Nicolas Diaz

Hatchet Expat: Shocked by prolonged procedures

It took almost a month for the culture shock to set in once I arrived in Milan. During my first few days in Italy I didn’t want to be anywhere else and, quite frankly, I didn’t miss being back at GW. But as I discovered the local love for bureaucracy, I found that my new […]

School of Medicine and Health Sciences dean abruptly resigns

Clarification appended The dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences announced last week he will step down from his position next semester, but University officials have declined to comment on the circumstances surrounding his resignation. Dr. James Scott told University President Steven Knapp and the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs […]

University fails to aid an ailing Gelman Library

University officials have said for years that rehabilitating an aging Gelman Library is a top priority, but multiple administrators still won’t get specific on how the University plans to secure the necessary funding for repairs, or even say how much money has been raised to embark on renovations for the building. Students and library administrators […]

University makes autism research a priority

The University has launched an initiative across multiple departments to focus on autism research, GW faculty said during a panel discussion in the Marvin Center on Saturday. Professors Laurie Alderman, Cathleen Burgess, and Valerie Hu shared their expertise in autism research, and discussed the more common misconceptions about the condition that affects one in every […]

Study abroad grows by 5 to 7 percent

The Office of Study Abroad has seen a sharp increase in students vying to study abroad over the past five years, pushing the University to establish new programs in increasingly diverse nations. About 1,500 GW students chose to study abroad last year, an increase of about 5 to 7 percent in less than a decade. […]

Students spend Saturday serving

More than 2,000 students and community members headed into the D.C.-area Saturday for the annual Freshman Day of Service, which focused on ecological sustainability and the importance of environmentally responsible behavior this year. Animal Planet host Jeff Corwin kicked off the event in the Smith Center, challenging students to help save the planet by working […]

Bookstore offers textbook rental option

Those hitting the campus bookstore this week may notice at least one big change-more than a quarter of the books usually sold for GW classes are available for rent at a lower price this year, in a new program designed to reduce the amount of money students spend on textbooks. “Rental adds to our offerings, […]

Events you don’t want to miss

The Hatchet’s list of can’t-miss events are guaranteed excitement in your first months back to school, and are sure to show you a great time, both on campus and off. D.C. Fashion Week: For the couture-obsessed, check out the District’s largest fashion exhibition during fashion week, Sept. 20-26. Featuring designers from around the world, some […]

Experts discuss solar energy at second annual Solar Institute

Web Exclusive The second annual GW Solar Institute Symposium took place Monday in the Jack Morton Auditorium as part of a series of environmental awareness events celebrating Earth Month throughout April. Hosted by the GW Solar Institute, panelists discussed ways environmentally conscious consumers can benefit from the major advances taking place in solar technology. Scott […]

Fewer apply to School of Business

The School of Business was the only undergraduate school at the University to receive fewer applicants this year than last, even as the University received a record-breaking number of undergraduate applications overall. But GW is not the only school seeing fewer students interested in business. According to a report released in January by the National […]