A Colonial World Series

A Colonial World Series

Alumni, former coaches among GW connections for Royals and Giants in the Fall Classic.


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.

Chairman of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Join Elliott School

October 21, 2014

Allison Macfarlane will lead Center for International Science and Technology Policy and M.A. program.

News in Brief

‘Meet the Press’ Moderator Chuck Todd 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 the 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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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

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biology of nutrition

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.

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.

Jose Andres

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.