GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

University Monitoring Potential for Government Shutdown

January 19, 2018
The university will continue to operate normally and provide continued updates and resources to the GW community.

‘Whose Streets’ Documents Activism in Ferguson

January 19, 2018
Documentary film on the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer in the Missouri town is screened and discussed at SMPA.

McNair Scholars Learn about STEM Opportunities at GW

January 19, 2018
Undergraduate scholars from Florida International University visit Science and Engineering Hall, explore graduate STEM programs.

How to Prioritize Exercise, Healthy Eating Goals in 2018

January 18, 2018
Jennifer Sacheck, chair of the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, said practical and sustainable goals are the key to forming long-lasting habits.

GW Community Reaches out for MLK Jr. Day of Service

January 16, 2018
Hundreds of volunteers complete service projects with area nonprofits, D.C. public schools and others.

SMPA to Focus on Urban and Rural Divide with New Grant

January 16, 2018
The school was awarded $699,600 to study how different communities experience their worlds within political and cultural media bubbles.
President Thomas LeBlanc with students

Welcome Back Message from President LeBlanc

January 16, 2018
Dr. LeBlanc thanks university community for feedback, notes start of progress on key priorities.

Faculty Senate Opens Conversation on Enterprise Resource Planning

January 16, 2018
GW’s chief information officer presented on possible changes in GW's digital platform with a focus on services that impact student experience and success.

Nuclear Physicist Urges Students to Find Champions

January 16, 2018
GW Conference on Undergraduate Women in Physics Speaker Kawtar Hafidi discusses her path to leading major research at the Argonne National Laboratory.
program on extremism

Hate Crimes, Domestic Terrorism Not ‘Mutually Exclusive’

January 10, 2018
Thomas Brzozowski, domestic terrorism counsel for the Justice Department, spoke about the challenges the department faces when trying domestic terrorists.

University Announces Resignation of GWPD Chief of Police

January 08, 2018
Commander Bessie Burrus to serve as interim chief.
Firefighter Jason Woods. (Photo: Cafritz Foundation)

A Healing Initiative for D.C. Burn Victims

January 08, 2018

By Ruth Steinhardt

Can You Manage Your Money?

January 05, 2018
New PwC US-funded project from GW’s Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center aims to ensure high school students are financially literate.
Rajiv Rimal

SPH Researcher Awarded $4 Million To Study Anemia in India

January 05, 2018
More than half of all women of childbearing age in India are anemic, which can cause dizziness, rapid heart rate and fatigue.
Ali Eskandarian

Ali Eskandarian Announces Resignation from Academic Leadership

January 03, 2018
Dean of College of Professional Studies and Virginia Science and Technology Campus to take sabbatical during spring semester.