Liza Dee

Law school receives $1 million gift for aid

The GW Law School is redoubling efforts to support student financial aid through fundraising instead of tuition dollars by courting alumni and donors, starting with a $1-million gift from a Board of Trustees member. James Humphreys, who graduated from the law school in 1979 and joined GW’s Board of Trustees in 2006, has asked that […]

Anthropology researcher searches for slave-era shipwreck

Anthropology professor Stephen Lubkemann thinks his planned trek into the sea will soon help shape the understanding of one of the ugliest aspects of human history: the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Lubkemann has spent two years pinpointing the site of a shipwreck near Cape Town, South Africa that killed more than 200 slaves being transported between […]

Administrator takes on broader role to improve student services

After a dozen years working to improve financial services and veterans affairs at the University, a former housing director stepped into a new role last week focusing on student life. As assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, Andrew Sonn will oversee parent services, international initiatives, veterans affairs and other activities to assess […]

Freedman remembered as ‘hard act to follow,’ in move to UMD

Since he was young, Michael Freedman had a passion for broadcasting. He began listening to a transistor radio under his pillow as a boy and rose to the rank of award-winning executive producer at CBS radio. Now as a professor, he watches journalists – and journalism itself – develop. After 16 years of faculty and […]