More than 1,000 colleges now prohibit smokers from lighting up in campus spaces, though most administrations, including GW’s, stress that they’re seeking to create a “culture change” through peer education rather than punitive measures.
The University is searching for ways to tame employee health care costs, which shot up 18 percent to $36 million this fiscal year.
Before this year, GW did not specify a statute of limitations, mirroring other universities.
Students hoped that University administrators would reconsider its mandatory health insurance plan, which cost students at least $2,800 a year and was difficult to navigate when problems arose. Two deans overseeing the requirement mandated the plan.
Students could win a year’s worth of free tuition if they pitch a plan that saves or pulls in $1 million for the University annually. The incentive marks an attempt to involve more students in the Innovation Task Force, which conducts a series of brainstorming sessions that will last five years as GW looks to […]
If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decides to seek the Oval Office again, a group of GW professors, alumni and students want her to have a running start. Clinton, whose ambiguous aspirations for office have fueled the Beltway rumor mill, has remained tight-lipped on whether or not she will run for president in 2016. […]
When the new mega residence hall opens along H Street in 2016, student groups will be able to plan events around the breakfast table.
The first employees to focus exclusively on building up GW’s ties with companies and government agencies began working this week to help students get jobs. The Career Center’s three new hires will “go after” employers who do not already post openings through GW by calling up human resources departments and setting up meetings with parents […]
Upperclassmen say they are worried about landing their top residence hall picks next year as GW closes three buildings for construction.
The University is gearing up for a major influx of foreign students over the next decade, investing in online systems and programs that will ease transitions to U.S. customs and academics. The changes come as GW looks to double its foreign student enrollment – a key demographic for the tuition-dependent and globalizing University – over […]