Megan Moore

Four School of Media Public Affairs professors to go on sabbatical next year

Correction appended Four full-time professors in the School of Media and Public Affairs will begin a sabbatical next year. The long-serving professors – Kim Gross, Kerric Harvey, Albert May and Patricia Phalen – will be leaving in either the upcoming fall or spring semesters for sabbatical. GW will also see one professor retire in December […]

Alternative Breaks program applies for grants

The community service program that sends students to volunteer over winter and spring breaks is in the running to receive two large-scale grants to help fund upcoming trips to New Orleans and Central and South America. Alternative Breaks won the first round of the Classy Awards in October and is now competing against other winners […]

University rededicates Gelman Library

Correction appended University officials and students gathered Tuesday to rededicate Gelman Library in honor of the late Estelle Gelman, the philanthropist who originally donated the endowment fund to name the library. Estelle Gelman, who passed away last October at the age of 83, gave the gift in 1978 in honor of her late husband Melvin […]

Steep costs lead local students to International Colonial Inauguration

While Colonial Inauguration is an experience in which all members of the GW community are required to participate, some students found that the travel expenses to get there this summer were too much to shell out for the orientation program. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars on a plane ticket to fly cross-country for less […]

Fox News correspondent promotes benefits of capitalism

Web Exclusive John Stossel, host of Fox Business Network’s “Stossel,” spoke of the importance of capitalism and its positive influence on American society to GW’s Young America’s Foundation Wednesday night. Stossel argued that capitalism and the free market are the reasons America’s economy is fairing better during the global economic crisis. “How come we’re doing […]

GW Law alumnus sworn in as 100th Va. Supreme Court justice

Web Exclusive An alumnus became the 100th Supreme Court justice in Virginia earlier this month, propelling him to the state’s highest court. The Virginia General Assembly elected William Mims, a graduate of the GW Law School and a former Virginia attorney general, to the Court. He will serve for 12 years in the position. Mims […]

Bahrain has interest in peace process, ambassador says

The ambassador from the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States spoke about the difficulties of her country’s geographic location and Bahrain’s role in the Arab-Israeli conflict at an event Thursday night in the Elliott School. Ambassador Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo – who is Bahrain’s first Jewish ambassador – cited Bahrain’s Crown Prince Shaikh Salman […]

Grad school criticizes volunteer program

The Graduate School of Educational and Human Development held a panel discussion Tuesday evening at the School Without Walls in an attempt to reassert itself against popular competitors like Teach for America. A panel of GSEHD professors and administrators emphasized the value of the school’s traditionally structured education programs at the event, which was designed […]