Aliya Karim

Master’s links arts, Judaism

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences will launch a first-of-its-kind master’s program in Jewish cultural arts next fall. The program will combine existing arts administration and Judaic studies. “GW’s initiative is not only the first to combine the two disciplines, but is also distinctive in its emphasis on Jewish culture in all of its […]

Online high school enrollment swells

The University’s online high school enrolled 76 students this semester, a dramatic increase compared to its inaugural class of 16 last spring. Barbara Brueggemann, head of the online school targeted at high-achieving students, said the students expected to start class Tuesday are from “all over the world and the states.” “They’re learning and building communities […]

University reduces emissions by 3 percent

The University reduced its net carbon emissions by nearly 3 percent over one year, making headway in its long-term goal of carbon neutrality. Through the Climate Action Plan – GW’s concrete roadmap to reach carbon neutrality by 2040 – the University has been focusing primarily on climate change and carbon emissions, Sophie Waskow, the stakeholder […]

Political candidates up their social networking

Social networking usage by political candidates increased over the midterm election cycle, with candidates reaching out to voters through Twitter and Facebook, a group of experts on social media said during a panel discussion in the Jack Morton Auditorium Monday. But despite the increased use of these social networking tools, all five of the event’s […]