GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Undergraduate Researcher Aims to Map Gentrification in D.C.

June 26, 2019

Senior Gavin Derleth plans to quantify and analyze the impact of gentrification on neighborhoods and members of the local community.

CEPL Director James Robinson, VP for Development and Alumni Relations Donna Arbide, Calvin Cafritz, and Thomas and Anne LeBlanc

The Cafritz Foundation Recognizes Distinguished D.C. Government Employees

June 24, 2019

GW President Thomas LeBlanc and the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership host a celebration that honored extraordinary public servants.

Leana Wen

Planned Parenthood President Discusses Need for Reproductive Healthcare Providers

June 24, 2019

During the inaugural Health Workforce Equity Summit, Leana Wen said that it is a critical time to be part of the reproductive health workforce.

GW Celebrate Pride 2019

In Photos: GW Celebrates Pride Month

June 24, 2019

Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Greenwich Village in New York City, which was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States


Pollinators Find a Home at GW

June 24, 2019

Students are studying what kind of insects spend their days feeding off Foggy Bottom flowers to better understand how to support the local ecosystem.

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: Democratic Socialism Should Be a Byword, Not a Boogeyman

June 13, 2019

The senator and presidential candidate delivered a rebuke to “unfettered capitalism” and proposed an “economic bill of rights” during speech at GW.


Milken Institute SPH Launches Summer Institute

June 13, 2019

The school will offer two graduate level courses that aim to provide experiential and skills-based learning for students and working professionals.

Laurie Koehler

Laurie Koehler Named VP for Marketing and Enrollment Strategy at Ithaca College

June 11, 2019

Ms. Koehler most recently has overseen the Enrollment and the Student Experience unit and improvements to access, diversity and retention efforts.


What Can Policymakers Learn from California’s Childhood Vaccine Law?

June 10, 2019

A study led by Avi Dor, Milken Institute SPH professor of health policy and management, found the 2016 law led to an increase in vaccination rates.

Flemming Awards 2019

Arthur S. Flemming Award Recognizes Public Servants

June 07, 2019

Former Sen. Elizabeth Dole received a lifetime achievement award, and other government employees were honored by GW for exceptional work in the public sector. 

Kidney care summit

Global Kidney Summit at GW Engages Patients and Practitioners

June 07, 2019

SMHS Professor Dominic Raj recognized as an innovator in nephrology.

Nate Fassnacht

Two Colonials Selected in MLB Draft

June 06, 2019

Nate Fassnacht taken by Philadelphia, Dom D'Alessandro taken by Boston.

Program on Extremism

Report Details How Islamic State Supporters Use Telegram

June 06, 2019

The Program on Extremism report finds that IS sympathizers work within private channels and groups to share propaganda and guide operations.

ghost forest

Chesapeake Bay Ghost Forests Highlight Wetland Transformation

June 06, 2019

A new paper by CCAS researcher Keryn Gedan examines the body of research on land conversion driven by sea-level rise.