April 23, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 58

Stories from the April 23, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Nursing school to develop global partnerships

The School of Nursing will extend its global reach when an administrator helps a university in Singapore implement its own advanced nursing program. The project, taken on by the school’s director of community and global health initiatives Joyce Pulcini, will initially only involve nursing students at the National University of Singapore, but administrators believe her […]

Knapp outlines new sustainability plans

GW is fine-tuning its sustainability goals as part of a continuing effort to make the urban school more eco-friendly, University President Steven Knapp announced Friday. The new targets, dubbed the “ecosystem plan,” include recycling half of total waste produced by 2017, reducing light pollution in construction projects and purchasing more food from local sources. These […]

Patrick Rochelle: Strike a balance this summer

Summer is all about escaping the day-to-day grind of academia. But those who need to take classes during the summer should not be restricted to spending the entirety of these three months locked in a classroom. This year, the University will offer 10 summer institutes that allow students to take courses toward their major, while […]

Justin Peligri: Stepping off the sidelines of activism

There’s something admirable about being so devoted to a cause that you are willing to risk arrest to achieve it. Last Wednesday, four students did just that. U.S. Capitol Police arrested the D.C. Statehood Student Association members, who were accompanied by two non-GW students, when they blocked traffic as part of a protest advocating for […]

Marissa Fretes: The benefits of on campus involvement

There are 168 hours in a week. What will you do with them? For sophomores, the answer is increasingly to spend time at an internship. Twenty percent more sophomores than freshmen spend time at an internship or job, according to an April Center for Student Engagement survey. And it makes sense. At GW, it is […]


Monday Redrawing the boundaries in war journalism Hear from freelance reporter Shahan Mufti on how conflicts in the Middle East and Southeast Asia are changing war reporting. 1957 E Street, Room 501 – 5:30 to 7 p.m. Foggy Bottom’s Duke Listen to a panel discussion and concert celebrating jazz musician Duke Ellington’s legacy as part […]