Matt Kwiecinski

Law school works to defy national trend

Law schools across the country are facing criticism for failing to prepare students to work in the legal world, a trend that administrators are working to buck. In light of criticism from both employers and academics toward law schools nationwide, the American Bar Association approved new standards Dec. 3 for reporting employment information about graduates […]

Engineering school looks to increase student scholarships

The School of Engineering and Applied Science is seeking out new donors to fund scholarships in the hopes that increased financial aid packages will entice students to enroll. As the University expands science and technology programs with projects like the Science and Engineering Hall, financial support for students has increasingly become a focus of fundraising […]

Career Center targets CCAS majors for job preparedness

To aid graduating seniors in liberal arts programs prepare for the workforce, the Career Center will provide weekly targeted resources to students in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences leading up to graduation. The Career Center regularly offers job-search support for seniors during the spring semester, but beginning this year, students in CCAS will […]

Admissions reps help boost enrollment in key areas

Private universities have been intensifying efforts to recruit top-notch students from across the country, and GW has gained national attention for its personal approach to admissions. The Chronicle of Higher Education applauded the University in late October for its admissions representatives who work and live in three high volume regions, saying that their efforts reflect […]

Fallon goes musical for parents weekend performance

When comedian Jimmy Fallon hit the stage for Colonials Weekend Friday night, his only political commentary came in the form of musical arrangement. “Let’s have a car wash for peace, there’s trouble in the Middle East,” Fallon sang in front of a packed Smith Center crowd. “Put down your guns, pick up your sponge.” Fallon […]