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.

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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.


Oxford Development Economist Sabina Alkire Joins Elliott School

December 15, 2014

Dr. Alkire comes to the university as the Oliver T. Carr Jr. Professor in International Affairs.

A demonstration against the verdict at GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Another Grand Jury Fails to Indict Police Officer

December 15, 2014

George Washington University Law School Professor Roger Fairfax analyzes decision in death of Eric Garner.

Medical students demonstrate for #WhiteCoats4BlackLives. (Photo: William Atkins)

George Washington University Medical Students Stage 'Die-In'

December 11, 2014

Protest mounted in solidarity with medical schools nationwide.

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ISIS as a Cyber Security Threat?

December 10, 2014

Propaganda machine, extreme violence in media a form of psychological Web warfare.


China’s Head of Cyberspace Discusses How to Build Mutual Trust with U.S.

December 03, 2014

Minister Lu Wei describes ways to encourage cooperation and improve bilateral relationships.

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Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Police Officer in Fatal Shooting

November 26, 2014

Law school Professor Roger Fairfax discusses action of the panel looking into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

GW symposium on mentoring native youth, student forum on Redskins’ nickname tackle cultural issues.

U.S. Sen. Al Franken Says Native Americans ‘Need Advocates’

November 21, 2014

GW symposium on mentoring native youth, student forum on Redskins’ nickname tackle cultural issues.

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George Washington University Hosts New European Union Ambassador

November 20, 2014

Amb. David O’Sullivan discusses potential for new era of free trade between U.S., Europe.

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International Students Bridge Cultures through Language

November 19, 2014

George Washington University celebrates International Education Week through language and cultural exchange.

D.C. Legalizes Marijuana: Now What?

November 19, 2014

Law School Professor Christopher A. Bracey discusses the future and legal implications of Initiative 71.

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A New Approach to ISIS? Obama Administration Reviews Strategy

November 13, 2014

Elliott School discussions with former U.S. ambassador to Syria, international affairs experts examine threat to the Middle East.

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Documents Reveal Soviets’ Role in the Fall of the Berlin Wall and German Unification

November 10, 2014
National Security Archive records show that Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev knew that the Iron Curtain was coming down in Hungary in the summer of 1989.

25 Years Later: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 10, 2014

International affairs expert examines significance of German reunification.