GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


RCHN Community Health Foundation Awards $7 Million to GW’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy

May 12, 2021

The collaboration has produced over 100 publications on health equity, health care access, community health centers and has informed health care policy and decision-making.

Asha Reynolds

Introducing GW’s New Title IX Director and Coordinator

May 12, 2021

Asha Reynolds, a former Title IX investigator, has been appointed to lead efforts to make GW a harassment-free environment.

Lynn Westwater

Pandemic Lit: Can Classics Teach COVID Lessons?

May 11, 2021

For her Pandemics in Italian Literature class, Lynn Westwater scoured classic novels and centuries-old chronicles about disease outbreaks for stories that reflect today’s struggles.

Post-COVID Academic Innovation Task Force Updates Faculty Senate

May 11, 2021

The virtual learning environment fostered empathy and flexibility that should be retained as GW returns to in-person learning, according to report given at Faculty Senate.

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Documenting a Love Story after Decades in Prison

May 10, 2021

Hadley Chittum’s ‘Team El’ is part of NEXT, the Corcoran’s end-of-year celebration of art and scholarship.

Panel Describes Pandemic’s Impact in India

May 10, 2021

A trio of Elliott School alumni talked about futile searches for oxygen, hospital beds and more.

Interim Dean for School of Nursing Announced

May 07, 2021

Pamela Slaven-Lee, senior associate dean for academic affairs and clinical associate professor, has been with the School of Nursing since 2015.

Shuvuuia Dinosaur

Did Dinosaurs Hunt in the Dark?

May 06, 2021

An international research team including biology professor James Clark studied how a tiny desert-living dinosaur used precise vision and owl-like hearing for nocturnal hunting.

2021 Commencement Gift Boxes

Small Businesses Led by GW Community Members Join in Commencement Celebrations Preparation

May 06, 2021

Alumni and other members of the GW community are involved in this year’s virtual university-wide commencement celebration and school celebrations.

Vivika Fernes, Skye Blanks, Emily Akari-tun Lou

Introducing the 32nd Cohort of Presidential Fellows

May 06, 2021

The 2021-23 Presidential Fellows hope to make an impact with the academic and professional development they gain from the program.

Lissa Muscatine, Stacey Abrams, Elizabeth Warren

The Plan Is the Point for Elizabeth Warren

May 04, 2021

The senator from Massachusetts spoke to politician and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams about her new book, “Persist,” Monday night.


How Responsible Artificial Intelligence Is Shaping the Future

May 03, 2021

Industry leaders discussed the ways that ethically-developed AI is solving some of the problems in the financial services, healthcare and government sectors.

GW Debate 2021

GW Debate Club Wins National Championship

May 03, 2021

The GW American Parliamentary Debate Society won its first national competition.

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SEAS Faculty Spotlight: A Decade of Developments in Cardiac Optogenetics

May 03, 2021

Professors Emilia Entcheva and Matthew Kay underscore opportunities and challenges for optogenetics to be fully embraced in cardiology in a recently published review. 

Sesno & Turner

CNN Gift Propels Environmental Media Initiative

May 02, 2021

A $500,000 CNN gift will help achieve the goal of creating a Ted Turner Professor of Environmental Media at SMPA and support GW’s focus on sustainability.