Jenny Avallon

Transfer rate similar to peer schools

For many students, GW is the place to be. The location, programs and opportunities draw students from across the world to the University, and students often say their time at GW was a great experience. Many, but not all. Roughly 9 percent of students choose to leave GW after their freshman year, according to data […]

Sesno launches activism contest

GW professor and CNN special correspondent Frank Sesno has launched a campaign to build the debate on energy, climate and sustainability through a new television-Internet hybrid expected to air nationally this spring. Planet Forward, which began its partnership with GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs in the fall, will combine television and the Internet […]

Dance team ranks third in nation

The GW women’s dance team, the First Ladies, will take the stage at the national dance championship next month in Florida ranked third in the nation – their highest preseason ranking ever. The team performs at the Smith Center during basketball games, but team members said placing at the Universal Dance Association’s national championship – […]

Loss dampens GOP event

It was a somber ending to a spirited evening at the Republican National Committee’s election night event at the Capital Hilton on Tuesday. Supporters of Sen. John McCain at the RNC fell silent near 11 p.m. as they watched months of hard work disappear when Barack Obama was projected to be the country’s next president. […]