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Mark Diaz Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

February 22, 2018
Former University of Miami budget and planning leader to join GW on Aug. 1.

Town Hall on Race to Be Held Feb. 27

February 22, 2018
Event is one of several steps President Thomas LeBlanc said the university would take after an offensive social media post.
Puerto Rico

SPH Research Project to Study Hurricane Mortality in Puerto Rico

February 22, 2018
A research team will analyze existing records to estimate the excess mortality from the time Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 through February.
Christine Darden

Christine Darden Is One of NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’

February 22, 2018
The GW alumna talked about her work at the space agency and her career in mathematics and engineering after a screening of the award-winning film.
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GW Honors Parkland Shooting Victims

February 22, 2018
The GW community gathered at a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting.
GW Today

GW Researchers Awarded More than $4 Million for Interdisciplinary Projects

February 22, 2018
Research grant recipients will explore subjects including solar cell efficiency, modern DNA technology and intersectional maternal care.
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GW Tops List of Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

February 22, 2018
The university ranks first among the Peace Corps’ 2018 list of medium-sized colleges and universities.
BRAINS

Human Brain Size Evolved Gradually Over 3 Million Years

February 22, 2018
A group of GW alumni and a GW professor published research on how modern humans ended up with a brain three times larger than our closest living relatives.
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Alumna Elana Meyers Taylor Wins Silver Medal

February 22, 2018
The former Colonial picked up her third Olympic medal since 2010.
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Confucius Institute 2018 Celebration of the Lunar New Year

February 21, 2018

The GW Confucius Institute, the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the Multicultural Student Services Center and the International Ser

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GW Students Enjoy Warm Weather

February 20, 2018
Many students took their activities outside to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather.
Peggy Cooper Cafritz

In Memoriam: Peggy Cooper Cafritz

February 20, 2018
GW alumna started the District’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts as a summer program on the Foggy Bottom Campus, was key to launching GW’s black student union.
George Washington

The Lost Native American Context of George Washington

February 20, 2018
Dartmouth Professor Colin Calloway hopes to restore Native Americans to a history that has often erased them.
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Olympic Class Shares Their PyeongChang Experiences

February 20, 2018
The GW students collecting data for the International Olympic Committee blog about the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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GWSB Offers Free Tax Return Prep for Low-Income Filers

February 20, 2018
Volunteers will assist with tax return preparation every weekend until April 14.

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