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Crime log

by Robin Eberhardt | News Editor

Unlawful possession of alcohol/ Drug law violation

Researcher develops method to test drugs using light

by Lillianna Byington | Contributing News Editor

A GW researcher is using light to test heart cells and rule out potentially dangerous drugs in the early stages of development.

Research revenue rises in engineering school

by Avery Anapol | Assistant News Editor

Federal subsidies from research grants at the engineering school are expected to bring in $3 million this fiscal year.

Operating budget to hit $1 billion next fiscal year

by Avery Anapol | Assistant News Editor

The University’s operating budget will reach $1 billion next fiscal year, the Board of Trustees voted Friday.

No updates on climate survey, sexual assault prevention committee

by Lillianna Byington | Contributing News Editor

About seven months after officials distributed GW’s campus climate survey to students, there are no updates on the results of the sexual assault survey.

Officials hire new leader with University-wide focus on diversity

by Sera Royal | Assistant News Editor

After eight months, officials hired Caroline Laguerre-Brown to take over as the new vice provost for diversity, equity and community engagement on August 1.

Booker calls for graduates to remember the details and 'stay faithful'

by Andrew Goudsward and Sera Royal | Assistant News Editors

In his commencement address Sunday, Cory Booker told graduates that in their drive to make significant change, they should never forget who they are.

Tourist spending in D.C. reaches record $7.1 billion

by Robin Eberhardt | News Editor

Tourists in D.C. spent a record amount of money while visiting the city last year.

Engineering school officials begin to develop new strategic plan

by Justine Coleman | Hatchet Staff Writer

David Dolling, the dean of SEAS said faculty and staff have been working on the new strategic plan for about four months, and are ready to start writing the it.

Officials add position to focus on keeping students at GW

by Andrew Goudsward | Assistant News Editor

Officials are searching for a director of retention to lead the effort to keep students at GW and ensure they graduate within six years.

Three years in, officials tout strategic plan successes

by Sera Royal | Assistant News Editor

Interim Provost Forrest Maltzman gave a report on the progress of the University’s strategic plan, at Friday's Board of Trustees meeting.

High turnover plagues business school advising office

by Avery Anapol | Assistant News Editor

Eleven staff members in the business school’s advising center have left the office over the past 14 months, according to archives of the center’s website.

UPD chief prioritizes professional development

by Robin Eberhardt | News Editor

UPD Chief RaShall Brackney said in an email that professional development within UPD is one of the priorities of the department.

Financial aid pool grows to support rising enrollment, student need

by Andrew Goudsward | Assistant News Editor

The Board of Trustees approved more than $275 million in total financial aid Friday, an increase of more than 5 percent over last year.