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Earth Day

GW Celebrates the ‘Power of Partnerships’ on Earth Day

April 23, 2015
Eco-Equity Challenge winners join university in taking action to promote sustainability.

President Knapp and GW Leaders to Participate in 2015 Global Conference

April 23, 2015
Milken Institute’s annual event convenes leading thinkers to address the world’s “toughest challenges.”
Michelle Shevin-Coetzee

Elliott School Senior to Present Research to Congress

April 22, 2015
Michelle Shevin-Coetzee is the first GW undergrad in a decade selected to participate in Posters on the Hill.

Former Yugoslavian Prime Minister Milan Panic: Every Bomb Has a Better Solution

April 22, 2015
Entrepreneur and politician, known for bringing stability to Balkans, urges peaceful solutions worldwide.
Qing Yang

How I Got the Job: Graduate Student Qing Yang Finds a Mentor and a Uniquely American Experience

April 22, 2015
Mr. Yang earns a full-time job writing code and a coveted H-1B visa sponsorship.

‘Seven’ to Bring Stories of Real-Life Heroines to Betts Theatre

April 22, 2015
Performers will chronicle the lives of local and international activists.
Milken Institute School of Public Health

GW to Host Town Hall on Climate Change and Public Health

April 22, 2015
The public event will highlight findings from a U.S. Global Change Research Program draft report.

Scholarship, Leadership and Service Define GW’s 2015 Distinguished Scholars

April 22, 2015
Annual Academic Honors Dinner celebrates the achievements of outstanding students.
Edward “Skip” Gnehm, Brian Buzzell

GW Rededicates Ron Howard Portrait

April 22, 2015
Namesake of student assistance fund honored in ceremony at Rice Hall.
Fillmore School

GW, S&R Foundation Announce Sale of Corcoran School's Fillmore Building

April 21, 2015
S&R Foundation will continue using the building for arts education and programs.
feeding the planet

Students Turn Storytelling to Action at Feeding the Planet Summit

April 20, 2015
Planet Forward event April 23 features leading voices, live demos and internship opportunities.

George Washington University Hosts Washington Post Live ‘Executive Actions’

April 20, 2015
Top CEOs to weigh in on challenges of global business in event open to the GW community.

GW Moves the Needle On Zero Waste: Introduces Composting to J Street

April 20, 2015
Staff and student efforts move GW toward sustainability goals.
Pennies on a calendar

Going Broke: For Some NFL Retirees, Bankruptcy a Harsh Reality

April 20, 2015
Lacking financial literacy, 15% of players are filing for bankruptcy within 12 years of retiring, according to GW School of Business study.

GW to Implement New Sexual Assault Prevention Training

April 19, 2015
Online and in-person sessions will take place during Colonial Inauguration and Welcome Week.