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Wikipedia Recruits Students To Edit Content

News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This past spring, the Wikimedia Foundation - a nonprofit organization that oversees Wikipedia - contacted several U.S. universities, including GW, wit...

George Washington University's Female-Only Swim Hour Makes Waves

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

At the request of the university's Muslim Students' Association, George Washington began offering a once-weekly, female-only swim hour in March. But i...

Faisal Shahzad 'Inspired' By Former GWU Graduate Students

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Pakistani-American man suspected of attempting to bomb Times Square earlier this month recently told investigators he was inspired by a former GW ...

Michelle Obama To Receive Honorary Degree From George Washington University

The GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A business executive for one of the United States' largest construction companies and an award-winning pianist will join first lady Michelle Obama in ...

George Washington University Cuts Foreign Language Requirement

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In a surprising move, George Washington University's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences has eliminated foreign language requirements from its core...

Meghan McCain: 'I Am Not Ann Coulter'

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Meghan McCain voiced her support for marriage equality in a speech at the Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday night, calling the gay rights movement "this...

GWU Student Wages Fight Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

[GWU] Sophomore Todd Belok said he never wanted to be an advocate. He wanted to be a naval officer; he wanted to serve his country. But in the almo...

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Finds Traction On Campuses

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

George Washington University student Todd Belok dreamed of serving in the Navy. But less than two years ago, Belok was expelled from the Naval Reserve...

Taylor Hubbard DEAD: GW Sophomore Dies After Fall From Dorm Window

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

George Washington University biomedical engineering sophomore Taylor Hubbard died Sunday after falling from fifth-floor dorm room window. He was 20. ...

Professor: Why I Banned Laptops

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

I forbid laptops in most of my seminars and discussion sections, though I do allow them in large lectures. I did not make this rule because I am anti-...

Michelle Obama To Speak At GWU Commencement, On One Condition

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of State, a leading news executive, a Princeton University dean, and a top GW benefactor have been conf...

GWU Employee Charged With Threatening University

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A former GW employee was arrested last week after he allegedly called a University office and made threats to "kill faculty and students," according t...

GWU Accepts Students After Denying Them

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

GW mistakenly sent an e-mail letter of acceptance to a number of Early Decision II applicants last Wednesday - after the students had already received...