GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

youth sports research

New Study Dispels Myths about What Makes Youth Sports Fun

November 14, 2019

Girls and boys alike say trying your best and working hard—as opposed to winning—are key to having fun.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee to Host Second Public Forum

November 11, 2019

The forum will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Christian Mac Manning

Have You Met...Christian 'Mac' Manning?

November 11, 2019

The program manager for Military & Veteran Services aims to make GW a home for its military student community.

Diversity Summit

Actress MJ Rodriguez Shares How to Live Boldly

November 11, 2019

During the fifth annual Diversity Summit, keynote speaker MJ Rodriguez, who stars in Pose on FX, discussed how she learned to be proud of her identity.

SMPA 2020 election preview

Looking Forward to the 2020 Election

November 11, 2019

Political analysts discuss President Trump’s chances of re-election and Democrats’ appeal to a polarized electorate.

Undergraduate Strategic Planning Committee Town Hall

Students Give Feedback at High-Quality Undergraduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Town Halls

November 11, 2019

Two open forums gave undergraduates a chance to speak on their experience and express concerns.

 Eli Gottlieb

Identity Formation in the Digital Age

November 11, 2019

Visiting GSEHD professor and cognitive psychologist Eli Gottlieb discussed how young people shape their sense of self and community online.

Faculty Senate

President LeBlanc Announces Extended Strategic Planning Timeline at Faculty Senate Meeting

November 11, 2019

Dr. LeBlanc reaffirmed his commitment to university-wide collaboration in developing the strategic plan and welcomed Provost Blake to GW.

Mark Plotkin

GW, D.C. Leadership Remember Mark Plotkin

November 08, 2019

Former mayors and prominent Washington, D.C., figures spoke about Mark Plotkin’s legacy in the District during a memorial service at GW.

Waging Peace in Vietnam

Elliott School to Host Vietnam War Protest Exhibition

November 07, 2019

A week of events at the Elliott School will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the of Vietnam War protests and give the GW community a chance to explore Vietnamese food, music and culture.

Interfaith Reception 2019

Students Explore GW’s Multitude of Faiths

November 07, 2019

At the 18th Annual Interfaith Reception, President LeBlanc leads a discussion with students on learning about different faiths.

2019 Capital Markets Program Scholars panel

Capital Markets Luncheon Celebrates Investments in Human Capital

November 06, 2019

The IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Program at GW provides mid-career financial professionals from developing and emerging economies with skills to grow their markets and foster global prosperity.

Statement from President LeBlanc on Anti-Semitic Social Media Post

November 06, 2019


Crystal City

Getting to Know the DMV: Crystal City

November 06, 2019

This Northern Virginia neighborhood is undergoing significant changes as Amazon’s new headquarters prepares to move in. 

SMPA Director Frank Sesno

High-Quality Undergraduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

November 04, 2019

Attendees stressed the importance of GW offering interdisciplinary and project-based educational opportunities.