Olivia Boser

Graduates see brightened job prospects

Graduates who will cross the stage Sunday are more likely than their 2011 counterparts to have jobs secured for after they turn their tassels, according to a national survey that shows positive prospects for the Class of 2012. More than 25 percent of seniors across the country reported already being employed, according to a National […]

Tuition jumps for graduate programs

Tuition for all of the University’s graduate programs will increase next semester, according to data released Monday. Master’s and doctorate programs will see per credit increases between 1.6 and 10 percent – a move University President Steven Knapp said will put GW’s fees on par with market basket institutions. “We’ve discovered over time that our […]

Knapp calls for continued security research funding

University President Steven Knapp and 11 other research institution leaders petitioned a federal agency to maintain funding for homeland security research after steep budget cuts this year. The Jan. 25 letter urged Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to prioritize research funds in the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1. Congress voted last year […]

GW volunteers top Peace Corps rank for fourth year

GW ranked first among medium-sized schools for producing Peace Corps volunteers, a title it has now held for four consecutive years. Seventy-eight undergraduate alumni serve in the Peace Corps, an increase from 72 last year.  The second-place honoree in GW’s bracket, Western Washington University, has 73 alumni serving. American and Cornell Universities were also commended […]