January 17, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 34

Stories from the January 17, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Interim dean takes on permanent role at medical school

Correction appended More than two years after Jeffrey Akman was named interim dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, he was announced Monday as the permanent leader of GW’s most selective and richest school. The move was one made with urgency after hastening by top administrators in the fall following two years without […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 19th and I streets 01/01/13 – 3:15-3:40 a.m. Case closedUniversity Police officers assisted the Metropolitan Police Department with crowd control after a fight broke out on the street.Off-campus incident Taking Property Without Right Madison Hall 01/02/13 – Time unknown Case closedUPD confiscated a University sign that had been affixed to a residence hall […]

Swearing-in ceremony tips

The viewing grounds for the swearing-in ceremony stretch from the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. Only those with tickets have access to areas near the Capitol steps, but everyone else can fight for a view of one the many television monitors lining the Mall. Arrive early to avoid lines. You will need tickets and […]

University offers teaching training to adjuncts

Part-time professors will be able to secure University funds to improve teaching and professional skills for the first time this month after years of departments providing scattered or scant training. Adjuncts – who make up over 70 percent of GW’s faculty and are sometimes hired abruptly even if they lack teaching backgrounds –can grab up […]

Inaugural parade tips

After leaving the Capitol grounds, crowds will line up along Pennsylvania Avenue for the inaugural parade. The tradition, started by the University’s namesake, draws millions to see the president and his right-hand man make the short journey to the White House surrounded by an array of floats and bands. Here are some tips on how […]