The Hatchet Blogs

Monday June 27
5:19 p.m.
Forrest Maltzman will now serve permanently as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Hatchet file photo by Anne McBride | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Maltzman named permanent provost

Forrest Maltzman will permanently serve as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, University President Steven Knapp announced Monday.

1:22 p.m.

NIH grants $1.6 million to GW for heart failure research

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded $1.6 million to University researchers, according to a release.

Friday June 24
5:04 p.m.
Responders from D.C. Fire and EMS are in the process of rescuing two GW construction workers stuck on a hydraulic lift near District House Friday. Dan Rich | Photo Editor

D.C. Fire and EMS rescue two construction workers stuck on lift

Responders are in the process of rescuing two GW construction workers stuck on a construction lift near District House, according to a spokesman from D.C. Fire and EMS.

Thursday June 23
8:03 p.m.

Melissa Holzberg: This week’s best and worst

In case you missed it, here’s the best and worst news from around campus and the District this week.

3:36 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Celebrate the first weekend of summer with a giant barbecue, a comedy festival and fist-pumping rock music.

11:34 a.m.

Eight SMHS researchers travel to Thailand for scientific summit

Eight faculty and staff members from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences will travel to Thailand for a science and research summit this month, according to a University release.

Wednesday June 22
8:43 p.m.

2016-17 men’s basketball schedule takes shape

Although men’s basketball doesn’t tip-off on a new season for a few more months, it’s 2016-17 schedule has already begun to take shape. Here’s a complete list matchups that have been announced thus far this offseason.

3:02 p.m.

Researchers awarded $7 million to study microbiome

Researchers in the Milken Institute School of Public Health received two grants totaling $7 million last week to study the human microbiome, which is "the collection of bacteria and other microbes that live in and on the human body," according to a University release.

Tuesday June 21
3:21 p.m.

Weather officials predict severe thunderstorms in D.C. Tuesday

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of D.C., including Adams Morgan, until 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.

2:58 p.m.

Researchers discover first ‘wind nebula’ around rare star

GW researchers have discovered the first example of a "wind nebula," a cloud of high-energy particles surrounding a rare star called a magnetar.

11:17 a.m.
City Hall, a former residence hall, sold for about $80 million. Hatchet file photo

City Hall sells for almost $80 million

The owners of City Hall sold the building for more than $78 million last month, just in time for the expiration of GW’s 15-year lease on the former residence hall.

10:40 a.m.

Wahlburgers to open in Dupont Circle

Wahlburgers, led by executive chef Paul Wahlburg, brother of film star Mark Wahlburg, will open its first D.C. location this year.

Monday June 20
9:41 p.m.

D.C. residents love shows set in the District

No matter how D.C. residents feel about this year's potential commander in chief, they can all get behind the ABC drama.

5:00 p.m.

More than 45 faculty contribute to anesthesiology review book

More than 45 faculty members and researchers contributed to a new anesthesiology review book, according to a University release.

2:56 p.m.
A local business improvement district is wants to beautiful

Business improvement district recruits artists to beautify K Street

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities are seeking artists to beautify the K Street Gateway.

10:00 a.m.

Laura Castro Lindarte: Feeling at home sometimes means leaving the U.S.

It might sound off putting for someone to feel a connection to a country other than the U.S., but I’ve always viewed the U.S. as a temporary residence.

Friday June 17
9:58 a.m.

Irene Ly: This week’s best and worst

In case you missed it, here’s the best and worst news from around campus and the District this week.

Thursday June 16
8:49 p.m.

This week in music

With summer break in full swing, and new freshmen set to arrive on campus for Colonial Inauguration next week, many students are becoming quickly aware of just how hot summers in the city actually get.

3:47 p.m.
D.C. Jazz Festival will be at Yards Park on the Southeast waterfront this weekend. Hatchet file photo by Olivia Anderson | Contributing Photo Editor

Weekend Outlook

Enjoy the official start of summer this weekend with barbecue, jazz and a little history.

Wednesday June 15
7:14 p.m.

22-year-old man stabbed on 25th and I streets

A 22-year-old male victim was stabbed early Wednesday morning at 25th and I streets and taken to the GW Hospital.

2:37 p.m.

Trustee to be inducted into Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine

Luther Brady, two-time alumnus and Board of Trustees member, will be inducted into the Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine, BusinessWire reported Wednesday.