Lizzie Wozobski

Public Health School recieves largest gift in school history

The RCHN Community Health Foundation announced last week a $2 million gift to the GW Medical Center’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy. This is the largest gift to date to the School of Public Health and Health Services, according to a University press release. “We are deeply grateful for this gift, which will […]

Campus makes dining changes

The spring semester has brought new hours and new dining options to the Mount Vernon campus. The Ames Dining room hours are now Monday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Sunday 10:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. The change in hours was made after evaluating student […]

GW in top 100 global MBA rankings

GW’s Masters in Business Administration program is the 67th best in the world, according to the “Financial Times’” 2007 top full-time global M.B.A. programs report. GW ranked 75th in the 2006 report and 97th in 2005. “Our alumni are making great strides in the corporate world, fulfilling their dreams, testifying to and demonstrating the value […]

GW creates program on Diaspora studies

GW Diaspora, a new research and policy program housed in the Institute for Global and International Studies in the Elliott School of International Affairs, will study groups displaced from their native lands. “Governments and international organizations are beginning to acknowledge diasporas as important political, economic and social actors on the global stage,” said Jennifer Brinkerhoff, […]

SJT continues world tour

Where in the world is Stephen Joel Trachtenberg? It’s another day and another journey for GW’s out-going president. Trachtenberg has embarked on a world-wide tour, meeting with alums, highlighting changes to the University that have taken place over his tenure and raising some money along the way. The president has already made stops in New […]

Middle East expert awarded Welling Visiting Professorship

William Quandt, a Middle East expert at the University of Virginia, has been named the James Clark Welling Visiting Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs. The position, which was created by University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and named in honor of GW’s president from 1871 and 1894, is a two-year term. The mission […]

Business School faculty named research scholars

The School of Business selected five full-time faculty members as their newest Dean’s Research Scholars earlier this month. Each scholar participates in the program for two academic years, receives a $12,500 Crain research stipend, a reduced course load and a $2,500 annual stipend for research-related expenses. A committee comprised of faculty representatives from the nine […]

Vern Express changes route, hours

The Vern Express spring semester schedule has been increased to include departures every 15 minutes until 2 a.m. on the weekends. The shuttles departed every half hour last semester. Mount Vernon officials have also decided to keep the shuttle stop located at 25th and Virginia Avenue, claiming student feedback warranted the decision. The stop provides […]

GW concedes defeat in part-time faculty union case

The University announced Wednesday at about 5 p.m. that it would abandon the appeals process and begin the bargaining process with the part-time faculty union. The news comes less than a week after the D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals denied the University’s appeal and left the administration with two options: bargain with the union or […]

Knapp receives warm welcome from faculty, administrators

Administrators and faculty said they are happy to have a leader with a rich academic background ready to take the reins as GW’s 16th president. Johns Hopkins University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Steven Knapp was selected by GW’s Presidential Search Committee and confirmed by the Board of Trustees as the successor […]