Eric Thibault

GW offers global communications degree

A new global communications masters program the University will offer for the first time next fall is likely to generate more than $2 million over the next five years, according to a report presented to the Board of Trustees. The report states that developers designed the masters program after recognizing that communications are essential to […]

Upon graduation, health care changes

Graduating seniors think a lot about their future – where to live, what type of job to get, whether they want to consider attending graduate school. One aspect of the future graduating seniors do not think about is healthcare. The need for affordable and or universal healthcare is an important issue in the Democratic presidential […]

GSEHD receives $600,000 grant for math and science study

Web Extra The Graduate School of Education and Human Development received a $600,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop the math and science aspects of English Language Learner programs in California and New York. “Math and English are gate keeper courses that are necessary for everyone to succeed,” said Charlene Rivera, […]

Business School goes green, gets rank

Web Extra The Aspen Institute ranked GW’s School of Business 13th on its list of schools that effectively integrate social and environmental stewardship into their curricula and research. “For the last seven or eight years we have been offering these courses and traditionally ranked very high,” said Prabir Bagchi, senior associate dean in the School […]

SEAS seeks more funding

The School of Engineering and Applied Science needs new facilities so that it can attract more students and cover its overhead costs, according to a year-long review released last week. “One of our top priorities and major finding of the commission was that a new science and education complex would increase enrollment by attracting more […]

GW expands service-learning reach

Web Extra Integrating community service into the classroom has expanded at GW recently, coming only months after a report suggested GW make service-learning a more central part of its curriculum. “Service and service-learning are becoming more and more common, introducing GW students to the concept of civic responsibility even before they start their college careers,” […]

Campaign manager discusses her Latina heritage

Patti Solis Doyle, campaign manager for Sen. Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign told about 150 students that she is honored to work with the New York Democrat as the first Latina to run a presidential campaign during a speech in the Elliott School Tuesday. “I come from a family where my father completed third grade and […]

Students tackle immigration

More than 40 students discussed why immigration is viewed as a problem in the United States and how this “problem” can be solved during Monday’s R.E.A.L Conversation discussion. In “Justice or Just Us? The Immigration Question,” students addressed and attacked the plethora of methods suggested by legislators for reducing immigration. Participants also offered their own […]

Latino culture celebrated

Social activist Felipe Luciano called on the Latino community to embrace other people of color and move forward together during the Latino Heritage Celebration’s keynote address. “Latinos, you have a mission in this world,” he told the crowd at Betts Theater last week. “You are the future of the world and yet we run away […]