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.

Women’s lacrosse falls in Atlantic 10 semifinals

The Colonials took the field against top-ranked Massachusetts Friday in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament and saw the Minutewomen explode immediately on a 5-0 scoring run. By halftime, GW (10-7, 4-3) managed to put just three in the net, while Massachusetts added five more scores to go up by seven. After the break, […]

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 […]