The University accepted 64 percent of its early decision applicants this year, a 20-point spike and the highest rate in five years after a steep drop-off in applications.
At a large university like GW, Weisner said it’s impossible to mandate suicide prevention training across campus. But he said the resources would improve existing efforts to train faculty, administrators and residence hall staff at conferences and workshops.
GW will partner with the National Institutes of Health through a super-speed research network with even more info-sharing power for genomics data.
The 30-member Food Justice Alliance is asking top administrators to increase the amount of “real food” – food that is beneficial to workers, animals and the planet – to at least 20 percent of all campus dining hall options by 2020.
Researchers looking to patent their inventions under GW’s name have faced tougher standards lately as University officials push them to prove that their ideas can make it in the market.
As the second district police commander in charge of Foggy Bottom, Commander Michael Reese now spends most of his time talking to disgruntled neighbors about late-night partying, rowdy campus bars like McFadden’s and disruptions from the neighborhood’s neverending stream of construction projects.
About 70 students were part of a first-time program called the Ribbon Project, which allows participants – in particular, Greek life members – to have a small glimpse of combat training in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Data centers on the Foggy Bottom and Virginia campuses house the computer systems that run the GW1X wireless network, GWorld, 4-RIDE and other common services.
Dean of Student Affairs Peter Konwerski said the website will outline all violations and penalties against GW’s nearly 500 student organizations, a major step toward transparency for officials who have mostly declined to discuss groups’ disciplinary records.
Media Credit: Jordan Leon | Hatchet Staff PhotographerA total of 372 protestors were arrested outside the White House on Sunday, a U.S. Park Police spokeswoman said. After marching from Georgetown University, they strapped themselves to the White House fence to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Police were waiting for the protestors with buses and vans to arrest them quickly.
The online tool replaces a decade-old financial management system and also allows groups to sync their events with the University calendar and keep track of meeting space requests.
Nick Gumas plans to have a peer counseling program started by fall 2015, but program leaders at other universities said full-fledged programs can take years to implement.
Staffers from the University’s sustainability office will spend the next few months sifting through recycling bins across campus to pick out the most common trash items contaminating each bin.
The 74-year-old Virginia resident claims police should not have charged him with disorderly conduct because he did not “threaten a breach of the peace,” according to the complaint filed Feb. 13.
Over the last four years, more than two dozen police officers have been assaulted on the job, with incidents ranging from yelling, spitting and shoving to more severe attacks that land officers in the hospital, according to city and campus records.
GW Law School accepted far more students than its peer schools this year, according to recently released data.
SA leaders have pushed for improvements the the campus alert system, but top administrators say they have to weigh a variety of factors before sending out the messages.
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A 4-percent enrollment drop took a small bite out of the college’s about $100 million budget in part because fewer people nationally are enrolling in graduate programs, especially the humanities.
About half of D.C’s mayoral candidates said they opposed GW’s effort to expand its police authority off-campus at a debate in Foggy Bottom earlier this week.
After GW denied him admission last fall, a Mexican-American man named Eric Flores tried to take the University to court for failing to weigh his race in its decision.
Members of GW’s 19 advisory boards donated about 13 percent of GW’s total fundraising haul last fiscal year, making it one of the largest donor groups.
The grass will help absorb rainwater while shielding the building from sunlight.
University administrators have yet to pick a developer for its 11-story office building along Pennsylvania Avenue, which local business owners say has left them in the lurch.
The master’s degree in experiential education and Jewish cultural arts is the first of its kind nationwide and would be awarded by both Graduate School of Education and Human Development and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
Fossil Free GW is urging the University to pull any investments that make up its $1.38 billion endowment out of companies like ExxonMobil, Shell and BP.