December 11, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 31

Stories from the December 11, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Hospital residents featured in diversity ad

Residents at the GW Hospital are featured in advertisements unveiled last month as part of the American Association of Medical Colleges new minority outreach program. The Web site-based program, called, targets “underrepresented minorities” like blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans. Combined, these ethnic groups make up 25 percent of the American population but they are […]

WEB UPDATE: GW bounces back with win over UMBC

Posted Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10:48 p.m. In between two of the biggest games of its season, the GW men’s basketball team did not overlook the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, beating the Terriers 72-51 at Smith Center. The Colonials (7-2) suffered a deflating loss to the University of Southern California last Saturday, but looked rejuvenated against […]

Faculty senate approves construction priorities, sets science center as #1

The Faculty Senate voted Friday to pass a resolution that prioritizes the University’s academic building needs, putting a new science center at the top of the list. All construction is pending the approval of GW’s 20-year Campus Plan, which will be voted on in January. The resolution looks only at what they the University needs […]

WEB UPDATE: Freeman, Lasme drop GW in Mass.

AMHERST, Mass., Jan. 10 – After losing its first regular-season Atlantic 10 game since March 1, 2005, Karl Hobbs said he is having a tough time convincing his players that they are not the team they were last year. “For some reason (members of the media) seem to be stuck and think this is last […]

Slow to start but ahead at finish

In a resilient 74-66 victory over Liberty University (Va.) Sunday, the GW women’s basketball team rebounded from a loss to Tennessee on Thursday and an eight-point first half deficit to the Flames. The Colonials shot a dismal 30 percent from the field in the first half while its opponents scored nearly 52 percent of the […]

WEB UPDATE: Former professor to get five months in federal lock-up

Posted Tuesday, Jan. 2, 11:32 a.m. A former engineering professor was sentenced to five months in federal prison in late December for embezzling $80,000 from the GW National Crash Analysis Center from 2002 to 2004. The sentence is the minimum for Paul Bedewi’s level of criminal action, according to court documents. The maximum was 10 […]

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 […]

WEB UPDATE: GW bounces back with win over Bonnies

Posted Saturday, Jan. 13, 5:42 p.m. For the GW men’s basketball team’s 22nd consecutive home victory over St. Bonaventure Saturday, the Colonials got a few things that were conspicuously missing Wednesday in a road loss to Massachusetts. A much maligned and somewhat thin frontcourt showed up and the team was able to execute fluidly. The […]

Layups trip up Colonials

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 9 -Tim Floyd said he doesn’t know how his University of Southern California Trojans beat the GW men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon in the Wooden Classic. His confusion is warranted. GW was up 13 points at halftime, a lead that quickly grew to 20 points after two minutes in the second half. […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials beat Fordham in A-10 opener

Posted Thursday, Jan. 4, 2:22 p.m. Of Karl Hobbs’ 100 career wins as GW’s men’s basketball head coach, this one was not the prettiest. Perhaps it was due to familiarity between the two sides, or because spirited students were not present to propel the teams. Whatever the reason, GW’s Atlantic 10 opener against Fordham was […]