Justin Steinkamp

Researchers map new gene

GW medical researchers mapped a new gene called BP1 last month that has been linked to leukemia and may contribute to breast cancer. The findings, published in the science journal Gene, will lead to further research and possible long-term treatments, University medical staff members said. If extra BP1 is proven to cause breast cancer, doctors […]

Water dampens Webmail

The University shut down Webmail, research computer systems, GWeb registration functions and other computer networks after water flooded the basement of the Academic Center Friday morning. All systems were back online at 10:07 a.m. Sunday morning. A sewage backup started in Smith Hall of the Academic Center, causing water to rush into the B1 and […]

Muslims protest embargo

Students from five D.C.-area universities listened to a Persian Gulf War veteran, sat in silence together and quietly launched a post-card campaign against U.S. sanctions in Iraq during an hour of silence Saturday in Kogan Plaza. Ten organizations, including GW’s Arab Student Association and Muslim Students Associations from Georgetown, American, Howard and George Mason universities, […]

Ambassador discusses U.S.-Spain relations

The Spanish ambassador to the United States, Antonio Oyarz?bal, discussed “A Century of Relations Between Spain and the United States” with a packed audience in the Marvin Center ballroom Thursday. The lecture was part of the Program Board’s Ambassador Lecture Series. Oyarz?bal talked about the social effects of Spain’s decreasing influence at the turn of […]