Kristen Barnes

Local CVS, Walgreens apply to sell alcohol

The District’s alcohol board is reviewing applications for two local pharmacies to sell beer and wine. The CVS and Walgreens stores along Connecticut Avenue are applying for “Class B” liquor licenses from the city’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. The stores would have to set aside 50 percent – or at least 6,000 square feet – […]

Academic changes for engineering Ph.D. students puts focus on research

An academic overhaul for Ph.D. students in the School of Engineering and Applied Science will take shape next fall, which is intended to improve students’ research prowess by freeing up time for them to work in labs. After two years of planning, departments in the engineering school are now working to implement a new curriculum […]