Jasmine Baker

Civil War project links scholars, artists with Arena Stage

The University will partner with one of D.C.’s flagship theaters to explore the artistic and academic meaning of the Civil War on its 150th anniversary. The National Civil War Project will link GW with Arena Stage to create courses, seminars and a dozen Civil War productions over the next three years to examine modern and […]

Duckworth to host veterans with Knapp

Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., an alumna who has risen from wounded Iraq War soldier to newly inducted congresswoman, will join University President Steven Knapp to honor veterans Sunday. The ceremony at the F Street House, Knapp’s on-campus residence, will also include student veterans and prominent alumni with military experience to celebrate the armed forces on […]

Campus tours add dose of academics

Campus tours next month will start talking up teaching methods and classroom technology over residence halls and dining options to prospective students. The STAR tour program will emphasize GW’s academics more than ever to campus visitors, part of the Office of Admissions’ efforts to align itself with the University’s rebranding campaign and 10-year strategic plan […]

GW unfazed by wider tuition trends

Nearly one-fifth of private universities fear a decrease in net tuition revenue as students opt to attend lower-cost public colleges, a report released by a top financial rating agency found this month. But Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said GW is not anticipating a drop in net tuition revenue – which counts tuition […]

Lock upgrade goes largely unnoticed in City Hall

A lock system upgrade was performed in the upperclassman residence hall City Hall last week, a change that triggered some residents’ key cards to deactivate. “An upgrade was performed to existing locks used in City Hall at the request of the lock manufacturer,” University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said. The upgrade, which took about five minutes […]

Adopt-a-doc program seeks to expand personalized aid

Dr. Russell Libby was born in the GW Hospital, raised in the District and attended the School of Medical and Health Sciences. Since graduating in 1979, he has wanted to feel more connected to his alma mater. Looking for a way to give back to the University that defined his academic career, Libby and his […]