GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Protein-Fueled Fruit Flies More Likely to Produce Successful Sons

February 16, 2017
A GW biology researcher published a paper linking high-protein paternal diets to increased success in offspring mating.

In His Own Words: A Founding Father’s Educational Legacy

February 16, 2017

George Washington believed a national university in Washington, D.C., could eliminate “jealousies and prejudices.”


Black Athletes and Activism

February 15, 2017
Experts from ESPN discuss at GW the pros and cons of athletes taking public stands on sometimes controversial issues.

Faculty Senate Hears Updates on Research Funding and Flagg Building Renovations

February 13, 2017
The body also approved an academic forgiveness policy for first year students.

#GWMusicMonday: Songs GW Loves to Love

February 13, 2017

Members of the GW community pick their favorite romance tunes ahead of Valentine’s Day.

University Kicks Off #CelebrateGW Month of Events

February 13, 2017
GW celebrated the university's founding, annual George Washington Birthday Bonfire and homecoming weekend.
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Could the New Education Secretary Transform Public Education?

February 13, 2017
GW expert Maria Voles Ferguson discusses Betsy DeVos's history with "school choice" and what she will bring to federal role.
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Five Takeaways from a Session with Thomas LeBlanc

February 13, 2017
GW’s incoming president talks about his preparation for the job, GW’s strong points and other issues.
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Country Singer Brett Young to Perform at Lisner Auditorium

February 13, 2017
Limited number of discounted tickets for students are available beginning Tuesday at noon.
Kevin Pelphrey

Progress on Autism Research Highlights Board of Trustees Meeting

February 10, 2017
Kevin Pelphrey, director of the Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, told the board that GW has carved out its niche in autism.
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The GW Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Rates for 2017-18

February 10, 2017
Board maintains the university’s fixed tuition policy; increases for incoming undergraduate students limited to roughly 3 percent.

Robert Pless Named Chair of Computer Science Department

February 09, 2017
Dr. Pless is the inaugural holder of the Patrick and Donna Martin Endowed Professorship.

Plans to Improve Water Security, Diabetes Tracking Are among New Venture Competition Quarter Finalists

February 08, 2017
One hundred student groups advanced as quarter finalists in the annual innovation and entrepreneurship contest.
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Sens. Cruz and Sanders Debate Future of Health Care

February 08, 2017
CNN town hall at George Washington University offers opposing points of view on what should happen with the Affordable Care Act.
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Edward Seto Installed as King Fahd Professor of Cancer Biology

February 08, 2017
Installation highlights longstanding relationship between Saudi Arabia and the George Washington University.