Jerah Cordova

Medical school introduces masters nursing degree

The GW Medical School began offering three programs for master’s in nursing this year to help remedy a nationwide shortage of nurses. “Nursing is not new to the University,” said Jean Johnson, senior associate dean for health sciences programs. “Offering the degree is new.” Leadership and management, clinical research administration and end-of-life care are the […]

Art department to make cuts

A recent internal review of the University’s art department calls to phase out visual communications and printmaking, while strengthening photography and new forms of media. The department of fine arts and art history finalized a report this semester that assesses equipment, personnel and space needs. “This plan has as its goal a review of what […]

Law student drowning ruled accidental

District officials said Tuesday that they ruled the death of GW law student Chris Bartok an accidental drowning, more than two month after his body was found in the Potomac River. A jogger discovered Bartok’s body Dec. 19 in the river, just south of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge. “There was no evidence that somebody pushed […]

Radio celebrates 75 years at GW

WRGW has evolved over the last 75 years from an unorganized group of students to a team of reporters broadcasting a variety of shows on high-tech machinery. Three students founded the Radio Club on Feb. 16, 1929, to explore their fascination with the new mass medium, said graduate student Brett Kaplan, WRGW’s general manager. The […]

GW to give MLK awards

“The potential of Dr. King’s dream is not reached through the individual efforts of a particular group but through the collective effort of the nation, united under the banner of freedom and justice,” junior Isaiah Pickens wrote of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Pickens said he has molded his life around King’s messages […]

Area residents, GW students protest Saudis

Leaders and members of the Jewish community converged at the Saudi Arabian Embassy Wednesday to protest that country’s alleged financial support of terrorists. About 75 people, including several GW students, called on the U.S. to abandon its close relationship with Saudi Arabia. The event was coordinated by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington. “We […]