GW President Thomas LeBlanc addresses Faculty Senate on Friday. (William Atkins/GW Today)

President Acknowledges Past and Looks to Future at Faculty Senate

Dr. LeBlanc outlined context for GW’s next steps and Dean Brigety reported on the state of the Elliott School.

HEADLINES

Researchers Develop Therapy to Fight Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

February 15, 2019

A preclinical study of deactivated platelets promises new approach to treating diseases.

GW Recognized as a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

February 15, 2019

The university placed among the top research institutions for generating Fulbright students, with a total of 11 students accepting the award in the 2018-2019 year.

GWSB Alumnus Dan Simons Talks Living Life without Regrets

February 13, 2019

In the third George Talks Business event, the founder and co-owner of Farmers Restaurant Group explained his philosophies on time management and entrepreneurship



 

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Campus Life 101

A new 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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Getting to Know the DMV

The DMV—the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia—is home to broad, diverse communities and neighborhoods that offer history, good eats, parks and waterfronts—much of it a quick Metro ride away. 


 

GWToDo

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

See Norman Rockwell’s iconic tribute to FDR’s “four freedoms,” learn how to run for office, take in Shakespearean slapstick and more.

News in Brief

GSEHD Dean among Top Scholars Contributing to Education Conversations

Michael J. Feuer was listed on the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence list, which highlights the top 200 scholars who contribute to public discussion on education.

Read more at Education Week

GSPM Professor Discusses Why a ‘Measly $3.7 billion’ Border Wall Means So Much

Michael Cornfield said the wall conflict is not about its physical composition, cost or length but with what conception of American nationalism and nationalization will prevail.

Read more at The Guardian

GW Law Professor Talks about Democratic Plans for Impeachment

Jonathan Turley said House Democrats cannot act on their promises of impeachment without a clear act to warrant such action.

Read more at The Hill

GW Nursing Recognized for Its Commitment to Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine awarded GW Nursing with the national distinction of the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for its outstanding demonstration of diversity and inclusion.

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Editor's Picks

Shannon McKeown

Study Abroad Ignites Passion for Undergraduate Research

Senior Shannon McKeown was inspired to research Jordanian national identity following a semester in Amman.

Emilia Entcheva

The Future of Personalized Medicine

SEAS professor Emilia Entcheva, a pioneer in cardiac optogenetics, is advancing stem cell science through federally-funded research.

Ron Chernow Event Promotion

GW Announces Presidential Distinguished Event Series

Ron Chernow, the award-winning historian whose book inspired the Broadway play “Hamilton,” will visit the university to kick off the series.

Brittany Bigelow

Staff Focus: Brittany Bigelow Puts Safety First

As one of GW’s health safety specialists, D.C. native Ms. Bigelow uses her public health expertise to train students, faculty and staff on laboratory protocol.

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Strategic Initiatives Website Launches

The site provides new information about the university’s five strategic initiatives and brings them under the theme “Together, We Raise High.”

Benjamin Hopkins

Closing the Gap on Critical Need for East Asian Language and Area Studies

The GW Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Institute for Korean Studies were awarded funding to establish a national resource center to broaden the study of the East Asian