Sean Redding

Trachtenberg gives award, money to religion professor

Religion professor Dewey Wallace received the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Teaching Award, one of the highest awards the University gives to faculty, at a ceremony at Duques Hall Friday. “It is gratifying to feel that the effort I have put into teaching has been recognized,” said Wallace, who has been at GW for 33 years. […]

Israeli and Palestinian youths stress moderation

With the conflict in the Middle East raging, Palestinians and Israelis spoke at the Law School Monday about a peaceful and moderate resolution of the region’s problems. The speakers, who are part of a mediation-based group called OneVoice, spoke about the thousands of people in Israel and the Palestinian territories who want to solve the […]

RHA’s Martha’s Marathon raises money from Housing auction

The Residence Hall Association raised more than $20,000 for need-based scholarships Friday at the annual Martha’s Marathon housing auction. Students battling for three of the top five housing picks in the Marvin Center collectively raised $19,300, with the highest individual bid at $6,800. Last year’s highest bid was $7,100. In its 42nd year, the event […]

New eatery, Carvings opens in Potomac House

Carvings owner Paul Park said his venue is finally “ready to feed” GW’s students. The restaurant in the University’s newest residence hall, Potomac House, opened Friday after months of delays. In early November, The Hatchet reported that Carvings’ opening, originally scheduled for first semester, was to be delayed until at least January. Park said the […]

Officials still unsure of Marvin Center’s empty space

Students and University officials are in the early stages of planning a student service center to fill the empty 5,000 square-foot space in the ground floor of the Marvin Center. Officials said a one-stop student service center is likely to fill the space, which has been vacant since September 2006, but there is no timeline […]

SMPA Director to form student council

New School of Media and Public Affairs Director Lee Huebner is forming a Director’s Advisory Council in an effort to hear more student feedback about the school. Huebner, who began his term as SMPA director in July 2006 after a nearly two-year search process for a director, said the council is still in the planning […]

CEO shares career tips

Two GW alumni gave aspiring business leaders pointers Thursday night on how to become a CEO before age 40. Richard Crespin, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of The Delve Group, Inc., and Jon Klonsky, principal and partner with Something Digital, shared their experiences in the business world to an audience of about 25 in Funger […]

Geography and international affairs professor named best in the District

A GW professor was named 2006 District of Columbia Professor of the Year last month. Geography and International Affairs associate professor Elizabeth Chacko received the award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. She was selected from a pool of more than 300 top professors in the U.S. Four American professors of the […]

Afghanistan’s Ambassador stresses the need for economic help

Afghanistan’s ambassador to the U.S. stressed the need for economic investment in his country last Friday at the Elliott School of International Affairs. His Excellency Said T. Jawad spoke at the School of Business’ Sixth International Development Forum about the economic future of Afghanistan, a post-conflict nation. His speech was followed by a panel discussion […]