March 26, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 50

Stories from the March 26, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Researchers to face stricter ethics policy

Changes to the conflict of interest policy that binds the University’s researchers were presented to a faculty governing body Friday, the first formal step to put GW in line with guidelines mandated by one of its largest sources of grants. Health researchers who work with federal dollars will soon face stricter disclosure rules for grants. […]

Gray faces federal scrutiny amid alleged campaign finance violations

Federal investigators are scoping out allegations of an unreported get-out-the-vote effort against alumnus and Mayor Vincent Gray, according to reports from multiple former campaign staffers. The U.S. Attorney’s Office is digging into his campaign records for details on a get-out-the-vote effort that funneled extra money into his campaign chest when the alumnus was battling against […]

Jacob Garber: Opening GW’s classrooms to the world

Imagine a world where any room with an Internet connection could be transformed into a classroom. Professors would lecture, administer homework and exams and guide students toward mastery of the subject from potentially thousands of miles away – extending the University’s influence far beyond the confines of the District. To capitalize on these possibilities, the […]