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Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Confucius Institute 2018 Celebration of the Lunar New Year

February 21, 2018

The GW Confucius Institute, the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the Multicultural Student Services Center and the International Ser


GW Students Enjoy Warm Weather

February 20, 2018
Many students took their activities outside to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather.
Peggy Cooper Cafritz

In Memoriam: Peggy Cooper Cafritz

February 20, 2018
GW alumna started the District’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts as a summer program on the Foggy Bottom Campus, was key to launching GW’s black student union.
George Washington

The Lost Native American Context of George Washington

February 20, 2018
Dartmouth Professor Colin Calloway hopes to restore Native Americans to a history that has often erased them.

Olympic Class Shares Their PyeongChang Experiences

February 20, 2018
The GW students collecting data for the International Olympic Committee blog about the 2018 Winter Olympics.

GWSB Offers Free Tax Return Prep for Low-Income Filers

February 20, 2018
Volunteers will assist with tax return preparation every weekend until April 14.

Q & A: George Washington’s Pursuit of a Runaway Slave Woman

February 20, 2018
Scholar Erica Armstrong Dunbar shares the story of Ona Judge, the runaway slave who evaded the Washingtons’ efforts to recapture her.
Angelo DeLeo

Comparative Study on Italian Festival Has Hometown Roots

February 20, 2018
Junior Angelo DeLeo received the Undergraduate Research Award to examine the similarities between “Festa dei Ceri” and its Pennsylvania counterpart.
Adult Literacy

Literacy App ‘Fulfilling A Need’ in Adult Education

February 20, 2018
Adult learners can improve their literacy with convenience and discretion using a smartphone app designed by a recent GW alum.
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Seminar Series Aims for ‘Progress’ on Sugar Consumption

February 20, 2018
Events at the School of Public Health will bring together interdisciplinary experts from industry, policy and public health to discuss how to reduce sugar intake.
Lori Kartchner, far left, welcomes guests to Textiles 101.

Threads of Knowledge

February 16, 2018
Lori Kartchner, M.A.T. ’13, developed Textiles 101, the all-ages learning space at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.
Faculty Senate Parliamentarian Steve Charnovitz, George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc and Provost Forrest Maltzman at Frid

Provost Reports on Results of Online Program Review at Faculty Senate

February 12, 2018
Friday’s meeting also included updates on dean review process, Global Women’s Institute.
Dianne Sherman and Jane Highsaw celebrate Ms. Highsaw's 95th birthday. (Courtesy Dianne Sherman)

In Memoriam: Jane Highsaw

February 12, 2018
Former Mount Vernon College professor maintained lifelong friendships with students and colleagues.
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#GWMusicMonday: A Very GW Valentine

February 12, 2018
Break out the roses and chocolate (just for yourself, if need be) as GW community members suggest some favorite romantic tunes.

Five Tips to Improve Heart Health

February 12, 2018
An associate professor in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences suggests individuals reduce stress and exercise daily.