Marie Horrigan

SBPM student wins $10,000 MBA award

Brad Keare, a second-year MBA student at the School of Business and Public Management, won this year’s $10,000 Bernard J. Nees/Washington Mutual Investors Fund Award. Keare will receive the award at the SBPM graduation ceremony May 20, 2000. The department of finance holds the award competition annually. To be eligible, a student must be in […]

Alumnae celebrate start of construction

An official groundbreaking ceremony initiated the first phase of Mount Vernon campus construction Tuesday as Mount Vernon alumnae, area residents and members of the GW community participated in the event. This is a great day for me, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said. This (campus) could easily have ended up a housing unit . (or) […]

Students form campus group to address hate crimes

GW student groups hosted United Against Hate, a forum featuring several community leaders, to focus on preventative measures and solutions to the problem of hate crimes Tuesday. The idea of hate violence – to be selected out for violence for who you are – in the year 2000 is outrageous, said Michael Leiberman, legal counsel […]

GW experiences computer glitches

GW computer systems recently experienced significant slow-downs and network problems because of an exponential growth in e-mail use on campus, according to Guy Jones, director of Technology at Networking Information Technology. In recent weeks problems with GWIS have increased, putting more demand on a system that has been strained in recent years. Webmail is always […]

MVC looks to solve recycling problem

Mount Vernon College Executive Dean Grae Baxter discovered trash on her front steps for the past few weeks, after making an offhand comment that if a lack of recycling on the campus was upsetting students, they could leave their recyclable materials with her. Mount Vernon freshman Jan Stucke leaves bags of garbage on Baxter’s front […]

GW professor elected to prestigious post

The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected GW law professor Thomas Buergenthal to the International Court of Justice March 3. The International Court of Justice, which is comprised of 15 judges who serve nine-year terms, has a two-fold purpose: it settles legal disputes submitted by countries and serves as an advisory body […]

ESIA lecture series addresses foreign policy challenges

Former congressman Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.) addressed challenges to American leadership in the 21st century with GW students, diplomats and members of the foreign service community in the Stuart Hall Lounge Thursday night. The lecture, sponsored by the Elliott School of International Affairs, was the second in a three-part lecture series featuring Hamilton. He discussed what […]

`Are you some sort of (gulp) feminist?’

It has been four years since GW acquired Mount Vernon College. Since then, GW has been integrating the Foggy Bottom campus with the Mount Vernon campus. But relations between the two campuses are sometimes strained. Residents say logistical problems of bringing the two distinct campuses together is not the sole reason for the contention. Some […]

Leaders of Chinese movement visit GW

Organizers of the Free China Movement talked to GW students and members of GW’s Students for a Free Tibet Wednesday about the possibility of democratic reform in China. Shenge Lian, the executive director of the Free China Movement and an exiled dissident from China, spoke about his experiences in China. Ten years ago I stood […]

Clinton adviser addresses MVC

Adviser to President Bill Clinton Ann Lewis told students at GW’s Mount Vernon campus Monday that women need to get more involved in political issues. Women are not stepping forward and saying `We’re not going to take this anymore,’ Lewis said. Lewis spoke at an event sponsored by Mount Vernon campus Executive Dean Grae Baxter […]