Media Credit: Cameron Lancaster | Photo EditorSophomore Christian Yip flips burgers Wednesday during the Buff Out tailgate in G Street Park across from the Smith Center. The men's basketball team defeated Rutgers 93-87, marking the team's seventh win of the season and drawing bigger crowds to games.
Events at GW this week.
The University’s plan charges students about $227 a month – about 41 percent more than average plans in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Administrators presented a total of six ideas Tuesday at a meeting of the Innovation Task Force, a four-year-old program that executes cost-cutting and revenue-boosting projects across GW.
Admissions representatives visited students and high school counselors in 14 Latin American countries this fall out of a total of 33 international destinations. The pivot to Latin America follows the explosive growth of GW’s Chinese student population.
A Student Association committee is pushing for more academic departments to publicize course evaluations this year.
More students have accused Greek life chapters of hazing this fall, which administrators say is the result of GW’s efforts to encourage students to come forward about violations. The University has investigated at least three chapters for hazing since August, and one is facing formal charges from its national organization.
Jean Johnson has become one of GW's most widely praised deans since she helped found the school four nearly four years ago.
The University’s top governing body will look to fill seats with prominent Asian leaders this year, an attempt to match the makeup of trustees with an increasingly international student population.
Highlights from the University's crime log.
As a federal investigation tears apart his scandal-ridden 2010 campaign effort, and after shaking up a field of 10 candidates who have spent months campaigning, Vincent Gray is leaning on a longtime political expert to run a clean race the second time around.
The second-in-command of GW’s parent services office is suing the University for allegedly violating federal labor laws by failing to pay her outstanding overtime wages.
Highlights from the University's crime log.
The International Services Office will start using a new software system this year to speed up the process for international students to get their visas.
Chapter president Colin O’Brien said Friday that the fraternity’s national organization is working with GW to investigate the alleged violations. GW informed the chapter about the allegations Thursday night, O’Brien said.
UPD Chief Kevin Hay said GW’s “reputation for barring people from campus has spread.”
The law school's interim dean has remained one of the school's most popular faculty members as he has steered the school over the last year.
Miriam's Kitchen will launch a city-wide advocacy campaign in January to build up support for permanent housing solutions, not just day-to-day help, for many of the 3,500 who visit its soup kitchen each year and have been homeless for years.
Student leaders are calling for clearer communication from the University’s dining services this week after the largest campus group accidentally doubled its catering costs for a yearly event.
GW's academic leaders have outlined ways for tenure-track faculty to document how they are successful as teachers.
GW’s top security official admitted Friday that police mishandled two separate reports of men with guns on campus this month, revealing what officers describe as flawed communication with city police.
Veterans can struggle to translate experiences in the military into points employers look for.
GW decided to no longer count an estimated $25 million worth of projects from the Innovation Task Force this semester because their dollar-earning potential was unrealistic. The new projections soften the ITF's rapid success that administrators have trumpeted in front of faculty, deans and the Board of Trustees over the past year.
Events occurring at GW this week.
A team of researchers led by a GW professor made a big discovery: a 2,700-year old cellar that held the equivalent of 3,000 bottles of wine.
As GW searches over the next year for a new University Counseling Center location, the head of that office said Thursday that the new spot must strike a balance between accessibility and anonymity.
The attorney for 24-year-old Rahul Gupta told a Maryland courtroom last week that the Oct. 13 stabbing was a “hot-blooded response to some type of provocation” rather than an intentional attack. Four criminal defense attorneys said the court may favor a manslaughter plea over a murder charge.
GW’s largest residence hall for graduate students, the Hall on Virginia Avenue, will also open to professors after a two-year renovation project estimated to cost about $35 million.
On top of helping to serve meals and run job trainings for some of Columbia Heights’ poorest residents each week, senior Max Steininger also coordinates student volunteers.