GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

The Middle East Studies Association Moves to GW

August 22, 2019

The highly regarded professional association for scholars of the Middle East is now headquartered at GW.

Barbara Lee Bass Named VP for Health Affairs and Dean of SMHS

August 21, 2019

Dr. Bass has established a pioneering career defined by excellence in patient care, educational innovation, interdisciplinary research and discovery and service.


Novel Mapping Model Tracks How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

August 21, 2019

A team of GW researchers studying hate on social media outlined the challenges to dismantling online hate groups worldwide in a new paper.

GW Men's Squash Coach Wendy Lawrence appears in this photo from Life magazine (lower right corner, white rain jacket, wi

Remembering Woodstock on Its 50th Anniversary

August 19, 2019

Wet sleeping bags, a front-row view of Jimi Hendrix and other memories of the "free-for-all" counterculture music festival from the GW community.

SMHS Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

GW MD Class of 2023 Begins Its Medical Journey

August 19, 2019

The incoming class received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

University to Phase Out Fixed Tuition for Students Entering GW in Fall 2020

August 19, 2019

Returning undergraduate students and incoming students beginning this fall are unaffected.

Students in District House

Changes to Student Laundry, Printing, Venue Fees Coming This Fall

August 19, 2019

The changes respond to feedback from students and aim to improve the student experience.

Eduardo Sotomayor

Eduardo Sotomayor Installed as Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center

August 19, 2019

Dr. Sotomayor, a pioneer in the field of lymphoma research and treatment, has been leading GW’s Cancer Center since 2015. 


#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

August 19, 2019

Welcome back! Celebrate the return to campus at First Night, Convocation and Welcome Day of Service, take in art exhibitions around campus, catch Twitter queen Jia Tolentino at Politics and Prose and more.

GW Flag

Proceeds from GW-Developed Drug to Fund Academic Priorities

August 16, 2019

The sale of a portion of royalty rights will boost GW’s growth as a preeminent research university.

KIC Tech Frontier

GW Experts Train Korean Researchers in Entrepreneurship

August 15, 2019

The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship partners with the Korea Innovation Center to incubate promising Korean technology startups.


New Nursing Program Seeks to Improve Care for Underserved Patients

August 13, 2019

A team of interdisciplinary GW faculty was recently awarded $2.8 million to develop curriculum on social determinants of health and telehealth technology. 

Proud to Be GW 2019

Proud to Be GW: 2019

August 13, 2019

The annual festivals celebrate GW staff for their contributions to the university with fun activities, food and music.


Native American Students Intern on Capitol Hill

August 08, 2019

Students in the Native American Political Leadership Program interned with the first Native American women elected to Congress.

Flowers on GW's Toni Morrison bench commemorate the life of the monumental thinker and author. (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

GW Remembers Novelist Toni Morrison

August 06, 2019

A bench on campus honors the Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner who spoke at the university in 2011.