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SMHS Class of 2026 Takes the First Step in Health Care Journey

Incoming class marks its commitment to patient care during 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.


Salamander Species Shed Evolutionary Light

August 12, 2022
Three new black-bellied salamanders once thought to be a single species were discovered in the southern Appalachian Mountains by a research team led by CCAS faculty R. Alexander Pyron.

In Memoriam: Roderick French

August 11, 2022
A former philosophy professor and vice president for academic affairs, French was lauded as a “force for good” at the university.

Proof of Life: How Data Impacts the Real World

August 10, 2022
As an applied statistician, Qing Pan informs public health policy and testifies in courts. She encourages students to make numbers add up to life-changing experiences.

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Presidential Management Fellows Program Trains Future Government Leaders

GW has a long history of sending recent advanced-degree graduates to program established by executive order in 1977.

Julia Chavez Rodriguez

Biden Adviser Speaks to GW Student Interns

Julie Chavez Rodriguez shared with students her journey from the farm fields of California to the halls of the White House.

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Educating the GW and D.C. Communities about Monkeypox

In a virtual seminar, experts provided current information on the outbreak in D.C.

President Wrighton and other committee members at report launch.

President Wrighton Chairs Study Group on the Role of Chemistry in the Economy

Report from the National Academies presents a “road map” for the future of research, training and investment.


GW Joins Area Colleges and Universities in the Fight against Gun Violence

Experts in various disciplines will contribute to the new 120 Initiative of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.

GW students rescue hikers

GW Nursing Students Help to Rescue Injured Hiker in Shenandoah National Park

The injured woman called the two students “trail angels.”

GW in the News

In Slate interview, GW Law professor describes how the fall of Roe damages basic obstetric care

Sonia Suter said doctors are being forced to choose whether to follow the law or provide patients with the best health care.

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Climate crisis endangers UPS drives and other workers, GW prof tells NBC News

David Michaels, professor of environmental and occupational health, told NBC News that the number of worker deaths related to heat is greatly undercounted.

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False claims about monkeypox surface in a graphic being circulated by social media users

Christopher Mores, professor of global health, discussed medical misinformation attributed to BBC and officials at the World Health Organization.

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GW professor hails Nichelle Nichols for showing us a future in which Black people played an integral role

Jesse J. Holland, assistant professor of media and public affairs, contributed an op-ed to MSNBC on the importance of the actor who embodied Lieutenant Uhura on “Star Trek.”

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