GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Manyung Emma Hon

What’s the Big Idea: Envirobe

April 01, 2020

Manyung Emma Hon’s startup is developing plastic eating microbes as a solution to the world’s growing plastics problem.

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ICYMI: GW’s Latest COVID-19 Updates

March 30, 2020

The university communicated updates about belonging retrieval to students and reaffirmed its commitment to non-discriminatory academic programs.

President LeBlanc: 'We Remain a Strong Community'

March 30, 2020

Dr. LeBlanc recognizes health care and safety providers, students, faculty and staff, notes GW continues to operate to fulfill its essential public health, clinical and educational missions.

mother with children

Q & A: Talking to Kids about COVID-19

March 30, 2020

CCAS Professor of Psychology Cynthia Rohrbeck shared some tips on the best approaches to discussing the global pandemic with children.

Medium Rare

Restaurant Co-owned by GW Alumnus Delivers Free Meals to Older Residents

March 30, 2020

Medium Rare, a chain in the DMV, provides full-course meals to those who cannot get out to buy food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q & A: What Does the Stimulus Bill Mean for the Economy?

March 30, 2020

GWSB Professor Danny Leipziger shares some insights on how Congress’ $2.2 trillion stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic could help the U.S. economy.

Michael Keidar

SEAS Professor Developing Medical Equipment Decontamination System to Battle COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Michael Keidar’s “plasma brush” could help medical providers sterilize masks and other equipment.


Patricia ‘Polly’ Pittman Installed as Fitzhugh Mullan Professor of Health Workforce Equity

March 25, 2020

Dr. Pittman, a renowned expert in health workforce policy, co-founded the Mullan Institute with the late Fitzhugh Mullan.

How to Help GW Students Now

March 24, 2020

GW Cares Student Assistance Fund supports students with financial hardships, including those related to COVID-19.


ICYMI: Recent Updates on GW’s Response to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

GW announced alternative plans for commencement, extended telework for employees and other important information to assist the GW community.

Promising Futures

GW in the Community: Building Pipelines to Success for D.C. Youth

March 23, 2020

Promising Futures engages D.C. middle and high school students as ambassadors and peer educators with a focus on everything from health to leadership skills.

A parent participates in distance learning in 2017. (William Atkins)

Communication, Well-being and Flexibility Are Key to Virtual Learning Period

March 23, 2020

Educational technology expert Natalie Milman said students and teachers should keep lines of communication open.

Kathleen M. Roche

U.S. Immigration Policy Potentially Puts Latino Teens at Risk

March 20, 2020

 A new study found that teens with a family member who had been deported or detained said they thought about killing themselves and faced other health risks.

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Important COVID-19 Message from President LeBlanc

March 16, 2020

GW will extend the virtual learning period through the end of the spring semester, cancel all on-campus events.

GW Medical Enterprise Provides Update on Providers Testing Positive for COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Health care workers affected are in self-isolation and are doing well.