May 12, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 1

Stories from the May 12, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW to give honorary degrees

The University will recognize four members of the GW community with honorary degrees at next week’s Commencement ceremony, alongside keynote speaker and alumnus Mark Warner, governor of Virginia. Former Missouri Sen. Jean Carnahan, former IRS Commissioner Sheldon Cohen, journalist Madeline Jacobs and jazz musician Billy Taylor will receive their honorary doctorate degrees at the May […]

Students to speak at ceremonies

Five graduating seniors will address their fellow classmates at each of the University’s individual school celebrations this weekend. While all schools but the Elliot School of International Affairs invite at least one undergraduate to speak at its celebration, each school sets its own requirements for eligibility. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences student Andrew Choi, […]

City prevents SBPM building construction

Construction of the new business school building has been postponed indefinitely, after the city refused last week to grant GW a stay on a housing order it is fighting in District court. The stay would have allowed GW to temporarily circumvent a Board of Zoning Adjustment order that prevents GW from breaking ground on new […]