GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Catherine Poulton, Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Manager at UNICEF

First GenderPro Cohort Begins Summit

July 19, 2019

International development workers will earn a first-of-its-kind certification in the gender field.

Myrto Kampouris

SEAS Student Researches How Friction Can Prevent Earthquake Damage

July 19, 2019

Junior Myrto Kampouris, a Clare Boothe Luce Program in Undergraduate Research Award recipient, is driven by a passion for the mathematics behind architecture. 

Bernie Sanders speaks at GW

Bernie Sanders Returns to GW

July 18, 2019

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate gave a speech on campus about his “Medicare for All” proposal.

Holding a color in mind affects the perceived color of an image. (Dwight Kravitz)

What You Think Is What You See

July 16, 2019

New research by CCAS professor Dwight Kravitz shows that perception and working memory are deeply entangled.

LGBT Health Forum

LGBT Health Forum Discusses Stonewall Riots

July 15, 2019

Journalists, activists and authors talked about the impact the 1969 Stonewall riots had on the progress of LGBTQ rights.

Students on University Yard

$10 Million in Campus Improvements Coming This Summer

July 15, 2019

The additional investment follows a review of areas in need of attention to support a community-oriented culture and benefit the student, faculty and staff experience.

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Message from President LeBlanc on Strategic Planning Process

July 09, 2019

The GW community’s feedback so far can be summarized in three words: “Better, not bigger,” Dr. LeBlanc writes.

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University Hires Dana Bradley as Chief People Officer

July 08, 2019

The new role will help lead a “major reorientation” that focuses on “putting people first.”

image of Kym Rice

Kym Rice Named Interim Director of the Corcoran

July 08, 2019

Dr. Rice starts in the position on July 12, with a search to be conducted for a permanent director.

PECASE winners Chunlei Liang, left, and Volker J. Sorger. (Photos: Jessica McConnell Burt / Volker J. Sorger)

Two GW Researchers Receive Prestigious Presidential Award

July 08, 2019

Chunlei Liang and Volker J. Sorger received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.


GW Students Share Experiences from PossePlus Summit

July 08, 2019

Posse scholar Shelby Singleton and Posse “Plusser” Flavio Corsi Mendez said the summit showed them new perspectives on sometimes controversial topics.

Liberty and Freedom Totem Poles

GW Develops a ‘Guide to Indigenous D.C.’

July 08, 2019

The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy has released an app highlighting sites in the Washington area of importance to Native Americans. 

Dianne Martin

50 Years Later: Former GW Professor Reflects on the Apollo Program

July 03, 2019

Dianne Martin says her time working as a programmer leading up to the moon landing changed the course of her life. 

Todd Belt

Who Won the First Democratic Presidential Debates?

July 01, 2019

GSPM’s Todd Belt analyzes the 20 candidates’ display of policy and personality on the crowded debate stage.

New Finance Leader to Oversee Planning, Strategy

July 01, 2019

With extensive experience in academic and health care financial administration, Jared Abramson joined the university Monday.