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New Seva Teaching Kitchen Fund Expands GW’s Culinary Medicine Program

Generous gift from former faculty member will promote health through nutrition at Foggy Bottom teaching kitchen space.


For Alumnus, Welcoming Campus Brought New Perspectives

September 20, 2022
Blind from birth, John P. Benison has triumphed over life challenges. Now a federal civil rights leader, he credits his success to his parents and GW.

‘A Testament to the Quality of Our Program’

September 19, 2022
Good news comes with the awarding of two grants to GW’s Institute for Middle East Studies.

GW’s Biostatistics Center Celebrates 50 Impactful Years

September 16, 2022
Five decades of saving lives, improving outcomes for sick patients praised during the daylong, landmark anniversary symposium.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Guide

Look back over 50 years of bold, witty and sometimes weighty dance innovation by GW’s own Maida Withers. Plus a discussion with CNN reporters about policies affecting the midterm elections, citywide creative energy at Art All Night and more.

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New GW Nursing Dean Brings Innovative Research, Extensive Teaching Experience to GW

Mei R. Fu, senior associate dean for research at Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden, has 20 years of progressive experience in faculty and administrative roles.

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GW Rises in Pair of National College Lists

University climbs in Forbes and U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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District House Celebrates Grand Opening of Revamped Dining Hall

GW Dining unveils new cuisine choices and technology updates at H Street residence hall.

Alumni and Families Weekend

GW Invites Alumni, Families to Campus for Fun-Filled Weekend

This year’s Alumni & Families Weekend is Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

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From Meatpacking to Policing, GW Researchers Bridge Disciplines to Address Inequity

Equity Institute Initiative will showcase researchers’ work on racial, ethnic and socioeconomic equity Sept. 22 and 23.

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Getting to Know the DMV: Foggy Bottom

This Northwest D.C. riverside neighborhood went from a 19th-century manufacturing hub to home base for the George Washington University.

GW in the News

Orange County Register published an article by GW Law student Tahmineh Dehbozorg urging support for Iranians protesting the dictatorship.

The death of a woman in police custody after she was seized for not wearing a head covering has brought angry citizens into Iranian streets.

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Stephen Forssell, director of the LGBT Health Policy and Practice Graduate Certificate program, comments for Education Week about Virginia’s transgender student policy.

Policies like the one recently introduced by Virginia’s governor are harmful to their mental health and physical safety, Forssell says.

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Axios quoted Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz, associate professor of prevention and community health, on the unequal toll of climate disasters.

Rodriguez-Diaz sees systemic racism at work as an underlying feature of the response to hurricanes in Puerto Rico.

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