Undergraduate Applications to GW Rise More Than 28 Percent

Undergraduate Applications to GW Rise More Than 28 Percent

An unprecedented number of students are applying to the university, including more from underrepresented groups.

HEADLINES

In Memoriam: Benno P. Fritz

February 05, 2016

George Washington University Band Director remembered for dedication to students.

International Strategy, Athletics Discussed at Board of Trustees Meeting

February 05, 2016

Remarks from President Knapp, Doug Shaw, Patrick Nero highlight session.

GW Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Rates for 2016-17

February 05, 2016

Returning undergraduates will see no tuition increase next year, incoming undergraduates’ increase is limited to 3 percent.

George Washington University Names Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

February 03, 2016

Kevin Pelphrey, a global leader in autism research, and $5 million investment will transform GW into a top research and treatment center for adolescents and young adults with autism.

News in Brief

Will the College Admissions Test Disappear?

More U.S. colleges are making admissions tests optional, but that doesn’t necessarily let kids skip the SAT or ACT.

Read the full article from Bloomberg News

Were the Iowa Polls Wrong?

Ron Faucheux, adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Political Management, examines the evidence from recent pre-caucus polling.

Read the full article from The Hill

The Genocidal Threat of Homegrown Jihadism in America

Program on Extremism's director Lorenzo Vidino and deputy director Seamus Hughes discuss new dynamics facing young American Muslims.

Read the full article from The New York Observer

Howard University Signs Deal to Turn Meridian Hill Dorm into Luxury Rentals

The agreement is the latest move by the historically black university to bring in new revenue and reverse years of financial strain.

Read the full article from The Washington Post

#GWtoDo: Your Weekly Events Agenda

Ring in the Year of the Monkey! Also, get ready for Anderson Cooper, “The Walking Dead” and Adam Devine.

 

Editor's Picks

Senior Jonquel Jones is a member of the women's basketball team.

GWMusicMonday: How Jonquel Jones Powers Up

Introducing a monthly short Spotify playlist curated by GW students, staff or faculty.

David Falk speaks at the Jack Morton Auditorium. (William Atkins/GW Today)

What Does It Take to Represent NBA Legends?

Super sports agent and Michael Jordan rep David Falk establishes new entreprenuerial academy at the George Washington University Law School.

George statue

GW Gets to Work During Blizzard

Staff, students dig out, keep busy as Winter Storm Jonas arrives and departs.

A volunteer helps paint walls at Douglas Memorial Church in Northeast Washington, D.C. (Photo: Logan Werlinger/GW Today)

George Washington University Honors King’s Legacy

Hundreds of volunteers join U.S. attorney general in a “day on” for 22nd Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Snow

A Message from President Steven Knapp

Dr. Knapp acknowledges staff and faculty efforts in battling Winter Storm Jonas.

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GW Today’s Top 15 of the Fall 2015 Semester

Appointment of Reuben E. Brigety II to Elliott School deanship tops list of most-read stories.

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