GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Anthony-Samuel LaMantia

Anthony-Samuel LaMantia Installed as Jeffrey Lieberman Professor of Neurosciences

June 16, 2017
Director of the GW Institute for Neuroscience says event is a celebration of “the continuity of knowledge and its transfer from generation to generation.”
ISIS in the West panel

Homegrown Terror a Growing Threat in U.S.

June 16, 2017
A new report by the Program on Extremism examines radicalization in Europe and North America.

GW Participates in UN Summit on Small Businesses

June 12, 2017
The first-ever United Nations event included remarks from Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa and Professor of Management Ayman El Tarabishy.
Kathleen Merrigan (Jessica McConnell Burt/GW Today)

Q & A with GW’s Executive Director of Sustainability on the Paris Agreement

June 12, 2017
Kathleen Merrigan says the U.S. “lost leadership stature for sure” with President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the international climate accord.
Paul Schiff Berman

GW Law Professor Analyzes Ex-FBI Director’s Hill Testimony

June 12, 2017
Paul Schiff Berman thinks a case can be made that President Trump obstructed justice in his interactions with James Comey.
Lawrence Deyton

Lawrence Deyton Installed as Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy

June 09, 2017
The senior associate dean for clinical public health advises students at the ceremony to “learn from our mistakes.”
Alan Alda

Actor Alan Alda Discusses the Art of Communicating Science Effectively

June 09, 2017
Mr. Alda shares with a Lisner audience how improvisation helps scientists relate and communicate.

GW Researchers to Test Efficacy of Hookworm Vaccine

June 09, 2017
The researchers received a $3 million grant to test the vaccine on local volunteers to determine if it prevents infection.
opioid crisis

GW Students to Examine Virginia Opioid Crisis

June 09, 2017
Graduate students will study addiction as part of the Governor’s Data Internship Program.
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Researcher Studies Protein Variants in Prostate Cancer

June 07, 2017
Norman Lee was awarded $1.8 million to study genetic factors that contribute to high mortality rates in African American men with prostate cancer.

George Washington Joins U.S. Effort to Support the 2015 Paris Agreement

June 05, 2017
President Knapp joins hundreds of leaders in education, business and state and local governments in response to the Trump administration’s plan to pull out of the agreement.
D. Jeffrey Lenn

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus D. Jeffrey Lenn

June 02, 2017
Dr. Lenn was an expert in business ethics, strategic management and public policy.
Cheryl W Thompson

SMPA Professor Named Educator of the Year by Journalists Group

June 02, 2017
National Association of Black Journalists award goes to Cheryl W. Thompson.