GW Today Archives

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Shapiro Lecture

Shapiro Lecture Focuses on Women, Peace and Security

October 18, 2019

Elliott School Shapiro Professor Adm. Michelle Howard spoke about gender equality in the military and international peacekeeping.

GW Politics Poll

GW Politics Poll Finds Warren Leads the Democratic Field

October 17, 2019

The latest poll also found that the Massachusetts senator is the preferred second choice for Sanders and Biden voters and a strong sense of support for gun control measures.

GW Board of Trustees Chair Grace Speights speaks to the Faculty Senate. (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

New Board Chair Addresses Faculty Senate

October 14, 2019

Grace Speights said strategic plan approval is planned for May 2020, while diversity and shared governance are among her priorities as chair.

Kanye West

Kanye West Makes a Surprise Visit to GW

October 14, 2019

GW students got an exclusive preview of the rapper’s upcoming album and documentary as well as the project’s new release date.

World-Class Faculty Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 14, 2019

GW community members invited to share feedback on how to best recruit, retain and promote a top-notch faculty at Oct. 16 forum.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 14, 2019

The committee seeks to define high-impact research across disciplines and identify a path to preeminence.

Paola Ramos

Host of VICE’s ‘LatinX’ Advocates for Inclusion

October 14, 2019

Paola Ramos keynotes GW’s 2019 Latinx Heritage Celebration.


SEAS Hall of Fame 2019

SEAS Inducts Four into GW Engineering Hall of Fame, Honors Former Dean Dolling

October 14, 2019

The university announced the David S. Dolling Endowed Scholarship in Engineering to support women in SEAS.

Honey and Alvin Nashman

In Memoriam: Alvin E. Nashman

October 14, 2019

Mr. Nashman held an honorary degree from GW and was a longtime friend and supporter of the university.

Stephanie Purwanto

Elliott School Student Researcher Explores Historic Media Misinformation

October 14, 2019

Stephanie Purwanto traveled abroad to study how historic media representation of Chinese-Indonesian relations impacted present-day matters. 

Sara Fischer

SMPA Alumna Talks Making Her Own Luck

October 14, 2019

After working on the business and reporting sides of the media industry, Sara Fischer said she can merge the two experiences in her current role as the media expert at Axios.

Kogan Makerspace 2019

In Photos: George Hacks Kogan Makerspace

October 11, 2019

George Hacks showcased innovation at GW with an interactive popup in Kogan Plaza.

New Provost Selected

October 08, 2019

M. Brian Blake, a transformative leader and provost at Drexel University, has for 20 years strengthened top universities with excellence in teaching, research and administrative roles.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Announces Public Forum

October 07, 2019

The first public forum on Oct. 10 will seek feedback from the GW research community as the committee works toward recommendations on high-impact research for the strategic plan.

Mapplethorpe Panel

The Corcoran Reflects on Canceling the Mapplethorpe Exhibition

October 07, 2019

A panel of art leaders explored art censorship 30 years after the controversial cancelation of the 1989 Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition.