GW hasn’t spent money lobbying the federal government since 2008, unlike most of its competitor schools, which each spent an average of $165,000 last year to advise policy makers in areas like federal financial aid and research spending.
This post was written by Hatchet reporter Jeffrey Williams The world could see the elimination of extreme poverty in the next three decades, an international advocacy group said Thursday. Leaders of the Global Poverty Project came to campus this week as part of its “1.4 Billion Reasons” tour – a project named for the number […]
Former first lady Laura Bush will be on campus May 6, speaking about and signing copies of her new book, according to her Web site. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m., according to the Web site. Bush’s book, titled “Spoken from the Heart,” is Bush’s memoir about her life in the White House from […]
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Al Gore delivered a grim forecast for the future of the environment Thursday night in Lisner Auditorium, and stressed that without broad public support for clean, renewable energy sources, the next generation will live in “a world of destruction and decline.”
8:11 “We’ve got the tools, they are in this book. we have everything with the possible exception of political will. But ladies and gentlemen, political will is a renewable resource,” Gore said. The event is now over. Gore received a standing ovation. Those with books in the audience are now waiting to have their book signed. […]
Four hundred tickets for the book event featuring Former Vice President Al Gore at Lisner Auditorium on Nov. 5 will be given away free to GW students, starting on Friday, Oct. 30. The free tickets will be distributed at the Lisner Auditorium Box Office, starting at 11 a.m. on Friday. Students will to be able […]
Bestselling authors Margaret Atwood and David Sedaris have been added to the long list of celebrity authors appearing at Lisner Auditorium in the fall. Sedaris, the popular humor author of “When You Are Engulfed in Flames,” “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,” and “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” will speak Oct. 7 at 8 […]
Former Vice President Al Gore will promote a new book at Lisner Auditorium this November, the University’s top external relations officer said Wednesday.