May 20, 2013

Volume 110, Issue 2

Stories from the May 20, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

New Board chairman to tailor start-up mentality to academia

Ten years ago, Nelson Carbonell’s software engineering company flamed out — a casualty of business risks and the dot-com bust. Since then, the 49-year-old’s business career has rebounded, and now he will bring his penchant for risk-taking to his new position as the head of GW’s highest governing body. Carbonell, who was unanimously approved as […]

Strategic plan approval to set off big academic changes

The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the nearly $400 million strategic plan Friday — a blueprint that the University will use to reshape its undergraduate structure starting next year. The far-reaching plan, stretching the University’s priorities around the world and across research disciplines over the next decade, will strip away the burdensome process of transferring […]

Op-Ed: Keep food trucks on campus

Food trucks have become a common spectacle at GW over the last few years, as each day nearly a dozen of these vendors serve up diverse cultural cuisines and build social connections on the Foggy Bottom Campus. But food trucks are under assault by the D.C. government.