GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Van Jones

Van Jones Talks Fighting for Justice

November 04, 2019

Almost one year after President Trump signed the FIRST STEP Act, criminal justice reform advocate Van Jones discussed next steps with activists and formerly incarcerated individuals.

Intramural awards

Intramural Funding Opportunities Enhance Research Growth

November 04, 2019

Funding for new and collaborative projects provides faculty with a stepping stone to scholarly and research success. 

Career Fair

Campus Life 101: Mastering the Job Hunt

November 04, 2019

From writing a strong resume to networking with industry professionals, this guide provides numerous resources to help GW students land that dream internship or job.From writing a strong resume to networking with industry professionals, this guide provides numerous resources to help GW students land that dream internship or job.

GW To Do

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

November 04, 2019

Nikki Haley visits GW for the year’s second Presidential Distinguished Event. Plus, a colorful multidisciplinary exhibition celebrating Miami’s Caribbean diaspora, concerts by multiple GW performance ensembles, a visit from D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and more.

Groundraising for GW Hillel new building

GW Hillel Celebrates Progress toward New Home and Philanthropic Support at Groundraising Event

November 03, 2019

New building at 2300 H Street slated to open in fall 2020.

Jamion Christian

GW Men’s Basketball Coach Brings Anti-Bias to the Job

October 31, 2019

Jamion Christian, who twice led Mount St. Mary’s to the NCAA Tournament, leads his team in its regular season home opener Saturday against Howard University.

Rep. Will Hurd

Rep. Will Hurd Says He Will Serve His Country Another Way

October 31, 2019

The Texas Republican talked about his tenure and why he’s leaving Congress at a GSPM MasterClass Series.

2019 Halloween bonfire.

In Photos: Halloween Bonfire 2019

October 30, 2019

Students gathered in University Yard for the event, which also featured a pumpkin patch, mechanical pumpkin ride and smores.

Kelly Hooper, a senior journalism major

SMPA Students Contribute to The Washington Post Opioids Coverage

October 30, 2019

Three current students and a recent graduate worked with former SMPA professor to report on the opioid crisis in West Virginia.

President LeBlanc and SJ Matthews

In Photos: GW Celebrates Potomac Square Grand Opening

October 30, 2019

The event celebrated the new campus space, which offers outdoor seating and affordable meal options.

Lecture Panel

2019 GW Alumni Achievers Lead in Sports and Political Communications

October 28, 2019

Political experts discuss cyber security threats to 2020 elections at the annual Frank Fahrenkopf and Charles T. Manatt Endowed Lecture 

Jennifer Rizzotti

GW Women’s Basketball Team Expects to Challenge for A-10 Championship

October 28, 2019

Coach Jennifer Rizzotti said team’s depth, maturity and influx of new talent should lead to a successful season; home opener is Nov. 10 against Princeton.

Planet Forward Storyfest 2019

A Once in A Lifetime Trip to Galápagos

October 28, 2019

GW Planet Forward Storyfest winners talk about traveling to the Ecuadorian province to study plants and wildlife.


SEAS Showcase 2019

SEAS Showcase Displays Student Research

October 28, 2019

The 13th annual Research and Development Showcase exhibits projects aimed to cut emergency room waiting times, develop off-grid refrigerators and more.

Attendees discuss the future of GW's graduate ecosystem with committee chair Carol Sigelman.

Distinguished and Distinctive Graduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 28, 2019

Attendees explored what criteria should be used to evaluate graduate programs and stressed the importance of retaining a diverse graduate student body.