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#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

February 25, 2019

Catch a screening of star-studded short film "Brave Girl Rising," learn about D.C.’s spy scene during World War II, practice yoga on the National Mall and more.

Gymnastics in Oklahoma City

GW Gymnastics Team Honored

February 24, 2019

Before the George Washington gymnastics team hit the floor of Oklahoma City’s Cox Convention Center for the Perfect 10 Challenge, Mayor David Holt helped them settle in, and awarded the team

President Thomas LeBlanc and U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton

GW Hosts Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Business Leaders for Discussion

February 21, 2019

University partnered with Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce for the event.

Kyrah Altman

Senior Kyrah Altman Aims to Revolutionize Mental Health Education

February 21, 2019

Ms. Altman is building a nonprofit, LEAD, to reduce stigma and become the industry standard for mental health education in schools and youth-serving organizations.  

Asha Reynolds

Staff Focus: Asha Reynolds Would Rather Investigate than Argue

February 21, 2019

As a Title IX investigator, Ms. Reynolds works to make sure GW promotes fairness in the most holistic way.

Sidney Chu

Speed Skater Sidney Chu to Represent GW at University Games

February 20, 2019

The GW sophomore has been training five hours a day to compete against short track’s rising stars.

William Barr

GW Alumnus Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

February 19, 2019

Former GW Law student William Barr was sworn-in as the head of the U.S. Department of Justice.

A visitor to the GW University Museum and The Textile Museum views Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms" paintings. (Harrison Jones/

‘Four Freedoms’ Exhibition Brings Norman Rockwell’s Iconic Paintings to GW

February 19, 2019

Exhibit at the GW Museum and The Textile Museum also includes civil rights works “The Problem We All Live With” and “Murder in Mississippi.”

Image of Thurston Hall exterior

GW Accelerating Thurston Hall Renovation

February 19, 2019

Emphasis on student experience for first years a high priority.


Researchers Develop Therapy to Fight Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

February 15, 2019

A preclinical study of deactivated platelets promises new approach to treating diseases.


GW Recognized as a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

February 15, 2019

The university placed among the top research institutions for generating Fulbright students, with a total of 11 students accepting the award in the 2018-2019 year.

Dan Simons

GWSB Alumnus Dan Simons Talks Living Life without Regrets

February 13, 2019

In the third George Talks Business event, the founder and co-owner of Farmers Restaurant Group explained his philosophies on time management and entrepreneurship

Sustainability Report

Sustainable GW: University Triples Its Reuse Activity

February 11, 2019

The university diverted more waste and increased its reuse in fiscal year 2017, a progress report from Sustainable GW shows.

GW President Thomas LeBlanc addresses Faculty Senate on Friday. (William Atkins/GW Today)

President Acknowledges Past and Looks to Future at Faculty Senate

February 11, 2019

Dr. LeBlanc outlined context for GW’s next steps and Dean Brigety reported on the state of the Elliott School.

Poet Nikki Giovanni

Poet Nikki Giovanni Speaks at Black Heritage Celebration Event

February 11, 2019

The event sponsored by the GW Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority covered a range of topics from slavery to the blackface controversy surrounding the Virginia governor.