GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Dean Anuj Mehrotra

Q & A: GWSB Dean Talks about Plans to Elevate the School

October 19, 2018

Anuj Mehrotra says GWSB programming will center around student engagement and will be market driven.

President Thomas LeBlanc

Board of Trustees Hears Progress on Strategic Initiatives, Enrollment and Volunteer Engagement Reports

October 19, 2018

During its first meeting of the 2018-19 academic year, the board focused on the student experience and other university priorities.

Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Rates for 2019-20

October 19, 2018

Beginning fall 2019, the undergraduate rate will cover up to 18 credit hours per semester; fixed tuition policy and dining plans continue.

Adam Gamoran

How Can Universities Serve the Greater Good?

October 19, 2018

William T. Grant Foundation President Adam Gamoran laid out proposals for reevaluating the way universities look at applied social science.

Permafrost grant GW

CCAS Researcher Awarded $1.2 Million for Permafrost Observation

October 19, 2018

The Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring project collects and analyzes samples of permafrost from more than 300 sites around the world.

Thomas LeBlanc

More than 800 Science Writers Convene at GW for National Conference

October 18, 2018

GW President Thomas LeBlanc, Vice President for Research Robert H. Miller opened the 2018 conference of science writers that featured briefings by university researchers and faculty.

2018 SEAS Hall of Fame group

SEAS Inducts Five into GW Engineering Hall of Fame

October 18, 2018

Two husband and wife teams and one individual were recognized for their consistent contributions in their fields and to SEAS.

Nelson Carbonell

Board Update, Faculty Salary Review Highlight Faculty Senate Meeting

October 15, 2018

The senate also met Mark Diaz, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at its October meeting. 

President LeBlanc and GW community members

Moving the University Forward

October 15, 2018

President LeBlanc shared university updates at a reception with the GW community in Chicago.

Image of costume mask via Natalie Jeffcott on Unsplash.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

October 15, 2018

Spook yourself out at the Corcoran Costume Ball, celebrate Latinx heritage at the 23rd annual Fiestasa, “Eye of the Bird” opens at the George Washington Museum and The Textile Museum, win free tickets to Alan Greenspan and more.

Puerto Rico hurricane damage

Poor, Elderly Puerto Ricans Faced Risk of Dying in the Six Months after Hurricane Maria

October 12, 2018

A Milken Institute SPH study advocates for a standardized method of accounting for deaths after natural disasters.

Cotsen gift signing ceremony

Cotsen Textile Collections Find New Home at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 11, 2018

The university received two collections and an endowment totaling $18.4 million.

Vanessa Perry

Q & A: GWSB Professor on Gentrification in D.C.

October 11, 2018

In a follow up to her documentary “Dog Parks and Coffee Shops,” GWSB’s Vanessa Perry discusses her research on faux diversity and consumption in gentrifying neighborhoods.

bile duct cancer

SMHS Researcher Awarded $1.7 Million Grant to Study Bile Duct Cancer

October 10, 2018

Bile duct cancer is linked to liver fluke infection, a major public health concern in Southeast Asia where the population routinely eats undercooked fish.

Dean Brigety

Elliott School Dean Looks Forward to Expanding Opportunities at the School

October 08, 2018

Dean Brigety said the record-sized incoming class, world-class faculty and new programs set the stage for an exciting future for the Elliott School.

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