New Provost M. Brian Blake gave remarks and chatted with GW community members. (William Atkins/GW Today)

GW Welcomes New Provost

M. Brian Blake most recently was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Drexel University.


‘ISIS Files’ Offer a New View into the Terrorist Organization

November 15, 2019

Program on Extremism experts discussed how internal documents left behind by the Islamic State in Iraq shape our understanding of ISIS ahead of March public release.

Collaboration with China Is Critical to Achieving Climate Goals

November 15, 2019

SEAS Assistant Professor John Helveston published a commentary urging international cooperation on the development of low carbon energy technologies.

New Study Dispels Myths about What Makes Youth Sports Fun

November 14, 2019

Girls and boys alike say trying your best and working hard—as opposed to winning—are key to having fun.


#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Learn about a major government takeover of one powerful union, connect with entrepreneurs and idealists at the Big Idea CONNECTpreneur, dance the night away at the Latin America Fiesta and more.


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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. 


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President LeBlanc Announces Extended Strategic Planning Timeline at Faculty Senate Meeting

Dr. LeBlanc reaffirmed his commitment to university-wide collaboration in developing the strategic plan and welcomed Provost Blake to GW.

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Colonial Health Center Extends Weekend Hours

The center expanded its urgent care hours for Saturdays and Sundays on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses.

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Have You Met...Christian 'Mac' Manning?

The program manager for Military & Veteran Services aims to make GW a home for its military student community.

Planet Forward Storyfest 2019

A Once in A Lifetime Trip to Galápagos

GW Planet Forward Storyfest winners talk about traveling to the Ecuadorian province to study plants and wildlife.


New App Brings Affordable, Global Lunches and Dinners to GW Students in Potomac Square

A partnership with the D.C.-based TwentyTables app brings affordable food options to the GW community in Potomac Square beginning today—with launch giveaways on Wednesday.

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Kanye West Makes a Surprise Visit to GW

GW students got an exclusive preview of the rapper’s upcoming album and documentary as well as the project’s new release date.