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GW Designates $22.5 Million in Gifts for Student Financial Assistance

Funds include largest one-time alumni donation in university history.


‘Safety Net’ of Ambitious Goals Needed to Tackle Alarming Biodiversity Decline

October 30, 2020

CCAS professor Amy Zanne worked with an international team to analyze new global biodiversity goals after decade-long targets for 2020 fall short.

GWSB’s Vanessa Perry Discusses Challenges for Black Homeownership

October 29, 2020

Dr. Perry authored the 2020 State of Homeownership in Black America report, which details why this has been a persistent issue for decades.

#OnlyAtGW: Dominican Republic President Speaks at Virtual Event

October 29, 2020

CCAS student Gaetano Pellicce Sebelen introduced President Luis Abinader at an online GSPM seminar evaluating the upcoming U.S. presidential election.


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Campus Life 101

A series from GW Today that offers tips on the basics of navigating life at college from staying safe to adjusting to college academics and managing stress.


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GW All Access

A new series from GW Today shows how GW is preparing for the fall semester and a high-quality academic experience.



#GWtoDo: Your Curated (Virtual) Arts and Events Guide

Black Lives Matter co-creator Alicia Garza discusses the fight for racial justice. Plus a chat with deans Cissy Petty and Colette Coleman, documentary screenings, GW’s Halloween costume contest and more.

News in Brief

Biology Alumna Selected for 2020 Chorafas Foundation Award

Amulya Yaparl won the prestigious Switzerland-based award made annually to recent doctoral graduates who complete excellent dissertations in the life sciences.

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CCAS Alumnus Named American Council of Learned Societies Emerging Voices Fellow

Craig Allen, a recent American studies doctoral graduate, was one of 45 inaugural fellows to receive a one-year remote post with an ACLS Research University Consortium partner through the program, meant to support early career scholars through COVID-19.

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Anthropology Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Alison S. Brooks, a paleoanthropologist and Paleolithic archaeologist, was recognized for her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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GW Nursing Students Take Charge at COVID-19 Testing Site

Undergraduate nursing students perform nasal swabs on patients at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology campus, obtaining clinical hours and experience.

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Former Clerk Remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg

GW Law professor Paul Schiff Berman, who clerked for the justice in the 1997-1998 term of the Supreme Court, shared his thoughts on her legacy.

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GW All Access: Michele Carlson of the Corcoran

The artist and writer sees virtual learning as an opportunity to make the art of printmaking more democratic and accessible.

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Students Participate in Virtual Meet and Greet with Justice Breyer

In an #OnlyatGW moment, the Supreme Court justice answered questions from students about the court’s most impactful decisions, how the justices reach compromise and more.

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GW All Access: Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service

The center will continue facilitating virtual service opportunities for the GW community throughout the fall semester.

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Q & A: How and Why to Get Your Flu Shot

Amita Vyas of the Milken Institute SPH lays out the reasons GW and the CDC are encouraging flu vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic