GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

School library

GSEHD Researcher Studies District-Led School Turnaround Initiative

July 06, 2020

Joshua Glazer’s new report adds to a decade-long examination of a local effort in Tennessee to improve the lowest performing schools with recommendations for sustaining success.

Social Media

Social Media Disinformation Discredits Democratic Elections

July 06, 2020

A virtual forum hosted by GW’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics explored how online disinformation contributes to voting suppressions and undermines elections.


'ISIS Files' Shed Light on Inner Workings of Terror Group

July 02, 2020

The documents recovered in Iraq provide insight on the terror groups’ operations in Iraq.

Trustees Gate

GW to Eliminate All Fossil Fuel Investments from Endowment

June 29, 2020

University also targets reversing all greenhouse gas emissions it has produced in its nearly 200-year history.

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Board of Trustees Approves Renaming Framework

June 29, 2020

The framework includes principles, procedures and considerations for addressing the proposed renaming of on-campus buildings and memorials.


Milken Institute SPH Receives Grant to Strengthen Health Equity Leadership Program

June 26, 2020

The $3.5 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies will fund the global program aimed to address health inequities through 2028.

In Memoriam: Carl S. Gewirz

June 26, 2020

Mr. Gewirz’s steadfast support of Jewish life at GW carried a family tradition into its second century.

Statement from GW President Thomas LeBlanc on D.C. Statehood

June 26, 2020

The historic U.S. House of Representatives vote today represents a vote for equality for more than 700,000 District residents, Dr. LeBlanc writes.

COVID-19 Research

SEAS Team Graphs a COVID-19 Search Engine

June 25, 2020

Professor Howie Huang led the development of a novel visual search engine for COVID-19 research papers.

A Statement Regarding a Bust of George Washington

June 24, 2020

The bust was found no longer affixed to its stand at 23rd and F streets.

GW Issues Employee Guidance as D.C. Enters Phase 2 of Reopening

June 24, 2020

The university anticipates a gradual return of employees to campuses starting on Monday, July 6.

Supreme Court

Dissecting the Supreme Court Decision on DACA

June 24, 2020

The executive director of GW’s Cisneros Institute answers questions about what the court’s ruling means for DACA recipients.

New Vice Provost of Enrollment and Student Success Announced

June 24, 2020

Jay Goff has received national recognition for his higher education strategy and enrollment management efforts, which have increased enrollment, diversity, access, affordability and student success.

Strainoptronics: A New Way to Control Photons

June 22, 2020

GW researchers create first efficient 2D material photodetector for telecom wavelengths, a discovery that has the potential to advance communications and computer systems.


Lenore Miller

Director of Luther W. Brady Art Gallery to Retire

June 19, 2020

Lenore D. Miller, who is also chief curator of university art galleries, will retire at the end of June after nearly 50 years at GW.