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Students and teacher wearing masks.

Iowa School Districts with Strong Teachers Unions More Likely to Adopt Mask Mandates

August 03, 2021

School districts in Iowa were more likely to adopt COVID-19 mask mandates if they had a strong teachers union,

Carol Spahn

Inside the Biden Administration: GW Alumni in International Policy

August 02, 2021

Alumni like Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley and Carol Spahn are revolutionizing a field with worldwide impact.

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COVID-19 Shutdowns Reveal Racial Disparities in Exposure to Air Pollution

July 28, 2021

Disenfranchised, minority neighborhoods still exposed to disproportionately high levels of health harming nitrogen dioxide.

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GW Politics Poll Finds Varying Confidence in State and Local Elections

July 28, 2021

Voter trust in election officials differs according to geography and party affiliation.

Michael B. Enzi and Edward "Skip" Gnehm Jr.

In Memoriam: Sen. Michael B. Enzi

July 27, 2021

The former senator from Wyoming and GW alumnus died at age 77.

Professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti at 2016 Olympic Games.

Q & A: The Tokyo Olympic Games

July 26, 2021

GWSB professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti discusses the impact of COVID-19 and governing bodies’ rulings on the games.

GW Rocket Team

GW Team Wins Intercollegiate Rocket Competition

July 22, 2021

Mechanical engineering students come together to build a rocket and a winning space communications system.

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New Partnership Aims to Improve Housing Stability, Prevent Homelessness and Advance Health Equity

July 22, 2021

GW’s National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is working with Kaiser Permanente to connect health systems with legal resources for greater housing stability and eviction prevention.

Samoni Nag (left) and Katarina AuBuchon

Meet the Columbian Distinguished Fellows

July 21, 2021

Across disciplines and research fields, these CCAS Ph.D. fellows are leading scholarly studies and making real-world impacts.

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Study: Wireless, Battery-Free Pacemaker Harmlessly Dissolves in Body

July 21, 2021

The implantable device, a collaboration between researchers at GW and Northwestern, could improve patient outcomes.

In Memoriam: Deborah Berezdivin

July 20, 2021

The GWSB student was among those killed in the condo building collapse in South Florida.

GW Joins Hundreds of Businesses and Colleges Urging Congress to Pass DREAM Act

July 20, 2021

The letter to congressional leaders came after a federal judge in Texas closed the DACA program to future applicants.

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Arthur S. Flemming Awards Honor Outstanding Federal Employees

July 19, 2021

Awardees are making farming more resilient in the face of climate change, reimagining the way the justice system responds to addiction, laying the groundwork for quantum computing and more.

Q & A: IDDP Fellow Kai Shu

July 19, 2021

At the Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics, Dr. Shu will study the science of disinformation.

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GW Alumni Highlight Demand for Collaboration in Space Technology Development

July 19, 2021

Four alumni discussed how their GW experiences shaped their futures in the space and technology sector, and what rapid changes to the industry are already underway.

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