September 13, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 10

Stories from the September 13, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University clears more judicial records

More student records have been expunged over the last four years, as the University’s judicial policies have shifted to emphasize education over consequences. The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities wiped about 79 percent of students’ requests to have their judicial records wiped from 2011-2012 – 6 percent more than the last academic year. Over […]

App launches to report sexual assault

A District organization with ties to GW helped launch a smartphone application this week that allows victims to report sexual assault and seek help in the city or on campus. Through the app, which went live Sept. 10, victims can dial the police, locate the nearest medical center with rape kits, call support hotlines or […]

Dean charts final year amid tension

As the leader of the University’s largest college nears the end of a deanship that added full-time faculty and research funding, she will work against a groundswell of faculty disapproval that multiple professors and department heads say could stall progress for the school. A half-dozen current or former department chairs in the Columbian College of […]

Researchers to move on campus to increase revenue

Top administrators are charting ways to shift off-campus researchers back into GW-owned buildings this fall to pull more grant money back into the University. The government only covers 26 percent of indirect costs – like administrative and building expenses – associated with research conducted in leased spaces, like 2020 K Street and the Watergate complex, […]