GW Today Archives

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COVID Vaccine Forum 2021

GW Medical Experts Stress Safety, Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines

June 18, 2021

Specialists from a variety of medical fields answered community questions on topics from potential vaccine side effects to vaccinating while pregnant.

Honoring Juneteenth

June 17, 2021

University will observe Juneteenth holiday, President LeBlanc writes, and urges community to continue to actively contribute to the fight for racial justice and true equality.

Christine Brown-Quinn.

Introducing the New GWAA President

June 17, 2021

Christine Brown-Quinn, M.B.A. ’92, is a career expert, author and consultant with a background in international finance.

Pride flag

Pride Month 2021: GW Research Seeks to Address Workplace Discrimination, Health Equity for LGBTQ Community

June 17, 2021

Katina Sawyer of GW Business and Mandi Pratt-Chapman of the GW Cancer Center discuss how their research centers the diverse needs of LGBTQ individuals and seeks to reform discriminatory practices.

GSPM MasterClass Michael Steele

Michael Steele Shared His Perspective on the State of American Politics

June 17, 2021

The former Maryland lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee chair spoke about citizen engagement, bipartisanship and servant leadership at a GSPM MasterClass Series event.

Johnson Hate Multiverse

Malicious Content Exploits Path Ways between Online Platforms

June 16, 2021

A new study led by GW researchers demonstrates how harmful content spreads through the online “hate multiverse” across popular platforms.

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SMPA Professor Receives Fulbright Award

June 14, 2021

IDDP Founding Director Steven Livingston will study the institutional legitimacy crisis and the rise of alternative fact sources.

Screenshot of panelists discussing GW's vaccine and testing policy at a virtual forum last Thursday.

Administrators Urge Community to Submit COVID-19 Vaccine Documentation Quickly

June 14, 2021

Vaccination will be required for all students, faculty and staff who plan to return to campus in the fall.

Aicha Evans

SEAS Alumna Named on Forbes 50 Over 50 List

June 11, 2021

Aicha Evans, B.S. ’96, was recognized for her work leading self-driving startup, Zoox, which was purchased by Amazon for $1.2 billion.

Image of CPS alumni Janis Nicholas, Randy Townsend and Nikita Thompson.

Juggling the Worlds of Work and Academics to Get Ahead

June 11, 2021

The College of Professional Studies celebrated GW’s Bicentennial and 20 years of promoting career growth and change.

Mount Vernon campus

Mount Vernon Seminary Alumna, Spouse Bequeath $1 Million to GW Women’s Leadership Program

June 11, 2021

GW preserves the legacy of Mount Vernon Seminary and College through an innovative first-year living and learning community on the Mount Vernon campus.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Air Transportation

June 10, 2021

Peng Wei, SEAS assistant professor, is working on NASA-funded research to improve small aircraft safety.

Commencement October 2021 announcement

Announcing Commencement on the National Mall for Classes of 2020 and 2021

June 07, 2021

The ceremony celebrating the classes’ achievements will be on Oct. 2, 2021.

GW Physics Professor Awarded Shaw Prize in Astronomy

June 04, 2021

Chryssa Kouveliotou received international recognition for her contributions to the understanding of magnetars, a class of highly magnetized neutron stars.

Kate Yang

Study: School Shootings Shatter Communities

June 02, 2021

In a first-of-its-kind study, TSPPPA professor Lang (Kate) Yang uncovered the hidden toll of decades of school shootings as higher-income families move away from communities struggling with stigma.