October 17, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 19

Stories from the October 17, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University launches aid calculator online

The University added an online cost calculator to its website Tuesday to allow prospective students to estimate their individual costs of attendance before financial aid is formally awarded. The calculator will consider applicants’ specific financial circumstances to predict their out-of-pocket expenses more accurately than a sticker price can, a representative from the Department of Education […]

Business school adds exchange in China

The School of Business launched its first program in China Saturday, partnering with one of the country’s top universities to offer Chinese students a master’s of science in finance. The program, the first step of dean Doug Guthrie’s pursuit to expand the business school into China, will adopt a “one-plus-one” model, offering the first year […]

Sports in Brief: Swimming travels to two weekend tri-meets

The Colonials competed in back-to-back tri-meets against District-rivals Catholic and American this weekend, with the women’s squad earning 27 top-three finishes and the men’s team earning 24. Friday, sophomores Caroline Myers and Taylor Cole opened competition by claiming first and second place, respectively, in the 500-yard freestyle. Freshman Janica Lee earned a first-place finish in […]

Doug Cohen: Striking the right teaching-research balance

Editor’s note: This is the second column in a two-part series on the future of research at GW. Last week, the writer proposed a sustainable model for research. There is a delicate balance between research and teaching, and, as the University becomes more research-oriented, it threatens to teeter further away from making teaching a priority. […]