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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Be Mindful of What Makes America Great

February 24, 2017
Supreme Court justice discusses gender equality, immigrants’ rights and freedom of speech at George Washington University.

In Memoriam: James Oliver Horton

February 24, 2017
Professor emeritus of American studies and history was a consummate scholar, especially in African American history, and known at GW for his humor, quick wit and as a mentor to generations of students.
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Lecture and Wreath Laying Cap Month-Long Celebration of George Washington

February 23, 2017
Walter Russell Mead, a Bard College professor, discussed Washington’s legacy with respect to religious freedom and tolerance at the sixth annual George Washington lecture.
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Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham Coming to Campus for CNN Town Hall

February 23, 2017
GW students, faculty and staff will receive an email on how to request to attend the March 1 event.

GW Women's Basketball Team Wins Share of Regular Season Conference Title

February 23, 2017
Colonials will play the winner of Duquesne vs. George Mason game at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in Atlantic 10 tournament.
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GW among Top Fulbright Producers

February 22, 2017
Twelve students are teaching English and conducting research abroad.
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U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Deliver GW Commencement Address

February 21, 2017
The GW alumna, combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient said she looks forward to encouraging graduates to “go out and make a difference in the world.”
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#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

February 21, 2017
Celebrate GW events continue with a trip to Mount Vernon and a lecture about George Washington. Plus, don’t miss a screening of the award-winning dark comedy “Fargo,” a dance marathon and events in honor of Black Heritage Celebration.

Professors Award Their Oscars

February 20, 2017
GW film and theater experts share who they think will take home golden statues on Feb. 26.

‘Songs of My People’ 25 Years Later

February 17, 2017
SMPA Professor Imani M. Cheers reimagines the iconic 1992 photography exhibition that documented African American life.

Five Alumni to Receive Outstanding Service Awards

February 17, 2017

Five George Washington University alumni will receive the Alumni Outstanding Service Award in April for their volunteer efforts in support of the university.


Researchers Design Facial Recognition System to Track Wild Lemurs

February 17, 2017
Experts hope the method will help answer evolutionary questions and aid in conservation efforts for the world’s most endangered group of mammals.

Protein-Fueled Fruit Flies More Likely to Produce Successful Sons

February 16, 2017
A GW biology researcher published a paper linking high-protein paternal diets to increased success in offspring mating.

In His Own Words: A Founding Father’s Educational Legacy

February 16, 2017
George Washington believed a national university in Washington, D.C., could eliminate “jealousies and prejudices.”

Black Athletes and Activism

February 15, 2017
Experts from ESPN discuss at GW the pros and cons of athletes taking public stands on sometimes controversial issues.