Danielle Solinski

2011 Commencement speakers

University-wide Commencement Speaker New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will give the keynote address at this year’s University-wide Commencement ceremony. Bloomberg has pushed for crime reduction, education reforms and other initiatives in the city over the past decade since his election in 2001. Noted for his philanthropy, Bloomberg will receive an honorary doctorate for public […]

University announces more Commencement speakers

Representatives from NASA, local educators and business moguls will respectively headline seven graduation ceremonies in May. The Elliott School of International Affairs will host NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, who received her master’s degree at GW. “We are proud and honored to host Elliott School alumna Lori Garver as the school’s celebration speaker,” Elliott School […]

Medical school is second most selective

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences was named the second most selective medical school in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, an accolade medical school administrators attribute to strengthened research programs at the school. SMHS was named the second most competitive medical school in the country after accepting only 3.1 percent of […]

Law, medical school speakers announced

A former treasury secretary and the co-founder of a medical charity will speak at the GW Law School and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences graduation ceremonies this May. John William Snow, who graduated from the GW Law School in 1967, served as the 73rd U.S. secretary of the treasury from 2003 to 2006 […]

Medical Center to begin second phase of reorganization

The GW Medical Center will adopt a new management structure by early summer geared toward streamlining academic and professional functions of the body that oversees medicine at the University, part of the second phase of a broad reorganization of the Medical Center. For the past 11 months, the Medical Center has undergone a review by […]

GWSB to expand sustainability courses

Students with an interest in both business and sustainability will see more course options, as part of an initiative to broaden GW’s academic approach to the study of environmental issues. GW School of Business Dean Doug Guthrie said the business school is coordinating with the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Columbian College […]

GW sees rise in admissions visitors

The Office of Admissions saw a more than 6 percent rise in the number of visitors touring campus over the last year, a trend a University administrator credits to the relocation of the Admissions Welcome Center to a more central spot. The admissions office received approximately 38,000 visitors during the 2010-11 academic year, with the […]

Study shows medical professionals write inappropriate tweets

Three percent of the tweets composed by self-identified medical practitioners are unprofessional and may violate privacy laws, a recent study conducted by a professor at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences found. Types of unprofessional behavior identified in the tweets included profanity, sexually explicit material, discriminatory statements, potential patient privacy violations and possible conflicts […]