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Writing center adds hours

The University Writing Center will offer summer hours this year for the first time in response to more students expressing interest in receiving guidance during summer sessions. Student inquiries for appointments last summer sparked a discussion within the University Writing Program about the possibility of summer hours, due to the fact that students take University […]

Congresswomen discuss the role of women in politics

Correction appended The College Republicans hosted Reps. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., and Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., Thursday to celebrate the rise of conservative women in Congress, though the duo discussed the barriers women still have to break to gain access to the political process. The congresswomen discussed the role of conservative women in their party’s base during […]

GW adds anthropology Ph.D.

The Anthropology Department will begin accepting applications for a new Ph.D. program in the fall, expanding the discipline’s scope as other universities’ anthropology departments face cutbacks. Richard Grinker, a professor of anthropology and international affairs who will develop the doctorate program, said threats to programs at other colleges makes the addition of a Ph.D. program […]

Kalb, Sawyer discuss women in media

ABC’s “World News” anchor Diane Sawyer reflected on her career as a pioneering female journalist and discussed the future of broadcast journalism at Tuesday’s installment of “The Kalb Report.” Recalling her own initiation rite into elite journalism, Sawyer shared her experiences as the first female anchor of the award-winning CBS program “60 Minutes.” “I knew […]

GW study shows link between autism and testosterone

A gene linked to autism is sensitive to the male sex hormone testosterone, providing a clue as to why the disease affects males at much higher rates than females, a GW study found. With no current cure for autism, the University spearheaded a multi-department research initiative beginning this past fall to better understand the brain […]