Student EMTs Celebrate 20 Years of Calls and Community

Volunteers operate a 24/7 free ambulance and medical response service for students, faculty and staff that helps patients cut costs and gives volunteers real-world experience.


GW’s Rodham Institute Summit Focuses on Youth

October 24, 2016

At the fourth annual gathering, health experts and grassroots leaders urge empowering youth as a way to improve individual and community health.

Presidential Search, New University Website Headline Board Meeting

October 22, 2016

More than 100 candidates have been nominated for university president.

Science, Math or History as a Second Language

October 19, 2016

GSEHD professors receive $2.5 million from Education Department to help content-area teachers address needs of English language learners.

Colombian Ambassador Says Peaceful Transition Is Underway

October 19, 2016

Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón said a peace deal between the Colombian government and rebels rejected by voters is part of the democratic process.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Get ready for Halloween with Boo Bash at Kogan Plaza! Plus, you can also catch a Supreme Court justice, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, a political commentator, Alumni Weekend and more.


News in Brief

School of Nursing Dean Receives Leadership in Nursing Education Award

Pamela Jeffries accepted the National League for Nursing Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education last week.

Read more at the School of Nursing website

GW, joining national movement, opens a food pantry to feed students in need

"The Store" is open to students in need of free food, an issue being addressed at more and more colleges.

Read More at the Washington Post

Why U.S. taxpayers may pay most of Apple’s $14.5 billion tax bill

GW professor explains the implications of the European Commission's whopping judgment against the tech giant.

Read the story at the Washington Post

Iron Blocks Help Tell Gut-Wrenching Story of Transatlantic Slave Trade

Artifacts found at GW-run dive site will be on display at African American History Museum.

Full Story at Smithsonian

Editor's Picks

Bernie Sanders will speak at Lisner Auditorium in November.

Bernie Sanders’ Book Tour includes a Stop at Lisner Auditorium

GW and Politics & Prose announce two events: chats with Sen. Sanders on Nov. 16 and another with Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery on Nov. 15.

Reem Al Shabeeb

GW Undergraduate Researcher Finds Balance with Laboratory Work and Karate

The Iraqi senior contributes to research that aims to cure conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and uncover the mysteries of infertility.

Provost Maltzman

Provost Explains New Budget Model at Faculty Senate

Forrest Maltzman says the new GW budget process is “radically different” from its predecessor.

Eric Holder

Former Attorney General Eric Holder Looks Back on a Career Seeking Fairness

The HistoryMakers archival project records a conversation with the first African American attorney general.

beales gift

$3.2 Million Bequest Will Fund Professorship of Accountability in Journalism

Char Beales, B.A. ’73, and GWSB Professor Howard Beales pledge largest-ever gift to School of Media and Public Affairs.

GW Steps Challenge

Step up for Prizes in GW Steps Challenge

Two-week fitness challenge offers Apple Watch, lunch and bragging rights to individuals and teams in GW community who log the most steps.