Joan Meier

#FamiliesToo: Family Courts Discredit Women’s Abuse Allegations

A study by GW Law professor Joan Meier found that courts fail to protect children by favoring fathers in child custody battles despite a mother’s allegation of abuse.


Outreach Continues, Interim Reports Coming as Strategic Planning Enters Next Phase

December 03, 2019

Planning committees will deliver interim reports on Jan. 24, 2020, to solicit feedback from the Faculty Senate, Board of Trustees and university community.

New Film Highlights Environmental, Social Costs of Belo Monte Dam

December 03, 2019

‘Sequestrada’ was produced by Sabrina McCormick, who says complex projects like dams in the Amazon lead to deforestation, flooding and displacement. 

Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77

December 02, 2019

Dr. Mullan, a professor of health policy and management and pediatrics, joined GW in 1998.


#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Take a wintry spin through the National Zoo at Zoolights, find the perfect gift at the Downtown Holiday Market, get new perspectives on fictionalizing history, see artistic visions of the future and more.


Campus Life 101 graphic with image of U Yard

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.


Getting to Know the DMV graphic with passport-like stamp

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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Thurston Hall

GW Leaders Thank Students for Patience Following Thurston Hall Evacuation

Thirteen rooms in Thurston Hall are being evaluated for water damage following a Friday fire.

Faculty Senate

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.

Strategic planning

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Holds Second Public Forum

The committee’s charge is to propose innovative, large scale “big ideas” to increase high-impact research and improve research productivity across the university.

Marlon West visited the Corcoran to discuss the process of animating magical worlds. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Behind the Scenes of ‘Frozen 2’

Corcoran students previewed the likely winter blockbuster with a Disney animator who created its effects.


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.

Kanye West

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.