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Open Enrollment 2022, Create a Path to Well-being, October 11 - 29, 2021

2022 Benefits Preview for Faculty and Staff

September 24, 2021
Open Enrollment runs Oct. 11 - 29.
GW Law grads Hermandorfer and Fox

Supreme Court Clerkship Habitués

September 23, 2021
GW Law has sent graduates to clerk for Supreme Court justices in four of the past five years.
Puerto Rico’s Governor Pedro Pierluisi

Pandemic Makes Governor of Puerto Rico’s Job more Difficult

September 22, 2021

Pedro Pierluisi, a GW Law alumnus, talked with the GW Law dean about governing during a global health crisis.


New Designation Highlights Vital Role of Postdoctoral Researchers

September 22, 2021

Postdocs will be reclassified into a new trainee category on Jan. 1 in response to feedback from GW’s research community.

SEAS professors

NSF Grant Supports Future Designers of ‘Trustworthy’ Artificial Intelligence

September 22, 2021

SEAS received $3 million through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program to transform the future of work, develop a new model for graduate education and to fund cross-cutting student scholarship.

Updated Safety Protocols for GW Centuries Celebration Weekend

September 20, 2021

With the weekend rapidly approaching, GW is sharing updated safety protocols that will be required for all attendees at events on- and off-campus as part of the celebration. 

GW Nursing panel

GW Nursing Holds Panel on Future of Profession

September 20, 2021

Leaders in the field discuss nursing education and health equity as part of the School of Nursing’s bicentennial signature event. 

Debra M. Lee and George L. McLennan

Bequest from GWSB Alumna Debra M. Lee, Spouse George McLennan to Fund Unconventional Museum Collaborations

September 17, 2021

A testamentary gift to establish the Debra M. Lee and George L. McLennan Fund for Innovative Textile Art Education and Community Engagement Fund will provide resources for “out of the box” endeavors with local artists.

Muhammad Yunus gives virtual talk in front of a book shelf

World-Renowned Economist Advocates for System Shakeup

September 17, 2021

Nobel Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus tells an Elliott School audience that the world must take a collective approach to combat its challenges coming out of the pandemic.

Presidential Pollsters results 2021

Voters Express Confidence in Government in New GW Poll

September 16, 2021

Survey results of the poll reflect overall stability with attitudes from last year, showing confidence in America’s future, along with concerns that the country is currently on the wrong track.

Image of crammed desk

Campus Life 101: Managing Stress

September 15, 2021

Stress is the boogeyman of high-achieving students everywhere, particularly now. But with conscious management, it can be a friend instead of a foe.

Ethan Porter

Fact Checks Curtail Misinformation Beliefs

September 13, 2021

A comparative, cross-country study led by SMPA’s Ethan Porter is among the first to examine how fact-checking can be an effective tool in combatting false claims.

Real Estate

Study Links Housing, Heart Health

September 13, 2021

A new study by Sociology professors Antwan Jones and Gregory Squires ties inclusionary zoning policies to higher affordable housing availability and lower rates of heart disease.

Mark S. Wrighton

Mark S. Wrighton to Become Interim President Jan. 1

September 13, 2021

The announcement was made at the September Faculty Senate meeting; President Thomas J. LeBlanc will retire at the end of December 2021.

9/11 Remembrance

GW Gathers in Remembrance on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

September 13, 2021

By Nick Erickson