GW employees gave 42 percent more to Republican presidential candidates this election cycle than they did four years ago – but President Barack Obama still pocketed five times as much. Republicans picked up $25,623 from donors who listed GW as their employer, mostly toward Mitt Romney’s campaign. That figure is also the most of all […]
The student and faculty gender gap in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is narrowing, as the college works to become an outlier in a field where women are vastly underrepresented. In a year when the engineering school took its largest freshman class ever, the undergraduate female population grew to 39 percent, a 3 […]
GW is offering cash incentives for professors to build courses to prop up the new sustainability minor. Six professors picked up grants last spring, totaling $15,000 and leading to six new courses in the University’s first cross-disciplinary undergraduate program. Professors can use the funds to buy books, attend conferences or purchase materials like videos for […]
The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is designing six new courses for its LGBT and sexuality studies minor, as the two-year-old program tries to gain momentum and eventually build up a major. Though only six Columbian College students have declared minors in LGBT and sexuality studies, the program’s leader Dan Moshenberg said faculty are […]
Gayle Wald wants to ensure an understudied emblem of the black power music era is not forgotten. The English department chair will chronicle the cultural history of the 1960s public television show “SOUL!,” after earning a coveted Guggenheim Fellowship Award in folklore and popular culture April 13. “There’s something to be said about preservation. If […]
The dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development spoke out Wednesday against proposed Department of Education standards.
Senior Joe Mancinik has attended plenty of writing workshops to help fulfill his dream of becoming a novelist. But it wasn’t until last year, when the former Navy service member attended a seminar in D.C. for fellow veterans, that his past and future clicked. The University Writing Program will encourage more veterans to share their […]