September 7, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 7

Stories from the September 7, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University hopes to implement two research initiatives this year

The 10 research initiatives the University launched last year are currently at different stages of completion, but the University hopes to implement at least two this academic year, a University official said last week. Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa said key administrators and deans are currently in the process of deciding which two centers […]

Men’s soccer suffers

For 89 minutes Saturday, the GW men’s soccer team managed to stay even with its opponent, Howard, keeping the score tied at zero and a victory just one goal away. Then, with less than 60 seconds left in the game, the Colonials went on the attack, sending more players at their opponent’s goal in an […]

Coworkers remember two employees who passed away

Two well-liked GW employees passed away last month. Fredrick Ross, director of audio-visual logistics services in the School of Business, died Aug. 10. He was 63. April Clarke, an executive office aide in the International Services Office, died Aug. 22. She was 34. Ross, who was born in Biloxi, Miss., in 1947, was an employee […]

GW sports weekend roundup

Women’s Volleyball The women’s volleyball team went 2-1 over the weekend in the UVa Holiday Inn Jefferson Cup, splitting its Friday games with a loss to Liberty and a win over Florida before topping tournament-host Virginia Saturday. GW placed second in the tournament overall, falling in a tiebreaker to the Cavaliers, whose 8-2 sets record […]

GW graduate runs for seat in Maryland

Correction appended Kyle Lierman may be the top fundraiser in the Democratic primary campaign for a seat in Maryland’s House of Delegates, but less than a year ago, the 23-year-old candidate was just a normal, politically charged student studying on GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus. After spending a few weeks following his December 2009 graduation volunteering […]

Campus Calendar

Tuesday Auditions for Emocapella Showcase your singing talents for Emocapella, a co-ed a capella group. Phillips Hall basement 8 p.m. Conflict Resolution Forum: Bowling Night Bowl with the Elliott School graduate student org., $4.50 per person. Marvin Center Hippodrome 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday Wacky Wednesday Learn how to get involved in the Multicultural Greek […]

Analysis: SEAS leads in hiring percentage

Over the past three years, the School of Engineering and Applied Science has hired 24 new faculty members, amounting to one-third of the full-time faculty members in SEAS, according to data given to The GW Hatchet by the Office of the Provost. University President Steven Knapp has long-hoped GW will become a premier research institution. […]

A presidential perspective

At colleges and universities across America, students are heading into the classroom, many for the first time. You’re taking part in a journey that will not only determine your future, but the future of this country. We know, for example, that nearly eight in ten new jobs will require workforce training or higher education by […]

Colonial Quest sends students around the District

Spandex, running shorts, headbands, knee-high decorated socks, colorful running shoes and vivid t-shirts were all on display at GW’s third annual Colonial Quest. Decked out in wacky, yet sporty, apparel, students joined together in Kogan Plaza Friday night to compete in the scavenger hunt-style race around D.C. Hatchet Video With a map of the District […]