GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


University to Host United States Trade Representative

December 13, 2013
Third round of U.S.-European Union trade negotiators to take place in D.C., tickets for accompanying meetings available to students.

Looking Back: In Washington, D.C., Activists Campaigned to End Apartheid

December 11, 2013
GW students part of movement that helped trigger Nelson Mandela’s release from prison.

Siemens Contest Exhibits Next Generation of STEM Leaders

December 11, 2013
GW hosted the national finals for top high school science students.
GW Troubs

GW Troubadours Sing at the White House

December 11, 2013
The a cappella group performed at the White House Monday and were conferenced in to sing for the president’s staff on Air Force One.
NAI Fellows

Two GW Researchers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
Professors Ferid Murad and Akos Vertes recognized for ‘outstanding inventions.’
16 Days

Global Women’s Institute Releases Policy Brief

December 11, 2013
Immigration reform is key in protecting women from violence.
midnight breakfast

Students Take a Break During Midnight Breakfast

December 11, 2013
This year’s dinosaur-themed event, “The Land Before Finals,” offered games, giveaways and more.
CISS Co-chairs and student liaison sit around table with globe

Committee Serves University’s International Student Community

December 10, 2013

Forty-seven representatives from departments and schools and a student liaison are collaborating on the campus-wide initiative.

Mandela memorial

Community Mourns Death of Nelson Mandela

December 09, 2013

Students pay their respects at Kogan Plaza.

student sits with members of student affairs staff at circular table

Students Become ‘Dean for a Day’

December 09, 2013

The pilot program gives six students the opportunity to shadow university administrators.

Jessica Krash

What Dr. Krash ‘Wanted to Tell You’

December 09, 2013
Professorial lecturer and pianist-composer Jessica Krash releases CD of instrumental compositions.
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Coping with Final Exams Stress

December 09, 2013

Director of the University Counseling Center Silvestro Weisner offers strategies for surviving end-of-semester stress exhaustion.


Professor Examines Protests in Ukraine

December 09, 2013
Europe expert Robert Orttung explains why Ukraine’s failed EU agreement made protesters take to the streets.

The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

December 06, 2013
Author of a book on apartheid resistance, Professor Fran Buntman discusses the life of Mr. Mandela.
mHealth panel

Re-visioning Public Health and Medicine in the 21st Century

December 06, 2013
Former Sen. Tom Daschle joins experts, practitioners to discuss role of technology and education in improving health care.