GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Researchers Develop Therapy to Fight Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

February 15, 2019

A preclinical study of deactivated platelets promises new approach to treating diseases.


GW Recognized as a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

February 15, 2019

The university placed among the top research institutions for generating Fulbright students, with a total of 11 students accepting the award in the 2018-2019 year.

Dan Simons

GWSB Alumnus Dan Simons Talks Living Life without Regrets

February 13, 2019

In the third George Talks Business event, the founder and co-owner of Farmers Restaurant Group explained his philosophies on time management and entrepreneurship

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Sustainable GW: University Triples Its Reuse Activity

February 11, 2019

The university diverted more waste and increased its reuse in fiscal year 2017, a progress report from Sustainable GW shows.

GW President Thomas LeBlanc addresses Faculty Senate on Friday. (William Atkins/GW Today)

President Acknowledges Past and Looks to Future at Faculty Senate

February 11, 2019

Dr. LeBlanc outlined context for GW’s next steps and Dean Brigety reported on the state of the Elliott School.

Poet Nikki Giovanni

Poet Nikki Giovanni Speaks at Black Heritage Celebration Event

February 11, 2019

The event sponsored by the GW Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority covered a range of topics from slavery to the blackface controversy surrounding the Virginia governor.

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Using 3D Models to Study Invasive Silver Carp

February 11, 2019

As a student researcher, Karly Cohen studied how filter-feeding fish taking over the Mississippi River Basin are able to eat so much.


#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

February 11, 2019

See Norman Rockwell’s iconic tribute to FDR’s “four freedoms” firsthand, learn how to run for office, take in Shakespearean slapstick and more.

Thomas LeBlanc

Board Meeting Highlights Diversity and Inclusion, Strategic Initiatives

February 08, 2019

The board also approved a new mission statement and nominated new leadership.

Board of Trustees Nominates New Leadership

February 08, 2019

The board will vote on nominees for chair, vice chair and secretary at its May meeting.


GWSB Offers Free Tax Return Prep Clinic

February 08, 2019

Certified volunteers will prepare tax returns until April 14.

Beverly Westerman

Beverly Westerman Named Faculty Athletics Representative

February 07, 2019

Dr. Westerman’s experience as member of the faculty and former head athletic trainer  has positioned her for the new role.

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In Photos: GW Bonfire

February 07, 2019

The GW community commenced celebration of the university’s founding and the legacy of its namesake with annual bonfire, food and games.

Damian Collins

Update: The UK Parliament’s Hearings at GW on Fake News

February 07, 2019

One year after GSPM hosted the British Parliament’s first hearings in the US on fake news and social media platforms, members of Britain’s House of Commons continue the conversation.

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Understanding Glass Flutes with Medical Imaging

February 07, 2019

SEAS Professor Murray Loew is working with an interdisciplinary team to classify the condition of historical glass as part of a NEH-funded project.