GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Larry King

In Memoriam: Larry King

January 25, 2021

Legendary broadcast veteran who has funded student scholarships at SMPA, dies at 87.

President LeBlanc bumps elbows with a student during spring move-in

GW Welcomes Additional Students during Spring Move-In

January 25, 2021

One thousand students are moving into Foggy Bottom campus residences for the spring semester.

Chief James Tate

GW Police Chief Talks about Building Community

January 25, 2021

Chief James Tate, who began leading GW Police a year ago, discussed the department’s new training and transparency initiatives as well as his vision for the future.

Student EMTs respond to Capitol riot

Student EMTs Step Up to Serve GW, D.C. Communities

January 25, 2021

Members of EMeRG provided emergency medical services on Inauguration Day and rendered aid during the riot at the Capitol.

ECE photo

Electrical and Computer Engineering Labs Adapt for Virtual Learning

January 25, 2021

SEAS faculty introduced cutting-edge technology to traditional in-person lab courses, a change that will outlast the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NASA established the April burst's possible location in galaxy NGC 253,  about 11.4 million light-years away.

NASA Missions Unmask Magnetar Eruptions in Nearby Galaxies

January 22, 2021

A team of GW magnetar experts was part of the international collaboration that analyzed data from space- and ground-based observatories.

GW Tempietto

Inauguration Preparation, Vaccine Updates Highlighted at Faculty Senate

January 19, 2021

Provost M. Brian Blake also presented a report on research.

Insurrection at Capitol Hill Panel

The Insurrection at the Capitol and Its Legal Implications

January 18, 2021

GW Law experts discussed whether the Senate can hold an impeachment trial after Trump leaves office, the legality of Trump’s ban from social media platforms and more.

Clint Smith

Virtual Day of Service Centers Martin Luther King Jr.’s Philosophies

January 18, 2021

The annual MLK Jr. Day of Service used its virtual platform this year to educate volunteers on how to use Dr. King’s principles of equality and peace toward creating a more just society.

CCAS faculty on Zoom

GW Researchers Discuss ‘Democracy Under Siege’ in Wake of Capitol Riots

January 18, 2021

The Humanities Center hosted a panel to analyze how white supremacy, anti-blackness, anti-immigrant attitudes, anti-Semitism and truth distortion caused the “MAGA uprising.”

Capitol Hill Siege

Program on Extremism Tracks Those Arrested in the U.S. Capitol Siege

January 17, 2021

The POE launched an online database of court records for suspects connected to the Jan. 6 attack on the seat of Congress.


GW’s DC Entrepreneurial Instruction & Mentorship Network Receives Funding for Pilot Program

January 17, 2021

Led by grantor Wells Fargo Bank, with support from the Washington DC Economic Partnership and Pepco, the new program offered by the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports diverse startup owners in Washington, D.C.

S&P Global Ratings Affirms GW’s A+ Credit Rating

January 14, 2021

The university has a stable financial outlook as GW navigates the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.

University Holiday on Inauguration Day, Important Safety Information

January 13, 2021

GW leadership provides update on steps to protect safety of university community in anticipation of Inauguration Day.

Vivian Walston photo

GW Staff Member Reflects on 40-Year Career

January 13, 2021

Vivian Walston, a finance coordinator in expense reporting for Procure-to-Pay, celebrated 40 years working at GW in 2020.