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GWU responds to allegations on finance-based admissions

George Washington University's Laurie Koehler says in a statement that admissions committees recommend candidates for admission with no knowledge of their financial needs, but those needs are looked at near the end of the admissions process.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 08:09pm EDT

Tags: george washington university, The Hatchet

Johns Hopkins University ranks among nation's best colleges in U.S. News list

Johns Hopkins University was one of eight colleges in the region that ranked in the top 100 in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Tags: us news and world report, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary, george washington university, University of Maryland College Park, Virginia Tech, American University

N.Y. festival deaths shine spotlight on club drug Ecstasy

The deaths of two music festival-goers in New York has shone a spotlight on a repackaged form of Ecstasy known as Molly.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:24pm EDT

Tags: ecstasy, drugs, Thomas Wise, Inova Health System, george washington university, Johns Hopkins University

Emerging brain surgery technology changes, saves lives

Sam Sandler may be a miracle. A new, minimally invasive procedure was able to remove a tumor lodged deep in his brain.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 05:01am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, sam sandler, brain tumor, george washington university, Zachary Litvack

British man convicted of attacking GW student with hammer

A 45-year-old British man has been found guilty of attacking a George Washington University student with a hammer in a campus bathroom four years ago.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: george washington university, hammer attack

U.S. releases records confirming existence of Area 51

While Americans have heard of the section of Nevada most associated with the search for extraterrestrial life and a government conspiracy to cover up the existence of aliens, the National Security Archive at George Washington University has obtained declassified documents that "finally" confirm the land's existence.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Area 51, george washington university, FOIA, U-2 spy plane, spy, government secrets, government transparency

Study: Avatars encourage women to lose weight

Researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services say a computer-generated figure - or avatar - can serve as an alter ego for dieters, enabling them to gain the skills necessary to drop pounds.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 03:58am EDT

Tags: weight loss, george washington university, Melissa Napolitano, Journal of Diabetes and Science and Technology, paula wolfson, dieting, avatar

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