GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

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Powerful Sequencing Technology Sheds Light on D.C.’s HIV Epidemic

March 06, 2020

Researchers from the GW Computational Biology Institute are exploring how the HIV virus is spreading and developing drug resistance.

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Message from President LeBlanc

March 02, 2020

Dr. LeBlanc provides an update on the university’s planning around COVID-19, previously referred to as the novel coronavirus.


In Photos: Step Show Closes Out Black Heritage Celebration

March 02, 2020

One of the last events for this year’s Black Heritage Celebration featured a step show from black Greek organizations across the DMV area.

Provost M. Brian Blake speaks to community members at Wednesday's town hall. (William Atkins/GW Today)

GW Holds Second Public Forum on Strategic Plan Interim Reports

March 02, 2020

The GW community is urged to review the reports and provide feedback by March 6.

Faculty Assembly

Faculty Assembly Holds Special Meeting

March 02, 2020

Faculty voiced concerns about the university’s strategic planning process and institutional culture initiative.

David Brickman

Freddie Mac CEO Discusses the Future of the Housing Market

February 28, 2020

Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman shared at a George Talks Business event how the real-estate market is adjusting to millennials' postponing homeownership.

Dean Brigety

Dean Brigety to Be Vice Chancellor and President of University of the South, Sewanee

February 28, 2020

Dr. Brigety will remain dean of the Elliott School through the end of the spring semester.

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Misinformation Concern Is Bipartisan, New GW Survey Finds

February 28, 2020

Democrats blamed foreign powers, Republicans faulted the media, according to the GW Politics Poll.

University Gives Coronavirus Update

February 28, 2020

GW officials said community members should stay informed through trustworthy sources as the situation evolves. 

Kurt Nahar's "YOUR COMFORT ZONE WILL KILL YOU" is among the works on display. (Denny Henry)

In Photos: "Inter|Sectionality" at the Corcoran

February 28, 2020

The exhibition, closing March 22, celebrates artists from the Caribbean diaspora in Miami.

Capitol Hill

Getting to Know the DMV: Capitol Hill

February 27, 2020

This historic D.C. neighborhood brings together Eastern Market, a beautiful landscape and a wealth of cultural opportunities.

GW Emphasizes Respect, Inclusivity in Light of Coronavirus Outbreak

February 27, 2020

There is no reason to believe any member of the GW community is at a higher risk for contracting this virus.

Saniya LeBlanc

Using Advanced Materials to Solve an Age-Old Problem

February 26, 2020

SEAS Assistant Professor Saniya LeBlanc received a CAREER award to support her goal of manufacturing devices that convert waste heat to usable energy.

Ben Park

GW Ranks First in List of Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

February 26, 2020

For the third consecutive year, the university took the top spot on Peace Corps’ list of medium-sized colleges and universities.


Using Social Media to Understand the Vaccine Debate in China

February 26, 2020

Vaccine acceptance is a crucial public health issue that has been exacerbated by the use of social media to spread content expressing vaccine hesitancy, according to a