February 9, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 40

Stories from the February 9, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Knapp calls for continued security research funding

University President Steven Knapp and 11 other research institution leaders petitioned a federal agency to maintain funding for homeland security research after steep budget cuts this year. The Jan. 25 letter urged Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to prioritize research funds in the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1. Congress voted last year […]

Darkness is focal point of new Hirshhorn exhibit

The circular layout of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden allows light to pass through its modern collection, but for the museum’s latest exhibit it opted for the darkness of the basement instead. Courtesy of the Hirshhorn Museum. Wayne Gonzales, “Pentagon,” 2004–2005. For the next four months, the Hirshhorn will display “Dark Matters: Selections from […]