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George Washington University President Steven Knapp looks over artwork from the National Gallery of Art’s collection during a be

What Lies Beneath the Surface of a Painting?

February 23, 2015
At National Gallery of Art, George Washington University scientist and students help develop high-powered tools for analyzing great paintings from the past.
SEAS R&D Showcase

2015 SEAS Research and Development Showcase Spurs Innovation

February 22, 2015
A record number of student engineers participate in ninth annual showcase.
Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket on How ‘Unfortunate Events’ Make Great Fiction

February 20, 2015
Author says father’s escape from Nazi Germany taught him that great stories don’t always need a happy ending.
peace corps

GW Continues Tradition among Top Peace Corps Producers

February 18, 2015
University earns No. 3 spot on Peace Corps’ “Top Colleges” list of volunteer-producing schools.
Kirsten Dimovitz

‘People Don’t Want to Talk About It’

February 18, 2015
In the fight against sexual assault, the first challenge is having the conversation.

Faculty Senate Narrowly Approves ‘Open Access’ Policy

February 18, 2015
Resolution would make university scholarship available to the public at no cost.
Trending Today

And the Oscar Goes To…

February 18, 2015
George Washington University community shares thoughts on the best movie of the year.

GW Colonial Community Spotlights Heart Health and Employee Wellness

February 18, 2015
“Affairs of the Heart” event Thursday supports American Heart Month.
Melissa Napolitano

Public Health Researcher Turns to Facebook, Texting to Help College Students Lose Weight

February 18, 2015
Melissa Napolitano is recruiting GW students for an 18-month weight loss study.
George Washington Birthday Bonfire

University Community to Celebrate Washington’s Legacy

February 18, 2015
Public lecture, social events begin this week in recognition of university namesake.
Justices Ginsburg and Scalia: An Unlikely Bond

Justices Ginsburg and Scalia: An Unlikely Bond

February 13, 2015
The two justices put their friendship on display at the George Washington’s Lisner Auditorium.

Rodney L. Johnson on Leaving GW: I’ve Learned about Loyalty and Tradition

February 13, 2015
“Parents Helping Parents Fund” is a final addition to the 30-year legacy of the Parent Services executive director.

SMPA Tunes Into Top Podcasters Discussing Future of Radio

February 12, 2015
Hosts of Invisibilia, Pop Culture Happy Hour and other programs weigh in on the evolution of audio journalism.
GW Students Travel to Ecuador to Ask, ‘Is There a Dark Side to Chocolate?’

GW Students Travel to Ecuador to Ask, ‘Is There a Dark Side to Chocolate?’

February 11, 2015
School of Business research team to present on sustainable cocoa trade practices to José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup this spring.
Alan Morrison

Do Open Records Laws Harm the Scientific Process?

February 11, 2015
GW Law School Professor Alan Morrison says there is a need to re-examine public access to researchers’ emails.