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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.


Layoffs: What You Need to Know

August 10, 2020

Chief People Officer Dana Bradley discusses options for affected staff.

Changes to Access to GW Campuses

August 10, 2020

Beginning Aug. 28 at 5 p.m., access to all of GW’s campuses will be limited to only those who have special permission to be on campus.

Virtual Forums Answer Fall 2020 Questions

August 06, 2020

With the university shifting to online-only instruction in the fall, university leadership hosted a series of virtual forums to address community questions and concerns.


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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 (Kind of): Virtual Arts and Events While Sheltering in Place

Long-distance options for fitness, enrichment and entertainment that won’t break the bank or violate social distancing guidelines.

News in Brief

GW Professor Named Co-Editor-in-Chief of a New Journal Focused on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Larry Medsker, director of the Data Science Program, will co-lead the journal, AI and Ethics. One faculty member and two students were named to the editorial board.

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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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University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program Releases Rankings

The Elliott School’s Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies ranked as the 5th best university-affiliated regional studies center in the world and first in the United States.

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Editor's Picks

Jason Zara

GW All Access: Jason Zara of SEAS

The 2020 winner of the Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching Excellence is optimistic that virtual learning might make students better engineers.

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GW All Access: Martín Zysmilich of CCAS

Chemistry professor says some techniques from virtual learning should remain in place whenever classes convene in person again.

Alexander Cromwell

GW All Access: Alexander Cromwell of the Elliott School

Dr. Cromwell will create an engaging online learning experience for students to enhance their research and career skills as an internship course faculty adviser.

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Important Fall Update: Adjusting GW’s On-Campus Plans

GW leadership announces all undergraduate and most graduate classes to be online in fall semester.

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Virtual Teaching Camps Will Help Instructors Transition to Distance and Blended Learning

FLEX Camps, offered by GW Libraries and Academic Innovation, offers faculty guidance on adapting existing courses no matter what teaching looks like in the fall.

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Faculty Learn to Design for a Combination of Online and in-Person Learning

At GW LAI’s first FLEX Camp session, faculty members worked through the basics of adapting their teaching to a hybrid in-person and distance educational format.