Nathan Grossman

Veterans to receive free tuition

Many veterans will not have to pay a penny to attend GW under the Yellow Ribbon Program – a provision of the new GI Bill – University President Steven Knapp announced at an event in Kogan Plaza Tuesday morning. By participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program, the University will give each veteran about $18,000 per […]

Law School ranking drops

The GW Law School dropped eight spots last week in the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s best law schools, falling from 20 to 28. The drop is a significant setback to one of the University’s most prestigious programs. The Law School has produced notable alumni such as John Foster Dulles, […]

Nathan Grossman: Positively 2140 G Street

To be honest, I’m really not sure what first drew me to The Hatchet. I’ve always been a nosy bastard and an old St. Louis Post-Dispatch article I recently dug up proves that even as a 7-year-old, I was capable of grilling a reporter on obscure baseball statistics. But I haven’t taken a single journalism […]

Revisions to University Web site delayed until July

The University’s Web site redesign has been delayed again and the first changes will focus on users outside GW, administrators said this week. Originally slated to debut this January, the first revisions are now expected to be finished in July. Administrators attributed the delay to the number of individual pages being changed under Phase I […]

Barr reflects on campaign

Speaking in the Marvin Center Tuesday night, former Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr said he would have been a serious contender for the presidency, if only the media and government would have let him. Saying that libertarian ideals are the principles upon which America was founded, the former Republican congressman from Georgia was outspoken […]

Some students included in UPD arming study

The consultants from James Lee Witt Associates continue to study the issue of arming the University Police Department, and they have recently been holding focus groups with students on campus, a University official said this week. University spokeswoman Tracy Schario said the consultants held a series of meetings in which students were asked multiple-choice questions. […]

University doctors aid endangered ship

When the American crew of the Maersk Alabama regained control of their ship from the pirates who had tried to seize it off the east coast of Africa last week, doctors at GW sprung into action. As part of the Maritime Medical Access program within the Medical Faculty Associates, the doctors had been contracted by […]

Grad school applications up 16 percent

Graduate applications continue to rise, with the University reporting an average increase of 16 percent over this time last year. Kristin Williams, assistant vice president for Graduate and Special Enrollment Management, said the largest increases have come from domestic students from outside the D.C. area and international students, which posted increases of 25 and 17 […]

NBA owner named to Business School hall of fame

Washington Wizards owner and GW alumnus Abe Pollin was inducted into the GW School of Business Sports Executives Hall of Fame at a ceremony in the Smith Center on Monday. National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern gave a speech at the Smith Center Monday afternoon recognizing Pollin’s business and philanthropic endeavors. University President Steven Knapp […]

Administrator’s opinions ‘mixed’ on arming

Opinion among top University officials is “mixed” on whether to provide the University Police Department officers with guns, said Robert Chernak, senior vice president of Student and Academic Support Services. Chernak said UPD Chief Dolores Stafford was someone on “one side of the spectrum.” Last spring, Stafford co-authored a report for the International Association of […]