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Media Credit: Nicole Radivilov | Hatchet Staff PhotographerMembers of the Pi Beta Phi sorority participate in the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity's tenth annual Fireman's Challenge, a philanthropic event.
A majority of the 300 groups that applied for a slice of the Student Association’s $900,000 pool will receive more cash next year, the result of an overall budget upswing that will mean bigger programming across campus.
The Student Association finance committee slashed the MBA Association’s budget by 21.6 percent this year after the organization used its funding last year to purchase Google Glass for its members.
Administrators defended GW’s counseling services Friday after the parents of newly admitted students used the bulk of an hour-long session to ask about the recent string of suicides on campus.
Media Credit: Elise Apelian | Senior Staff PhotographerAssistant philosophy professor Mark Ralkowski teaches "Heidegger's Being and Time" to honors students. The University Honors Program is looking to pair each freshman with an upperclassman mentor as part of programming overhaul to strengthen ties among students in the bi-campus program.On many afternoons in the University Honors Program townhouse this past year, students have watched marathons of "The West Wing", studied alongside their professors and spent hours talking with their advisers about course schedules, careers and life.
John Hofmeister, the former chief executive of Shell Oil, stands out from the pile of C.V.s that list advanced degrees and research published in peer-reviewed journals. Hiring a former CEO poses a risk at a University where faculty have resisted top-down leadership styles.
Monday, April 21
Panos Kouvelis, 52, has spent nearly two decades teaching at the Olin Business School, which is ranked No. 22 by U.S. News & World Report.
For the first time this year, the committee decided each organization's budget based on specific funding requests – which means a clearer picture of where student fees are going.
Since the incident that killed Pacanins on April 11, the city has stationed officers on street corners and installed temporary lights.
Both the CDs and the Organization of Latino American Students earned some money back after leaders appealed the decisions last week. But the groups still lost a combined $24,000, likely forcing the groups to cut back on programming for their thousands of members.
The Faculty Senate will vote next month to protect freedom of speech for the growing number of professors who teach online courses or conduct research at GW, permitting them to speak out about even the most controversial ideas.
A former oil executive and the dean of a rising New York business school are two of the five finalists the lead the GW School of Business deanship.
The launch date for the University’s largest-ever fundraising campaign could still be a year away, hinting at a slower-than-expected pace of donations to hoist academics, research and construction over the next decade.
University officials again laid out a plan for GW police to patrol beyond campus borders at a neighborhood meeting Wednesday, renewing a contentious fight that had lost steam across the city over the last year.
More than 100 family members, close friends and fraternity brothers in Tau Kappa Epsilon packed the Newman Center chapel to honor Carlos Pacanins Tuesday, who died after being struck by a car in College Park, Md. last weekend.
Marwan Sulaiman left Iraq in 2007 to make sure he had a safe passage to school every day.
Media Credit: Nicole RadivilovAaron Carter, whose songs "I Want Candy" and "Aaron's Party" became anthems of the early 2000s, performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday. The parade stretched about 10 blocks along Constitution Avenue and drew thousands of spectators.
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Leaders in the Panhellenic Association are teaching members how to recognize signs of suicide and depression in the wake of three student deaths this year.
GW will use the 10-page survey on sexual harassment, stalking and dating violence to help mold resources for victims of those crimes. The effort to better understand sexual crimes on campus is part of GW’s recent campaign to encourage students to come forward about sexual assault and prevent future incidents.
GW will rely on new online degree programs to make up for the loss of tuition revenue from fewer students seeking graduate degrees.
The Charles Koch Foundation donated more than $100,000 to support research fellowships in the GW School of Business and to the University's policy center in 2012, marking one of the largest donations to a university that the billionaire-backed organization gave that year.
Big questions remain in GW's negotiations with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its design college as talks between the schools are delayed until April.
Counseling will become a permanent fixture of the Mount Vernon Campus next fall, officials announced Monday, as part of an effort to bolster mental health services for a campus where three students have died in three months.
It took months for junior Silvia Zenteno to feel comfortable talking about her rape and she never reported it to police, but this winter she spoke in front of the D.C. Council to advocate for a sweeping sexual assault bill in the hopes that a fear of MPD will no longer keep victims from reporting their attacks.
The task force created this year to revise the faculty code will disband this spring, creating working groups to create resolutions about topics like reshaping tenure policies and dean searches over the next year.