Michael Kelly

Upgrades to fix persistent Webmail woes

Technology officials said they will begin upgrading Webmail software this winter to combat problems persistently plaguing students this semester. The changes to the system will improve Webmail services and fix unexpected log-outs, inability to log in to accounts and slowness, according to Information Systems Services. During winter break, ISS will lay the groundwork for the […]

GW professor wins teaching award

GW professor James Miller won the D.C. Teacher of the Year Award last week, bringing the University its fifth award in the category in the past 10 years. Miller serves as director of the Africana Studies program and teaches in the American Studies and English departments. He collected his award at a ceremony at the […]

University limits KaZaA use

University officials placed restrictions on Internet file sharing from residence hall computers last week after significant network slowdowns this year. The limitations on how much the network in each residence hall can handle come after increased student use of the newest version of the popular file-sharing program KaZaA. The increase caused network traffic to nearly […]

Campus holds plans for wireless expansion

Technology officials said GW wants to expand wireless Internet access to more academic buildings this year, but plans will be postponed while the University addresses funding and “hacking” issues. The Gelman Library, Medical Center Himmelfarb Library, Kogan Plaza and Pushkin Plaza next to the Academic Center are currently equipped for wireless users with laptop computers. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Day features notable speakers

Political leaders and journalists including Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Helen Thomas encouraged student leaders from around the country to stay engaged in politics Tuesday. More than 100 university student government presidents and newspaper editor-in-chiefs attended the first annual Democracy Day hosted by GW’s Graduate School of Political Management. Students discussed contemporary democracy while commemorating […]