GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Pitch George competition

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Gain Valuable Experience Through Pitch George Competition

October 19, 2021
The elevator pitch competition also prepares teams for the university’s renowned New Venture Competition.
Sam Goldman

Learning to Live with Nationalism?

October 19, 2021
In his new book, political science professor Samuel Goldman argues that America works best when we accept our nationalistic divide.
Duques Hall Hacking for Defense

GW to Offer Hacking for Defense Course This Spring

October 19, 2021
The Department of Defense is partnered with the entrepreneurial course aimed at solving national security challenges.
Kids on motorbike

GW Awarded NIH Funding to Build Trauma, Injury Research Capacity Abroad

October 18, 2021
The university received more than $1.65 million to support the next generation of Zambia’s researchers and clinicians and additional funding to continue work in Pakistan.
In Memoriam: Colin Powell

In Memoriam: Colin Powell

October 18, 2021
The GW community remembers the life of Colin Powell, a politician, diplomat and four-star general who is a distinguished Monumental Alumni member at the university.
Professors' Gate

Enrollment and Retention Rebound as Students Return to Campus

October 18, 2021
VP of Enrollment and Student Success Jay Goff presented the Faculty Senate with this year’s enrollment trends.
Latino voices

Changing the Focus of News Media Stories about Latinos

October 18, 2021
During Hispanic Heritage Celebration, GW School of Media and Public Affairs and the Cisneros Institute hosted a panel on diversifying media representation of Latinos.
Supreme Court Photo

GW Law Panelists Discuss Cases before the Supreme Court

October 18, 2021
Free speech, abortion rights, gun rights and religious freedom are on the docket this term of the country’s highest court.
Cornel West Zoom

Cornel West to Students: ‘We Want to Hear your Voice.’

October 15, 2021
In a wide-ranging conversation with CCAS professors Xolela Mangcu and Vanessa Wills, the celebrated public intellectual discussed governments, philosophers and the blues.
Lauren Onkey is the new director of the Corcoran School. (Photo: Maria Luz Bravo)

In Video: Meet Corcoran Director Lauren Onkey

October 13, 2021

Lauren Onkey began her tenure as director of the George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design this summer.

Post-COVID Academic Innovation Task Force Shares Final Report

October 13, 2021
The task force convened in early 2021 to consider and recommend new and innovative ways of fulfilling GW’s academic mission.
GFLEC 10th anniversary

GFLEC Celebrates 10 Years of Turning Research to Action

October 13, 2021
Spearheaded by University Professor Annamaria Lusardi, the center focuses on promoting financial literacy in schools and workplaces around the world.
Jan. 6 journalist event

National Press Members Pull Back Curtains To Their Coverage of Jan. 6 Aftermath

October 12, 2021
Panel tells Program on Extremism audience that continued coverage of Capitol siege offers glimpse into how the United States got to such a contentious moment.
Zeus Leonardo

Who’s Afraid of Critical Race Theory (and What Exactly Is It, Anyway)?

October 11, 2021
Berkeley Professor Zeus Leonardo talked to a GSEHD audience about race analysis incorporating insights from various conceptual frameworks.
View of Kogan Plaza from rooftop

GW Research Professor Co-Leads National Initiative Advocating for Incremental Postsecondary Credentialing

October 11, 2021
More than 36 million Americans who have left college are not recognized for the semesters or even years of higher education they’ve completed under the existing “degree-centric” system.