GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Chris Rollston

Advanced Imaging Sheds Light on Ancient Inscriptions

September 26, 2019

CCAS researcher Chris Rollston says 2,000-year-old pottery fragments could provide insight on a pivotal point in history.

I+E Lab

The New GW Innovation+Entrepreneurship Lab Opens

September 26, 2019

Managed by the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, the I+E Lab makes co-working and dedicated office space available to GW students and student groups.

SMPA Professor Steven V. Roberts shared his own philanthropic journey and urged fellow faculty to help students succeed.

Faculty and Staff Share Stories of Giving

September 25, 2019

GW launched its employee philanthropy campaign at a reception honoring faculty and staff donors.

Mark Plotkin

In Memoriam: Mark Plotkin

September 25, 2019

The GW alumnus was a political commentator and staunch advocate for D.C. statehood.

GTB Carbonell

Nelson A. Carbonell Jr. Shares Keys to Tech Entrepreneurship

September 25, 2019

At a George Talks Business event, the chair emeritus of the GW Board of Trustees discussed the lessons he’s learned through the years

ISO World Tour 2019

In Photos: GW Celebrates World Culture

September 25, 2019

The International Services Office hosted a festival to share unique cultures from around the world.

Franklin Bust

GWSB Honors Ben Franklin’s Legacy

September 25, 2019

During a Colonials Weekend ceremony, the School of Business unveiled a historic bust of Benjamin Franklin to honor the namesake university that merged with GW in 1987.

Professor Sylvia Silver

SMHS Awarded $22 Million Grant to Support Collaborative AIDS and Cancer Research

September 24, 2019

The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource has been renewed for five years.

SEAS professors

Lighting the Way: The Future of Data Processing

September 24, 2019

Professors Volker Sorger and Tarek El-Ghazawi are pioneering a new way of processing data using light that is faster and more energy efficient. 


GW Student Voting Rates Leapt in 2018

September 23, 2019

GW rate exceeds a national movement of increased college student voter participation.

tooth replacement

How Do Piranhas Replace Their Sharp Teeth?

September 23, 2019

A new paper by Matthew Kolmann, postdoctoral fellow, changes our understanding of how meat-eating fish and their closest relatives evolved. 

From left: Steven Livingston, Adam Conner, Rebekah Tromble, Neil Johnson and Jack Nassetta.

Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics Hosts Panel on Digital Discourse

September 23, 2019

Researchers and experts discussed how misinformation spreads and who benefits by it in final Colonials Weekend event.

Spirit of GW Award recipients 2019

GW Recognizes Alumni Achievement

September 23, 2019

The university honored five alumni for outstanding professional, volunteer and philanthropic achievement at the inaugural Spirit of GW Awards.

A Conversation with President LeBlanc

6 Takeaways from ‘A Conversation with President LeBlanc’

September 23, 2019

Members of the GW community met with President Thomas LeBlanc to discuss his vision for the university during Colonials Weekend. 

Mark Lerner

Washington Nationals Owner Discusses Baseball’s Future

September 23, 2019

Native Washingtonian Mark Lerner, B.B.A. ’75, shared his thoughts on how the sport can be improved during the next collective bargaining agreement.