GW’s budget to finance renovation and construction projects has increased by nearly 12 percent for next fiscal year, the Board of Trustees announced Friday.
Before GW’s archaeology students visit Kenya in person, they’re going to see it on their computer screens first.
Experts say that her experience in the city police force in Pittsburgh could help Brackney fill the communication gap between UPD and the Metropolitan Police Department, a problem that has led to dangerous communication errors between the departments in the past.
After an 18-year stint at GW, a professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs is retiring to start what he called the third chapter of his life.
James McFadden didn’t have much time for hobbies, his mother said. He was always too busy helping out anyone who asked.
An associate dean from the Elliott School of International Affairs will take the helm of a newly created international position in the provost’s office, the latest in a series of moves GW has taken to expand its global reach.
D.C.’s historical preservation board approved the designs for the renovation of the Thaddeus Stevens school last month, with the hope of opening the school as soon as 2018.
Even though the Apple CEO’s Commencement address at Sunday’s University-wide Commencement was riddled with references to his tech company, his speech centered on encouraging graduates to do well, do good and find their own “north stars” to guide them through some of life’s hardest questions.
The Board of Trustees approved roughly $182 million for undergraduate students’ financial aid Friday, an increase of about 6.5 percent from last year and part of the largest expansion in financial aid funds the University has signed off on in six years.
Media Credit: Katie Causey | Photo EditorCarmen of Carmen Y Sus Delicias chefs prepare traditional Peruvian food at the 17th annual Food Festival of the Americas, hosted by the Organization of American States.
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Ever since the former D.C. mayor left office in January, Gray has kept a low profile, concentrating on his personal life and fixing up his house, which is in the Hillcrest neighborhood in Ward 7. But now he is beginning to return to the public spotlight, dispensing advice to those seeking it on politics, leadership and even public school reforms.
Professors can now apply to receive funding from the University’s Career Services, a program created by a massive donation by a trustee to the center.
After making serious strides toward reaching its goal of $1 billion, donations to GW’s largest-ever fundraising campaign have grown by $25 million since February, now up to a $740 million total.
GW’s partnership with a Saudi university for a doctoral program on educational leadership is just the latest in the University’s global connections.
The change will give more information about specific incidents and punishments – like what occurred if an organization hazed its members or hosted a party that was not registered through the University – which Greek life leaders say will give a better sense of what happens on campus.
Alumni who are included in Commencement weekend events say they are glad to reconnect reconnect with their alma mater and it prompts them to help the new class of graduates hunt for jobs. And in the middle of the University’s $1 billion campaign, it could also be a time for them to make donations to the University.
The University restricted access to the terrace on the sixth floor of Duques Hall because of continued smoking there, University spokesman Kurtis Hiatt said. He said officials initially tried placing signs warning that the terrace would be closed if students continued smoking there.
Media Credit: Sam Hardgrove | Hatchet Staff PhotographerThousands of visitors and D.C. residents watched vintage planes from World War II fly over the National Mall on Friday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in Europe.
Neighborhood leaders are upset that the modification of GW’s campus plan won’t represent the number of students actually on campus and they fear it could lead GW to change it in the next round of campus planning.
Enrolling in GW is no longer a requirement to take a course in the Graduate School of Political Management.
The number of people moving out of the D.C. metropolitan area is larger than the number of people moving here from other states, the first time this has occurred in the last four years of available data.
The first female engineering student to graduate from GW died last month, leaving behind a legacy that inspired other female engineers to follow in her footsteps.
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After a year-long conversation about whether to make counseling sessions free, officials are instead stretching UCC’s budget to support students in as many ways as they can.
The institute, which launched in 2003 and rechartered in 2009, created an online training program on Thursday, which offers anyone the opportunity to take a free 20-hour program to explain how to be an effective caregiver, often called a patient navigator, for someone with cancer.