April 30, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 60

Stories from the April 30, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

What makes the American house a home

The National Building Museum explores what makes an American house a home, as part of a new long-term exhibition that opened April 28. Designed by award-winning New York-based firm Ralph Appelbaum Associates – which worked on the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the Newseum – House & Home takes viewers through seven individual, but related […]

GW steps up teacher training

The University will offer its 500 graduate teaching assistants, many of whom will seek careers as professors, a chance to pick up classroom tips through a new faculty program.

Writing program to expand student support

The newly announced permanent leader of the University Writing Program will work to tailor its support to non-native English speakers and students with disabilities, with the ultimate goal of crafting GW’s services into a national model. Associate professor of writing and religion Derek Malone-France – whose hire was announced April 24, after he spent two […]

National Mall upgrades shift Commencement

The first phase of a three-pronged construction project on the National Mall will force this year’s Commencement ceremony to a new location, giving audience members a view of the Washington Monument instead of the Capitol building. The stage and seating for the University-wide ceremony will shift down the Mall to the area between 7th and […]

Softball team racks up two weekend wins

From strong pitching performances to an offensive onslaught, the Colonials dominated on both sides of the ball against St. Bonaventure Saturday. With the Atlantic 10 championship fast approaching, GW (21-27, 10-8 A-10) easily defeated St. Bonaventure (17-21, 6-10), 17-0 and 9-0 in the afternoon doubleheader. The team’s two commanding victories saw the entire roster step […]