Fall 2014

GW Today’s Top 15 Stories of the Semester

December 17, 2014

The visit to the George Washington University of President Obama and Stephen Colbert leads the list of Fall 2014's most popular stories.

Christy Willis

Christy Willis Retires After 30-Year Career

December 17, 2014

Executive director of disability support services has led office since 1990.

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USOC Will Submit Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

December 17, 2014

Committee expects to decide between Washington, three other finalists in January.

Kouveliotou, Chryssa

Stargazer Sets Her Sights on George Washington University

December 14, 2014

NASA Senior Scientist Chryssa Kouveliotou, a leading expert on gamma-ray bursts and magnetars, to join the Physics Department.

Barack Obama

President Obama and Colbert Duke It Out

December 08, 2014

President discusses immigration, Keystone pipeline and steals host’s chair in "Colbert Report" segment at George Washington University.

Diane Knapp

Diane Knapp Turns Healthy Eating into a Campaign

December 08, 2014

The Urban Food Task Force chair discusses designing a sustainable F Street House, creating a healthy food agenda and the modern food system.

Kevin Larsen

International Student Athletes Thriving at GW

December 08, 2014

Across many sports, Colonials are successful inside and outside of the classroom.

Peter Sacco, Vincent Gray

GW Student Receives Mayor’s Community Service Award

December 03, 2014

Peter Sacco honored with D.C. Government Service Star.

Dana Tai

Dancing the Dream

December 01, 2014

Through Dana Tai Soon Burgess company, sophomore Ben Sanders has embarked on a professional dance career.

President's Medal

Simon Lee Awarded President’s Medal

November 20, 2014

Alumnus, founder and CEO of STG Inc. is first Korean-American to receive honor.

Judy Arkes

In Memoriam: Judy Arkes

November 17, 2014

George Washington University’s “academic historian” was the brains behind the university bulletin.

Nelson Carbonell, William Murphy

GW Celebrates Making History in Philadelphia

November 14, 2014

Event in support of $1 billion philanthropic campaign draws alumni and friends.

A Toast to George Washington University

A Toast to George Washington University

November 12, 2014

Alumna Susie Selby hosts special GW tasting at her California winery.

Igor Efimov

Top Heart Researcher to Chair Department of Biomedical Engineering

November 11, 2014

Igor Efimov is creating implantable devices to put damaged hearts back in step.

Mark Warner Wins Senate Race in Virginia

November 07, 2014

Ed Gillespie concedes election.

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