GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Former GW Research Professor Begins Army Appointment

January 23, 2019

Alex Beehler, an expert in environmental and energy management, was confirmed by the Senate earlier this month.

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Financial Aid Office Improving Services, Outreach to Students and Families

January 22, 2019

After an assessment provided recommendations, staff have begun to implement changes that enhance communication and processes and put students first.

MLK Day of Service

GW Community Serves to Honor MLK Jr.

January 22, 2019

The 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Leadership saw the highest participation numbers in the last four years.

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Using Computer Science to Tackle Human Trafficking

January 22, 2019

SEAS professor Robert Pless was awarded $1 million to expand a machine-learning project that identifies photographed hotel rooms.

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Campus Life 101: Exercise

January 22, 2019

Exercise is key to a healthy lifestyle—and GW has the resources to support all your fitness needs. But you can also break a sweat without ever leaving your residence hall room.

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Matt Manfra Named VP for Institutional Advancement at Georgian Court University

January 22, 2019

Mr. Manfra led the university’s alumni engagement for four years.


#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

January 22, 2019

Jumpstart your job search at the Spring Career and Internship Fair, go inside a diplomatic ordeal with Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, hear from the screenwriter of  Spike Lee’s film “BlacKKKlansman” and more.

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GW Experts Train More Than 5,000 in Mass Casualty Care

January 21, 2019

SMHS experts travel the country to teach civilians and first responders how to act quickly in the moments after a tragedy.


Early Observations of a Supernovae Provide New Insights on Gamma-ray Bursts

January 18, 2019

A CCAS professor was part of global research team explaining why some supernovae do not emit gamma-ray bursts.

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Martin Luther King Jr.: A Voice and Force in International Affairs

January 17, 2019

Elliott School forum highlighted the participation and influence of Martin Luther King Jr. in the global community.

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Learning Antiracism from MLK Jr.

January 17, 2019

The Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture tackled overcoming racist ideas and building an anti-racist America.

Jeffrey Akman

Jeffrey Akman to Step Down as Vice President for Health Affairs and SMHS Dean

January 17, 2019

Announcement follows eight years at the helm of GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Kirk Borne

Early Data Literacy Will Transform STEM Pipeline

January 17, 2019

Kirk Borne, a leading data scientist, said every student should learn basic coding skills to thrive in the modern workforce.

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SEAS Researchers Discover New Evidence of Superconductivity at Near Room Temperature

January 16, 2019

These findings, published Monday in Physical Review could open the door to a new era of physics

GW Poll Finds Deep Partisan Splits on Immigration, Investigating President Trump

January 16, 2019

The latest GW Politics Poll found partisan splits on issues at the heart of the government shutdown and looked at how voters view potential 2020 presidential candidates.