Danielle Telson

University remembers graduate student

Faculty, friends and members of the community gathered Thursday evening to remember Patrick David Casey, a 33-year-old graduate student described as heartfelt, spirited and insightful. More than 50 people attended the memorial held in Veteran’s Park at 22nd and G streets and said that even in his short time at GW, Casey made a lasting […]

Dean hopes new public health building with unify school

Demolition of the Warwick Memorial Building will begin next semester to make way for a School of Public Health and Health Services’ academic building. The $75 million public health building will be the first centralized home for the 14-year-old school. School of Public Health and Health Services Dean Lynn Goldman said the building’s impending construction […]

Rodents scurry into residence halls

FIXit has received about 22 rodent complaints across different residence halls this fall. A University official said they were unable to provide a list of the affected residence halls by the time of publication. To stem potential infestations, Facilities Services officials cleaned behind appliances and blocked openings in walls in all buildings across campus to […]

Designs for library, fire station presented to local residents

The developer for the West End Library and Engine 1 fire station discussed design plans for the two properties Monday night at a West End Library Friends meeting. Eastbanc presented and explained the proposed features, which call for the West End Library complex to house the library, retail space, a coffee shop, a parking lot […]

Area group seeks park adoption renewal

A community business group hopes to renew a contract with D.C. Parks and Recreation to continue the upkeep of a park in the West End neighborhood. The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, a nonprofit corporation made up of local property owners, is awaiting a letter of support from the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory […]

Lisner renovations will not fix handicap accessibility issues

Historic Lisner Auditorium will undergo continued renovations this summer, but the 68-year-old building will not be updated with handicap-accessible entrances. The auditorium, located at 730 21st St., has remained in use for professional and student performances during the construction that started last fall, but University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said further modifications will not address accessibility […]

Ames Hall renovation moves forward

A major project under the Mount Vernon Campus Plan is on schedule to be complete before the end of 2011, a University spokeswoman said this week. Partial demolition of Ames Hall – the former center for student life on the Vern – was ongoing last semester, but last week a crane was brought to the […]

Unversity of the District of Columbia mulls high school partnership

An area university is looking to launch an educational partnership with D.C. public high schools, a proposal modeled after the program between GW and the School Without Walls. The University of the District of Columbia announced last month the proposal for an early college program similar to GW’s. Students at the School Without Walls – […]

Students walk to raise awareness for AIDS

In an effort to gain awareness of the thousands of people living with AIDS in the District, a group of about 40 GW students joined thousands of others to participate in the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Washington Saturday morning near the National Mall. The walk raised more than $700,000 for the Whitman-Walker Clinic, a local […]