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Office of the Vice Provost for Research Transitions Leadership

Robert H. Miller’s appointment as interim vice provost for research will further build on progress led by Pamela M. Norris.

Donald Trump leaving stage after getting shot

Through the Lens of History: GW Alumnus Eric Lee on Photographing Trump's Assassination Attempt

The New York Times photo fellow reflects on his experience documenting Trump's rally shooting while revealing the challenges and rewards of frontline photojournalism.

Summer scene of water feature in a city park

Q & A: Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Mary Barron of the Milken Institute SPH and Anna Rubin of SMHS and GW MFA talked hydration, symptoms of dangerous heat exposure and more.

Terryl Ashli Boxley

GW Alumna Named as Recipient of David Gitter Fellowship

The fellowship was established through the efforts of Elliott School alumnus David Gitter to educate and prepare future scholars seeking to learn about China.

Bob Smith and Jim Chung

Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Celebrates Impact and Looks to the Future

Bob Smith will take the reins from Jim Chung, who built OIE into a globally recognized program during his 14-year tenure as leader.

Eli Kintisch

Eli Kintisch Announced as New Ted Turner Professor of Environmental Media

The science journalist and video producer will teach courses that focus on using innovative storytelling to address the climate crisis. 

19th century painting of several society women in period dress in a parlor

Hair-Raising History: How Coifs and Cuts Styled an Era

In her new book, art historian Elizabeth L. Block, BA ’94, explains how hair helped fashion the post-Civil War nation.

Ross Hall courtyard

SMHS MD Program Receives Full, 8-Year Accreditation

The recognition LCME comes after a 20-month self study that included 125 faculty, students and staff.

Erin Athey (left) with a community member and team member in one of the C3 Cares clinics. (Courtesy Erin Athey)

D.C. Public Housing Units Become Health Care Hubs

GW School of Nursing adjunct professor Erin Athey’s company has established four clinics offering convenient care access in wards 6, 7 and 8.

Professor Hermann J. Helgert and his wife, Janet

Engineering Professor Hermann J. Helgert Creates $3 Million Fellowship Fund

Merit-Based Awards Will Support Doctoral Students in Electrical and Computer Engineering.