GW Block Party

Colonials Weekend Spotlights George Washington University Pride

A performance by comedian Seth Meyers, the annual Neighborhood Block Party, Vern Harvest and more unite GW community in celebration of university spirit.

HEADLINES

Veterans Take on a New Mission—Entrepreneurship

October 20, 2014

George Washington University hosts Semper Startup, a conference that aims to create a network of “vetrepreneurs.”

Campaign, Research and SEH Highlighted at Board Meeting

October 18, 2014

Science and Engineering Hall opening event set; “Making History” surpasses $600 million.

University Hires New Title IX Coordinator

October 17, 2014

Rory Muhammad will start Nov. 10.

Trustee Donates $2.5 Million to SEAS

October 16, 2014

Gift from Terry and Alisann Collins will support undergraduate students, create endowed professorship.

News in Brief

Many IT Pros Turn to Master’s Programs for Career Boost

Mary Granger, director of the Master of Information Systems Technology program, talks about courses offered to the mid-career professionals lacking a strong technology background.

Read the full article from The Washington Post

In Praise of the ‘Wordless’ Cartoonist

Art Spiegelman, creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning epic “Maus,” is bringing his comics and jazz show, “Wordless!,” to George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium as part of the Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival.

Read a preview in The Washington Post

FBI Favors ‘Front Door’ Surveillance Tabs for Devices

Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, contributes to the debate between law enforcement and technology companies on access to data from mobile and other personal communication devices.

Read the full Bloomberg article here

Editor's Picks

biology of nutrition

GW Students Examine the Biology Behind Healthy Eating

Columbian College service-learning course examines the importance of nutrition education.

GHSA

Getting Ahead of the Curve on Ebola Epidemic

Experts convene at George Washington to discuss the global health security agenda.

Mirror turtle ants

Spying Ants Infiltrate Enemy Territory

Assistant Professor of Biology Scott Powell has discovered a new ant species, offering a rare window into the evolution of social parasitism.

Grace Zhang

GW Researcher Receives $2 Million NIH New Innovator Award

Lijie Grace Zhang is advancing the development of tissue and organ replacements.

Chef Ernesto Pabico

GW Executive Chef Dishes Out Advice

Ernesto Pabico fills in students on the best of J Street from fresh grass-fed beef burgers to gluten-free options.

Churchill

Churchill Descendent: Great-grandfather, FDR ‘Shaped the Modern World’

Event in support of National Churchill Library and Center provides glimpse into complex relationship with the Roosevelts.

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