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Analysis: SEAS leads in hiring percentage

Over the past three years, the School of Engineering and Applied Science has hired 24 new faculty members, amounting to one-third of the full-time faculty members in SEAS, according to data given to The GW Hatchet by the Office of the Provost. University President Steven Knapp has long-hoped GW will become a premier research institution. […]

Deciphering GWorld 2.0

The key to your residence hall and Colonial Cash account underwent a few changes this summer. Check out the new features below: Larger photos allow for easier identification of each card holder. Holograms make it harder to create duplicates of a GWorld card, providing authenticity and increasing campus safety. Randomly generated card number provides security […]

In challenge, GW recycles less than ’09

Despite continuing efforts to make the University more environmentally friendly, the University saw a 6 percent decline in per-person recycling compared to 2009 during a 10-week nationwide recycling program this semester. GW joined 600 universities and colleges participating in RecycleMania from January 17 to March 27. The 10-week recycling competition, which is sponsored by the […]

Dancers dazzle at 17th annual Bhangra Blowout

Eight Indian dance teams from across the country brought the D.A.R. Constitution Hall stage to life Saturday night at the Bhangra Blowout competition hosted by GW’s South Asian Society. This year marked the 17th anniversary of the competition, which has grown to be one of the largest intercollegiate Bhangra competitions in the country. Bhangra is […]

Christian groups host “Easter in the Yard”

Web Exclusive About 200 people attended a warm, sunny Easter in the Yard celebration Saturday afternoon, an event the Campus Ministry Association organized to emphasize the spiritual meaning of Easter. For many people, the Easter holiday triggers a nostalgic feeling of childhood surrounded by a celebrate with bunnies, chocolate, eggs and baskets in a variety […]

Nationally, engineering majors get highest starting salaries

Engineering majors account for eight of the top 10 highest paid degrees, the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ winter 2010 salary survey found. After reviewing job offer data from students at 200 colleges and universities, the association concluded majors in various engineering disciplines, computer science and information sciences and systems are among the best-paid. […]

Professor outlines ‘hot decisions’ at lecture series event

Web Exclusive Professor Nils Olsen spoke to about 70 students about the psychology behind decision-making in a lecture Tuesday evening in the Marvin Center Amphitheatre. “Hot decisions” – the title of the lecture – refers to irrational decision making that people naturally gravitate toward without considering all options he said. “We have our head telling […]

Mr. and Miss GW crowned at homecoming game

A longtime couple – senior Nicholas Sampogna and junior Eden Sutley – were crowned Mr. and Miss GW for their Colonial spirit at the homecoming basketball game Saturday. The 2010 Mr. and Miss GW, who have been dating for more than two years, were announced during the homecoming game where the men’s basketball team ultimately […]

Get creative with dates in the District

Single You’re in luck if you’re single right now, because D.C. happens to be rated in the top five among the Best Cities for Singles, according to Forbes Magazine, and the city with the most attractive residents, according to The Daily Beast. If you’re single and ready to mingle, then get ready to kick off […]

Alumna recounts interning for Clinton White House

A GW alumna opened up last Wednesday about her book titled “Government Girl,” which recounts her experiences being young and female while interning in the Clinton White House. About 25 people attended the book signing in the Marvin Center with Stacy Parker Aab, who talked about her fond memories at the University, including staying in […]