Lindsey Hartmann

Trachtenberg scholarships handed out to nine D.C. high schoolers

GW awarded nine D.C. public high school seniors full scholarships to attend the University beginning next year. The Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship program has provided full scholarships, including funds for room and board and book expenses, for 93 D.C. public school seniors during the last 18 years. Three of the nine recipients receiving the offer […]

MLB executives elected into B-school Hall of Fame

Three big shots from the big leagues paid a visit to their alma mater Tuesday afternoon. Three Major League Baseball franchise officials – all of whom graduated from GW over the past 60 years – participated in a panel discussion after being inducted into the GW School of Business Sports Executives Hall of Fame in […]

GW Profs to discuss their work with FB community members

Professors are reaching out to Foggy Bottom and D.C. residents through the Faculty Senate’s University and Urban Affairs Committee by organizing a community speaker series. The speaker series takes place at St. Mary’s Court, a retirement community next to New Hall on 24th Street. The committee also arranges for classes to perform curriculum-related services for […]

Johnny Rockets to open in February

The Johnny Rockets set to open in the Shops at 2000 Penn should be ready for business in February 2007, restaurant officials said. The California-based company plans to open its fourth D.C. location in part of the space formerly occupied by the Gap on 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The 1950s diner-style chain decided to […]

Greek Briefs

Tau Kappa Epsilon member wins national award Recent graduate Jordan Schwartz is this year’s recipient of the Reagan Leadership Award, a nation-wide honor for outstanding scholarship and leadership given to one member of a Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity each spring. Schwartz applied for this award in early May and was notified the day before Commencement […]

Southeast hospital may contract GW

GW Hospital may take over the day-to-day operations of the emergency room at Greater Southeast Community Hospital – D.C.’s only full-service hospital east of the Anacostia River – if the two groups develop a contract, which is in the early stages of discussion. Robert Shesser, GW Hospital’s chair of emergency medicine, said the contract would […]

WEB EXTRA: Georgetown servers breached, GW says ours are secure

An intruder gaining access to confidential information on a Georgetown University server has led to a Secret Service investigation, but technology officials here said students shouldn’t be worried that GW’s servers are prone to attacks as well. In early March, Georgetown announced that that the Secret Service is investigating an attack on a server containing […]

GW receives $4.7 million grant from Homeland Security

GW will spend the next two years training first responders in the event of a terrorist attack after receiving a $4.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. GW was one of 267 institutions and organizations vying for a share of the $30 million in the 2005 budget for the Department of Homeland […]