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WATCH: GWU President Gets Down (Original And Remix)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Who knew? Steven Knapp, English literature scholar, owner of prize-winning sheep and George Washington University's 16th president, is also quite the ...

Mubarak Received Honorary Degree From GWU In 1999

The GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking for more ways to connect GW with the civil unrest in Egypt? Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak received an honorary degree from the University i...

GWU Fraternities And Sorority Charged With Student Code Violations

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Three George Washington University Greek organizations have been charged with violating the University Student Code of Conduct by hazing, providing mi...

College and Career Choices: It's All About Location, Location, Location

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

There's one simple but highly influential facet to our career success that is typically overlooked by the average incoming college freshman: location.

When Plenty is Not Nearly Enough

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

I am getting to see the kind of education reform I have dedicated my career to promoting become the "it". The problem is the "it" isn't that simple any more.

New Study Shows: Most GWU Students Are Misinformed Re Sexual Assault On Campus

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The majority of George Washington University students are misinformed regarding post-sexual assault procedures on campus, according to a new study rel...

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...

At George Washington University, First Openly Transgender Student Plays On Division 1 Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Monday, George Washington University junior Kye Allums came out publicly as the first openly transgender man to play on a Division 1 basketball tea...

WATCH: Wolf Blitzer Sings 'Balls In Your Mouth'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Wolf Blitzer joined Jimmy Fallon onstage at George Washington University this weekend for a performance of "Balls In Your Mouth." Fallon wrote the so...

Secretary Chu Announces Solar Panels on White House at GreenGov Symposium (VIDEO)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

At the GreenGov Symposium, hosted by The George Washington University, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announces the installation of solar panels on the W...

Is Nissan's Leaf Too Sexy for Your Pocketbook? (Video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

It's every enviro's green dream:  roll into your garage with your new Nissan Leaf, plug it in to the wall, and slip into something more comfortab...

Same-Sex Couples Match Heterosexual Couples In Performance As Adoptive Parents, UVA/GWU Study Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In multiple states, adoption for same-sex couples is against the law -- governments hold that a child needs both male and female parents for "optimal ...

Dana Perino, Former George W. Bush White House Press Secretary, To Teach At George Washington University

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino -- a veteran of the George W. Bush White House Press Secretary and a current Fox News contributor, is h...

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 ...

George Washington University Ends Dorm Housekeeping Services

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

George Washington University has decided it will discontinue its maid services in freshmen dorms, irking many incoming students who say that the servi...

Harvard's Alcohol Amnesty Policy

Isabel Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Isabel Kaplan

As this year's high school seniors choose colleges, parents might be surprised to learn that Harvard, Yale, and other elite schools have more permissi...

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 ...

An Electrifying Vision: 20 Million Plug-in Hybrids in 5 Years (Video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno


Is Wind Energy the Magic Bullet for our Energy Future? (Video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Last year, the wind industry employed more workers than coal mining, according to a report released by the American Wind Energy Association. Wind ene...

Dana Perino To Teach AT GWU?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

George Washington University has confirmed that former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino is in talks to teach at the college's Graduate School o...

The Most EXPENSIVE Colleges And Universities (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For a year at one of America's most expensive colleges, you could buy a luxury car. For four years, a house. Granted, each campus on'...

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...

Off Shore or Off Oil? (Video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Just days before the BP Deepwater oil spill, American Petroleum Institute's Rayola Dougher described the risk, as she new it, of offshore drilling: "E...

Cambodian Parliament Member Mu Sochua Visits U.S., Speaks on Lack of Human Rights at Home

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Jean-Michel Tijerina, CEO and Founder of the Cambodia Project, insisted I must meet her. After an hour over coffee, I fully comprehended why. I wa...