GW Today Archives

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Salamander Species Shed Evolutionary Light

August 12, 2022
Three new black-bellied salamanders once thought to be a single species were discovered in the southern Appalachian Mountains by a research team led by CCAS faculty R. Alexander Pyron.
Rod French

In Memoriam: Roderick French

August 11, 2022
A former philosophy professor and vice president for academic affairs, French was lauded as a “force for good” at the university.
Professor of Statistics Qing Pan (Photo: John Bult)

Proof of Life: How Data Impacts the Real World

August 10, 2022
As an applied statistician, Qing Pan informs public health policy and testifies in courts. She encourages students to make numbers add up to life-changing experiences.
GW SMHS MD Class of 2026 photo on German Library

SMHS Class of 2026 Takes the First Step in Health Care Journey

August 09, 2022
Incoming class marks its commitment to patient care during 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.
Chemistry REU symposium

Undergraduate Research Program Integrates Green Chemistry, Science Policy

August 08, 2022
The program brings together students from around the country to participate in workshops and independent research led by Department of Chemistry faculty.
Just Grady Goal

Eyes on the Prize: Student Stars in Soccer and Psychology

August 08, 2022
Whether in the lab or in the net, psychology major and soccer goalkeeper Justin Grady uses his study of visual cognition to see what others may miss.
bust of George Washington

Nomination Process Opens for GW Academic Leadership Academy

August 03, 2022
The program allows faculty leaders to develop practical skills and build cross-university relationships.
gates image

Six New Members Join GWAA Executive Committee

August 03, 2022
They will work with 14 other members to help strengthen and promote an invested alumni community.
Two men shaking hands on stage

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Rob Portman Debate at GW

August 02, 2022
In the second installment of The Senate Project, the Democrat and Republican discussed key issues with civility in an effort to promote bipartisanship.
Woman sitting at desk with flags in the background

Presidential Management Fellows Program Trains Future Government Leaders

August 02, 2022
GW has a long history of sending recent advanced-degree graduates to program established by executive order in 1977.
Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz speaks to crowd.

Science Communicators Gather at GW for Day of Networking, Skill-building

August 01, 2022
GW faculty discuss key topics like COVID-19 and harassment of journalists at D.C. Science Writers Association’s Professional Development Day.
Jennifer Forestal

Q & A: IDDP Fellow Jennifer Forestal

July 28, 2022
At the Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics, Forestal will research the processes by which “incels” become radicalized online.
image of nanofibers.

SEAS Research Furthers Development of Materials Able to Capture, Eliminate COVID-19 Virus Aerosols and Droplets

July 27, 2022
Two years after receiving an NSF RAPID grant, Danmeng Shuai’s team has published three papers examining how electrospun fabrics can be used to control the spread of COVID-19.
Dean Lynn Goldman

Educating the GW and D.C. Communities about Monkeypox

July 26, 2022
In a virtual seminar, experts provided current information on the outbreak in D.C.
President Wrighton and other committee members at report launch.

President Wrighton Chairs Study Group on the Role of Chemistry in the Economy

July 25, 2022
Report from the National Academies presents a “road map” for the future of research, training and investment.