Tag: Al Gore

GW stays out of the federal lobbying arena

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.

Advocacy group calls to end extreme poverty within one lifetime

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’s book tour to make stop at Lisner Auditorium

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 […]

Live blogging the Al Gore event at Lisner Auditorium

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. […]

David Sedaris and Margaret Atwood to read at Lisner in October

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 […]