GW Today Archives

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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.

GW Welcomes Interim Enrollment Management Leader

August 05, 2019

Ed Gillis has more than 40 years of higher education experience.

Noelle Purcell

Ancient Soil Provides a Window to the Past

August 05, 2019

Senior Noelle Purcell hopes to create a paleosol morphology guide that would help researchers in the field estimate environmental conditions of the past.

First Gen Dinner

Helping First-Generation Students Find Community at GW

August 05, 2019

University programming through the Center for Student Engagement aims to recognize the strengths that first-generation students bring to GW.

Dulcelogy, Summer Startup Accelerator

New Program Gives Student Businesses a Boost 

August 02, 2019

The GW Summer Startup Accelerator helps students and alumni launch their businesses. 

GW professors at Race in the Marketplace Conference in Paris

GW Researchers Converge on Paris

August 02, 2019

Interdisciplinary teams of GW scholars presented their findings on the impact of race and racism in the marketplace at an international conference.

field hockey

Loretta DiPietro Goes for Gold

August 02, 2019

The Milken Institute School of Public Health professor recently represented the U.S. in a field hockey tournament for athletes over age 60.The Milken Institute School of Public Health professor recently represented the U.S. in a field hockey tournament for athletes over age 60.

Michael Kahn, flanked by GW Provost Forrest Maltzman and ACA Director Alec Wild, accepts his honorary degree.

Michael Kahn Receives Honorary GW Degree

July 29, 2019

Legendary Shakespearean director founded the Academy for Classical Acting.

Jose Andres

World Renowned Chef José Andrés Reintroduces Course on Food and Social Issues

July 25, 2019

The fall sustainability course is the latest in a long partnership between GW and the acclaimed chef and humanitarian.

Mark Esper

GW Alumnus Confirmed as U.S. Defense Secretary

July 23, 2019

The Senate voted to make former Trachtenberg School student Mark Esper the head of the Pentagon.


Q & A: What Walkability Means for the D.C. Area

July 23, 2019

As housing prices rise in metro areas nationwide, GWSB professor Christopher Leinberger said creating more housing is a way to improve social equity and access to opportunity.

David Patterson tooth

Changes in Human Diet Shed Light on Human Evolution

July 23, 2019

A study by CCAS researchers finds a dietary shift about 1.65 million years ago demonstrates a divergence from earlier human ancestors.

Michael Collins

Apollo 11 Astronauts: A Global Approach Should Drive Future Space Exploration

July 22, 2019

Astronauts Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin gathered with space experts at GW to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Making and Keeping GW Information Accessible

July 22, 2019

The university has updated its policies on digital content accessibility and disability accommodations.

SPMA TV studio control room

Knight Foundation Investment to Fund Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics

July 22, 2019

New interdisciplinary research institute will fight digital disinformation at a critical time.