GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

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‘Safety Net’ of Ambitious Goals Needed to Tackle Alarming Biodiversity Decline

October 30, 2020

CCAS professor Amy Zanne worked with an international team to analyze new global biodiversity goals after decade-long targets for 2020 fall short.

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GW Designates $22.5 Million in Gifts for Student Financial Assistance

October 29, 2020

Funds include largest one-time alumni donation in university history.

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GWSB’s Vanessa Perry Discusses Challenges for Black Homeownership

October 29, 2020

Dr. Perry authored the 2020 State of Homeownership in Black America report, which details why this has been a persistent issue for decades.

Luis Abinader

#OnlyAtGW: Dominican Republic President Speaks at Virtual Event

October 29, 2020

CCAS student Gaetano Pellicce Sebelen introduced President Luis Abinader at an online GSPM seminar evaluating the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

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BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza Talks Building Power through Movements

October 29, 2020

During a discussion of her new book, Alicia Garza goes beyond turning a hashtag into a social justice movement.

Ghost Forests on the Virginia Eastern Shore

Ghosts of the Coast: Artists and Scientists Bring ‘Ghost Forests’ to Life

October 28, 2020

Biology Professor Keryn Gedan is joining artists and scientists on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to draw attention to “ghost forests” along the Chesapeake Bay.

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Museum Establishes Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center

October 26, 2020

A two-day gathering of textile experts, artists and enthusiasts marked the virtual opening of a new dedicated space.


Q&A: Takeaways from the Second Presidential Debate

October 26, 2020

GSPM’s Todd Belt says the debate will likely not change the mind of undecided voters.

Flu Shots

GW and Community Partners Provide Free Flu Shots in D.C.’s Medically Underserved Neighborhoods

October 23, 2020

GW health providers said the flu shots will protect vulnerable residents and are critically important in the fight against COVID-19.

HHS vaccine program head visits GW

Federal Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Chief Visits GW Site

October 22, 2020

Rapid enrollment and early scientific developments promise to keep an ambitious initiative on track.


COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Enrollment at GW

October 22, 2020

The university’s Oct. 10 census shows a 2.9 percent decrease in overall enrollment compared to this time in 2019.

Continued Suspension of Study Abroad and Non-Essential Student Travel

October 22, 2020

Dear GW Community:

The semester is flying by as it always does, despite the unusual circumstances. I hope you are all staying safe and healthy.

Spring Housing Update

October 22, 2020

To the George Washington University Community:

Milken Institute SPH Professor Honored by National Academy of Medicine

October 21, 2020

Sara Rosenbaum, the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, is best known for her research into the impact of laws affecting health care access and coverage.

Ashley Dracy-Mahoney

Neonatal Intensive Care Policies Vary Widely in Wake of COVID-19

October 20, 2020

GW Nursing researcher Ashley Darcy-Mahoney found that nearly half of all American hospitals surveyed have imposed new restrictions on parental visitation since March.