June 11, 2013

Volume 110, Issue 3

Stories from the June 11, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Journalism school tries to keep up with industry shifts

As journalists adapt to changing digital practices, the School of Media and Public Affairs’ top leader said the journalism school faces plenty of hurdles to keep up. SMPA faculty will begin sketching a plan for the school’s next five years this summer, and will be looking to incorporate data visualization and more multimedia skills into […]

Founding nursing dean looks to add partnerships in final year

The School of Nursing’s founding dean announced this month that she will step down next year, now pledging to strengthen the school’s partnerships with other GW schools in her final stretch as dean. Jean Johnson will leave the school for a year-long sabbatical next year, stating she wants to return to teaching and research after […]

Gelman renovations to be ready for start of semester

Long-awaited renovations to the entrance and second floor of Gelman Library are on track to be unveiled before the start of the fall semester after several years of students lobbying for upgrades to the building. Senior Associate Vice President for Operations Alicia Knight said students walking through the second floor would see a transformed space, […]

Former Indiana guard transfers to GW

The Colonials got a big boost to their roster June 7 when Indiana guard Maurice Creek announced he would transfer to GW. Creek, who is trying to rebound from his latest injury-prone years, posted a photo of himself decked out in GW gear, announcing that he would be playing as a Colonial next season. In […]