iOS app Android app

George Washington University

CGI University 2012: Some Constructive Criticism -- The Necessity for a New Holistic Paradigm in the Humanitarian Field

Nikolas Katsimpras | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Nikolas Katsimpras

Initiatives like this are desperately needed in our troubled times, but at the same time they should be promoting a change in a paradigm that has been tragically unsuccessful. It is time for self-assessment and constructive criticism.

Gross Problem At Library Is Steamed Away

Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- A local gum-removing guru has spoken: George Washington University's Gelman Library is a daunting place to apply his specialized trade. ...

Area Near White House Searched For Possible Man With Gun

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to a text alert sent out to George Washington University students, staff and faculty Monday evening, the Secret Service report...

Healthy Habits & Healthy Hearts

Ris Lacoste | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Ris Lacoste

My mother passed away from heart disease in 2010 and it was a stark lesson that unless I started to get my heart and body in shape I may be headed down the same path. I dubbed my new personal initiative RIS Walk 60 -- daily 60-minute walks to the heartbeat of DC.

GWU Kids Drive REALLY Nice Cars, We Mean It (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.24.2012 | College

Bill Gates would fit right in at George Washington University. The Washington D.C.' school's student newspaper, The Hatchet, readily admitsadmits i...

Norovirus Sickens George Washington University Students

AP | Posted 02.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Officials at George Washington University in Washington are alerting the campus that about 85 students have been sickened by the norovir...

Meet Markus Batchelor, A Young Leader From Anacostia

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Sitting in a Foggy Bottom Starbucks on Sunday, a woman leaned over to ask Markus Batchelor his age. "Wow," she said when the George ...

Churchill Library To Be Created At GWU

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — An international group seeking to preserve the legacy of Winston Churchill announced plans Thursday to create the first U.S. resear...

How to Ace the College Interview

Jada Alexander | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
Jada Alexander

"So tell me, why the University of Chicago?" My interviewer, an alumni of the school, asked me toward the end of our conversation. Here's my answer to the million-dollar question.

College Prep: 4 Reasons To Pick A City School

| Jamie Blynn | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

We’ve all seen the quintessential college campus portrayed on television. Whether you’re watching Greek or Van Wilder, it’s hard to miss the rur...

Obama, Bono, Other Activists Call For 'Beginning Of The End Of AIDS'

Posted 12.01.2011 | Impact

The AIDS rate among minorities is on the rise and politicians and celebrities are determined to find a way to put an end to it. "The rate of new i...

The Professor Who Wasn't There

Posted 01.08.2012 | College

Imagine this: Your professor doesn't show up to any of your classes and gives everyone A's. Sound like a dream (or a nightmare)? It really happened...

You Won't Believe How Many Cans GWU Senior Collected

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Remember that Halloween food collection drive led by George Washington University senior Jake Stewart? It turns out his prediction for h...

Christina Wilkie

Family Emergency: Clintons Stay At Dorothy Rodham's Sickbed Late Into The Night | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: 11:00 a.m. -- The Clinton family announced in a statement that Dorothy Rodham died early Tuesday morning. The full statement appears below. ...

CUA's Same-Sex Dorms Not Stopping Students Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Inside Higher Ed went to the Catholic University of America to find out how students are responding to the school's reversion to single-...

Rachel Tepper

GW Student Leads Massive Trick-Or-Treat Food Collection | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- George Washington University senior Jake Stewart didn't know what he was getting himself into when he and a few friends went door to doo...

#ThinkFWD on Campus Sustainability

Frank Sesno | Posted 12.26.2011 | College
Frank Sesno

To think forward is to take a good look at the present and then apply all of your ingenuity towards cultivating a better future. With the population rushing towards 7 billion and no magical cure to global warming on the horizon, we need ideas. And who better to ask than college students?

Muslim Students Should Have Prayer Rooms Without Crucifix At Catholic University, Complaint States

Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion

A law school professor has filed a complaint with the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights, alleging that Catholic University of America, a pri...

Chelsea Clinton: 'One Of The Reasons I'm Most Proud Of My Father Is...'

Posted 12.22.2011 | Impact

When you put college students, technology and powerful activists in one room, real change is bound to happen. Chelsea Clinton and Christy Turlington ...

Ravana, Al-Awlaki And The Hijacking Of Religion

Vineet Chander | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Vineet Chander

We need not look far to find the Ravanas of our time... They are us -- at our weakest, basest, and grossest; people of faith, in our darkest moments of hypocrisy.

GWU Grad Student, Army Vet Dies After Injuries From M St. Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A veteran of the Afghanistan conflict who recently started graduate studies at George Washington University died Tuesday from injuries s...

Why US Growth Numbers Are Inaccurate

New York Times | BINYAMIN APPELBAUM | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

Instead of chugging along in reasonable health, the United States had been hovering on the brink of a double-dip recession....

Who Will Win the 2011 Solar Decathlon?

Susanna Murley | Posted 09.21.2011 | Green
Susanna Murley

Can a liberal education prepare you to compete in the Solar Decathlon? In the spirit of Emerson, "Self Reliance," from Middlebury, will be the only submission from a liberal arts school to the Department of Energy's architectural competition.

Joy Resmovits

UPDATE: GWU Applicants Receive False Hope, Student's Information In Email Kerfuffle | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.22.2011 | College

You're accepted! Oh wait ... Online applicants to George Washington University's non-degree program were befuddled Wednesday morning when they ...

Obama Reelection Depends Squarely On Ability To Create Jobs: Analysis

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Patricia Zengerle) - If President Barack Obama wants to convince Americans he can right the struggling U.S. economy and deserves four ...