GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


River Prawns Stop Disease Spread in West Africa

August 20, 2015
A GW professor and a team of researchers find an ecological solution for controlling parasitic worms.
George Washington

George Washington 2016?

August 20, 2015
Not quite, but university namesake is centerpiece of campaign to promote civic responsibility.
Kevin Larsen

GW/Virginia Basketball Game Will Air on ESPN2

August 18, 2015
Early season matchup of men’s teams part of network’s Tip-Off Marathon coverage.

Alumna Dana Bash Promoted to CNN Chief Political Correspondent

August 18, 2015
SMPA graduate will serve as lead reporter covering 2016 GOP field.
Julian Bond speaks on stage

In Memoriam: Julian Bond

August 17, 2015

Former NAACP chair and civil rights leader was GW’s 2008 Commencement speaker.


A Closer Look at U.S.-Cuba Relations

August 17, 2015
Elliott School professors offer insight after U.S. embassy opens in Havana for the first time in decades.
GW Law Clinic Team Gains Presidential Clemency for Client

GW Law Clinic Team Gains Presidential Clemency for Client

August 17, 2015
D.C. man imprisoned for more than 20 years returns home after assistance from Neighborhood Law and Policy Clinic.
Peter Nemes

GW Chemist Receives Beckman Young Investigator Award

August 14, 2015
Peter Nemes is developing a technology to analyze proteins in single neurons.

GW Students Take Stand against Sexual Violence in South Africa While Studying Abroad

August 14, 2015
Professor Dan Moshenberg's Women’s Studies classes have helped crisis experts at rape crisis center in Cape Town.

Proposed Changes to Health Benefits Will Limit Premium Increases

August 10, 2015
More than 80 percent of employees would see increases capped at 3 percent.
 Spencer Overton, a professor at the George Washington University Law School, specializes in voting rights and campaign finance.

50 Years of the Voting Rights Act: Where Do We Stand?

August 10, 2015
Racial discrimination still needs to be addressed, says GW Law Professor Spencer Overton.
White Coat

M.D. Class of 2019 Begins Medical Journey

August 10, 2015
Nearly 200 SMHS students participate in annual White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.
Dakota Solar Panels

Dakota Hall Is Home to GW’s Fourth Solar Thermal Installation

August 10, 2015
Nextility rooftop system heats residence hall’s water supply with solar energy.
GWSB Dean Linda Livingstone

GW School of Business Dean Pledges to Support Leadership Opportunities for Women

August 10, 2015
White House Council on Women and Girls convenes more than 45 business school leaders.
Summer sendoffs in China

For Chinese Parents, Receptions Help Form Community

August 10, 2015
New addition to China’s summer sendoff repertoire helps parents of incoming George Washington University students find support and shared experiences.