GW Today Archives

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Karl Racine

Day of Service Begins King Week

January 18, 2022
GW’s annual MLK Day of Service featured remarks by President Wrighton and keynote speaker Karl Racine, D.C. attorney general.
Sidney Chu

GW Alumnus Prepares for Olympic Speed Skating Debut

January 18, 2022
Sidney Chu, B.S. ‘21, will represent Hong Kong in short track speed skating at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
Mark S. Wrighton

President Mark S. Wrighton Addresses Faculty Senate

January 16, 2022
The new GW president outlined some priorities for his tenure and acknowledged the challenges faced by the university community.
health care worker.

GW Launches Project to Combat Burnout among Health Care Workers

January 13, 2022
A $6 million grant will support research aimed at strengthening the nation’s health care workforce, which has been strained by the pandemic and other factors.
snow on university gate

In-Person Classes to Resume Jan. 18, Employees to Return to Regular Work Schedule

January 12, 2022
Telework and hybrid employees should return to those schedules and in-person and designated on-site employees should report to work, unless directed otherwise by their supervisor. 

Researchers Switch off Gene to Switch on Ultraviolet in Butterfly Wings

January 11, 2022
A new study led by biology professor Arnaud Martin reveals how species develop distinctive traits and offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to witness evolution in action.
King Family

Saving MLK: Alumnus Author Recounts King’s Days of Peril

January 11, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. faced a harrowing nine days in a dangerous prison in 1960. In his book, Paul Kendrick, B.A. ’05, M.P.A. ’07, tells how King’s ordeal changed politics as we know it.
American flag raised at Jan. 6 rally.

Researcher: Democracy Can Thrive in Darkness

January 10, 2022
Fear has invaded many aspects of American political life, but hasn’t quashed political organizing, scholar Emily Van Duyn said at an IDDP-hosted conference on the Jan. 6 insurrection.
snow on campus

FAQ: COVID-19 and Return to Campus Spring 2022

January 10, 2022
The university addresses common questions about this month’s return to campus.
Kate Heath named new director of student entrepreneurship

Alumna Returns to GW as New Director of Student Entrepreneurship

January 07, 2022
Kate Heath, M.B.A. ’10, was drawn to the position for the opportunity to own and drive an inclusive strategy.
Johnson Online Parenting

Online Parenting Communities Pulled Closer to Extreme Groups

January 06, 2022
A team of GW researchers revealed how dangerous misinformation has spread during the pandemic and why Facebook’s safeguards are not working.
gridlock traffic.

Nearly 2 Million Children Worldwide Develop Asthma as a Result of Breathing in Traffic- Related Pollution

January 06, 2022
A second study by the research team links 1.8 million excess deaths around the world to urban air pollution.
Bil Adams Antarctica

Around the World: TSPPPA’s Adams Completes Global Journey

January 04, 2022
Globe-trotting professor joined an ultra-exclusive club as a visitor to all 196 nations on earth.
Dwight Cropp

In Memoriam: Dwight S. Cropp

January 04, 2022
The former GW professor and administrator was also a long-time public servant in the District of Columbia.

Josh Grossman Named GW’s Executive Director of Media Relations

January 04, 2022
Grossman joined the university community in December and will serve as GW’s chief spokesperson.