June 13, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 3

Stories from the June 13, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Law dean aims to put transparency at center stage

Paul Schiff Berman believes assuming the deanship for the GW Law School is not so different from a curtain rising on a play. Years of stage experience taught Berman the importance of openness and transparency, values he said he will use to lead the top 20 school. “My philosophy as a dean actually comes from […]

What are alums doing now?

Paul Hegarty used to look out his Thurston Hall window at the dreary gray Eisenhower Executive Office Building, a scaffolding-encased structure he found markedly unattractive, and wonder what work went on there. Now, Hegarty cuts through the Foggy Bottom Campus Monday through Friday to reach that same building, where he works as the assistant chief […]

What you missed: Athletics year in review

Men’s basketball Last season: 17-14, tied for fourth of 14 in the A-10 Where to watch: The Smith Center Who to look for: Senior Tony Taylor, team MVP, who led the team in scoring, assists and steals this past season. He ranked 12th in the A-10 in scoring and third in assists, earning Second Team […]

GW to nix Hippodrome

The Hippodrome bowling alley will be removed and replaced this academic year with a yet-to-be-determined space. The lack of enthusiasm for the bowling area prompted administrators to rethink the use of the vast space the alley occupies on the fifth floor of the Marvin Center, University spokeswoman Candace Smith said. The plan is still conceptual […]

Why is there so much construction?

Walking down the street, it’s hard not to notice construction projects that are changing the face of the Foggy Bottom Campus. The Hatchet compiled a brief guide to help you demystify the rubble and learn about major University projects that will be in progress throughout your GW career. Science and Engineering Complex Location: 22nd and […]

Athletics department review gaining direction

The strategic plan for GW Athletics is taking shape – the result of a multi-month comprehensive review examining the athletics department and the varsity, intramural and club sports it oversees. Senior Vice Provost and Senior Vice President for Student Academic Support Services Robert Chernak said an extensive report on the findings of the wide-ranging assessment […]

University implements strict financial aid standards

GW will adopt stricter academic standards for financial aid to comply with new federal guidelines. Under the new criteria, students will receive one warning if they drop below the minimum 2.0 grade point average before their award is revoked. GW previously allowed students up to three warnings. “We estimate that there will be an increase […]

What should be on my GW bucket list?

Fall 2011 Grab a late-night hot dog Served by vendor, philosopher and University icon Manouch, this treat is best eaten with GW sauce. The stand outside of the 2000 Penn shopping center is open from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Meet GW’s unofficial mascot GW adopted the bronze hippo statue […]

Bozeman honest about team’s need to grow

When Mike Bozeman was hired as the head coach for the women’s basketball team in June 2008, he inherited a successful program, one that posted back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances the previous two seasons. He never anticipated just three years later he would find himself struggling to rebuild after battles with injuries, inexperience and a short […]