GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Using the tap reader to access Potomac Hall. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Aston and Potomac Residence Halls’ Tap Readers Ready for Use

December 03, 2019

Residents can open doors with their GWorld card or CBORD mobile app; installation is underway or close to completion in six other housing units. 

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Outreach Continues, Interim Reports Coming as Strategic Planning Enters Next Phase

December 03, 2019

Planning committees will deliver interim reports on Jan. 24, 2020, to solicit feedback from the Faculty Senate, Board of Trustees and university community.


New Film Highlights Environmental, Social Costs of Belo Monte Dam

December 03, 2019

‘Sequestrada’ was produced by Sabrina McCormick, who says complex projects like dams in the Amazon lead to deforestation, flooding and displacement. 

Joan Meier

#FamiliesToo: Family Courts Discredit Women’s Abuse Allegations

December 02, 2019

A study by GW Law professor Joan Meier found that courts fail to protect children by favoring fathers in child custody battles despite a mother’s allegation of abuse.

Unwanted Sexual Behavior Survey

GW Releases Results of 2018 Unwanted Sexual Behavior Climate Survey

December 02, 2019

Responses will aid in ongoing evaluation process.

Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77

December 02, 2019

Dr. Mullan, a professor of health policy and management and pediatrics, joined GW in 1998.

GWomen X Springboard

New Program Accelerates Women-led Student Businesses

December 02, 2019

The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s GWomen initiative partners with Springboard Enterprises to incubate promising women-led ventures. 


Campus Life 101: Let’s Talk about Self Care

December 02, 2019

While “self-care” has a reputation for indulgence, the practice is actually about simple activities that nurture overall health.

Gelman Library books

Student Resources Available to Get Ready for Finals

December 02, 2019

Everything you need to finish the fall 2019 semester on a high note.

(Left to right) Sylvain Guiriec, Thomas LeBlanc and Anne LeBlanc examine equipment in the Innovation Lab. (William Atkins/GW Tod

University Launches Innovation Lab to Create Interdisciplinary Solutions

December 02, 2019

Space in Corcoran Hall will be open to all members of the GW community.

Adam Aviv

Mobile Device Security Is Key to Digital Future

December 02, 2019

Adam Aviv, a new SEAS associate professor, received a NSF CAREER award to research how users access and protect their mobile devices. 

Message from Grace Speights

November 27, 2019

To the George Washington University Community:

African American Financial Literacy

New Study Highlights Disparity in Black Financial Literacy

November 26, 2019

African Americans lag behind U.S. population as a whole in financial literacy and wellness, according to a GW report.

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Thomas P. Campbell Honored with George Hewitt Myers Award for Lifetime Achievement in Textile Arts

November 22, 2019

Museum leader recognized for generating appreciation of the textile arts

Marlon West visited the Corcoran to discuss the process of animating magical worlds. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Behind the Scenes of ‘Frozen 2’

November 21, 2019

Corcoran students previewed the likely winter blockbuster with a Disney animator who created its effects.