Alumni Election

Eight GW Graduates Seek Another Term in Elective Office

As the midterm elections near, university political expert analyzes alumni races.


How Tough Is Your Textbook?

October 24, 2014

Forum at George Washington University looks at educational standards around the globe.

Meghan Chapple Announced as New ITF Co-Chair

October 22, 2014

Office of Sustainability director will succeed Dave Lawlor.

Alumna on the Front Line of Ebola Fight

October 22, 2014

As a CDC “disease detective,” Lauren Epstein monitors health care workers exposed to the virus in the United States.

GW Physician Develops Social Network for Breast Cancer Patients

October 21, 2014

HerStory, a free mobile app, provides a safe place for women to share experiences and receive advice.

News in Brief

President Knapp among D.C. Area’s top business leaders

George Washington University President Steven Knapp joins the ranks of the “Power 100” in the Washington Business Journal's third annual roundup of the Greater Washington area’s most influential business leaders.

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Are Republicans Winning the Women’s Vote?

George Washington University’s Battleground State pollsters are skeptical of a recent AP poll indicating women voters favoring GOP candidates. “It seems off, honestly” says Celinda Lake, a Democratic pollster.

Read the full analysis at Time

‘Meet the Press’ Moderator Among New SMPA Council Members

SMPA has added Chuck Todd; CNN’s Sam Feist; alumna Susan Smirnoff, B.A. ’74; political pollster Cornell Belcher; and Charles Minton, president of Minton’s Fire & Security Specialists, Inc. to its National Council for Media and Public Affairs.

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George Washington University Has Most Global Freshman Class in D.C.

According to a graphic published in The Washington Post Magazine last Sunday, GW’s freshman class boasts students from 48 foreign countries—the most international students of the seven D.C. universities polled.

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GW Students Examine the Biology Behind Healthy Eating

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


Getting Ahead of the Curve on Ebola Epidemic

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

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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.

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Chef José Andrés’ New Restaurant Is Coming to the George Washington University

Beefsteak, Mr. Andrés’ first fast-casual restaurant, opens in January 2015.


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.