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bonfire 2019

In Photos: GW Bonfire

February 07, 2019

The GW community commenced celebration of the university’s founding and the legacy of its namesake with annual bonfire, food and games.

Damian Collins

Update: The UK Parliament’s Hearings at GW on Fake News

February 07, 2019

One year after GSPM hosted the British Parliament’s first hearings in the US on fake news and social media platforms, members of Britain’s House of Commons continue the conversation.

glass flutes

Understanding Glass Flutes with Medical Imaging

February 07, 2019

SEAS Professor Murray Loew is working with an interdisciplinary team to classify the condition of historical glass as part of a NEH-funded project.

Elana Meyers Taylor

Alumna Elana Meyers Taylor Returns to GW

February 06, 2019

National Girls and Women in Sports Day brought the three-time Olympic medalist back to campus as president of the Women’s Sports Foundation.


GWU Debate & Literary Society

Debate & Literary Society Joins the Night of Ideas DC

February 06, 2019

 The fourth edition of the global event took place simultaneously in cities around the world and in D.C. at the French Embassy.

Neil Johnson, CCAS

Simpler Parts Make for a more Efficient System

February 06, 2019

Neil Johnson, data science expert, found that decentralized systems are more efficient at reaching a target when its components are not overly capable.

Prehospital care

Why Are Women Less Likely to Receive Effective Treatment for Heart Attacks?

February 05, 2019

Women with heart attack symptoms are less likely than men to receive aspirin and other evidence-based therapies during EMS care.

GW Law Dean Blake Morant

Blake Morant to Step Down as Dean of GW Law

February 04, 2019

The announcement comes after five years leading the George Washington University School of Law.

South Africa Project 2019

Africans: Where Are We Going?

February 04, 2019

This year’s Bokamoso youth residency at GW attempts to make sense of South African society 25 years after the end of Apartheid.

Photo of Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell

Board of Trustees to Consider New University Mission Statement

February 04, 2019

In Q & A, Chair Nelson Carbonell, Jr., explains the process and rationale for updating the statement.

Chinese New Year 2019

GW Celebrates the Year of the Pig

February 01, 2019

Event honors the Lunar New Year with traditional song and dance.

Michael Eric Dyson

Scholar Michael Eric Dyson Encourages ‘Rooting for Everybody Black’

February 01, 2019

During the keynote address for the 50th annual Black Heritage Celebration, Dr. Dyson explained why everyone should root for black people’s success.


Guerilla Projection Artist Brings ‘OPEN’ Dialogue to the Corcoran

January 31, 2019

Installation by Robin Bell is a prelude to the Corcoran’s upcoming retrospective on censored Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition.

Career Quest SF

Students Get Inside Look at Bay Area Companies through Career Quest

January 31, 2019

GW students learned about corporate culture on the West Coast after visiting companies in San Francisco during winter break.

George Talks Business LeBlanc

President LeBlanc Shares Keys to Leadership

January 31, 2019

During the inaugural George Talks Business event, Dr. LeBlanc discussed ways the university will stay on the cutting edge of higher education.