing company has announced an increase in its weekend car rental rates.
February's historic snowstorms - which canceled an unprecedented four straight days of class - caused GW to replace reading days with makeup classes in many courses across campus.
Allied in Pride, the Caribbean Student Association and GW's Impact on Substance Education were presented with the Pyramid Award for Student Organization of the Year at GW's Excellence Awards on Wednesday.
Administrators in the School of Media and Public Affairs have renamed the school's five-year dual-degree program after students complained the program takes longer than five years to complete, the program's coordinator said last week.
Most people who meet Tianyi Zha outside of the gym don't recognize him as a slam-dunk champion.
Men's basketball redshirt junior point guard Travis King confirmed Wednesday he will be attending the University of Maryland-Baltimore County next year, beginning work on his master's degree in sociology and playing out his final year of eligibility on the UMBC basketball team.
A cast of 22 people, a 65-seat venue the size of a living room, five weeks to prepare, and barely more than $2,000 to spend.
Capital Funk keeps everything simple. Except for their dancing, that is.
After Tuesday's Battle of the A Cappellas, everyone's talking about the performers' sweet sounds. The Vibes and The Pitches shared with Hatchet Arts a few hits they've discovered recently.
I was standing in my room two years ago on the second floor of the Sigma Kappa house, listening to my editor rip my head off. My real journey with The Hatchet started after that moment.
Copyediting is one of those thankless jobs. You get everything right except, say, the spelling of an obscure Russian poet, and suddenly nasty e-mails from alumni are just rolling in. (True story.)
People often ask how The Hatchet found me. Come to think of it, I've never set foot in a journalism or computer science classroom. It all started with a print classified.
Missy Schaff's original plan was to fly back to Barcelona after her weekend trip to Munich last week.
Better treatment options for autism may be on the horizon after a GW professor found a genetic link to the disorder earlier this month.
The second annual GW Solar Institute Symposium took place Monday in the Jack Morton Auditorium as part of a series of environmental awareness events celebrating Earth Month throughout April.
Students graduating in May have a final bill to pay before they can hear first lady Michelle Obama speak or walk across the stage to receive their diploma.
John Stossel, host of Fox News Business Network's "Stossel," spoke of the importance of capitalism and its positive influence on American society to GW's Young America's Foundation Wednesday night.
The executive order President Barack Obama signed last week - which effectively grants same-sex couples medical decision-making and hospital visitation rights for their partners - will not greatly affect hospitals in the District, a hospital ethics expert said this week.