GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Olympic Champions Speak out on Mental Health

May 08, 2017
HHS secretary recognizes Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt for their advocacy at Mental Health Awareness Day event at GW.

Message from President Steven Knapp

May 05, 2017
In recent days, two neighboring institutions, fellow members of our Consortium of Universities of Metropolitan Washington, have been subjected to horrendous incidents of racial hate-mongering.
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New Tool for Measuring Police Interactions Reflects Discrimination Experiences of Black Men

May 05, 2017
Study documents law enforcement-related stress of black men and the effects on their mental health.

Rediscovering Biafra through a Nigerian Novelist

May 05, 2017
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses attendees of event at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the Nigerian civil war.

Bonobos May Resemble Humans More Than You Think

May 05, 2017
A GW researcher examined a great ape species’ muscles and found they are more closely related to humans than common chimpanzees.
VOA panel

Town Hall Helps International Students Navigate U.S. Higher Ed

May 04, 2017
The Voice of America and GW event provided an inside look at studying in the United States.

NLRB Cancels Union Vote for Resident Advisors

May 03, 2017
Decision came at the request of SEIU Local 500.

SMPA Senior’s Dispatches from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

May 03, 2017
Teniola Ayoola shared her takeaways after attending the dinner as this year’s GW-WHCA scholar.

Students Get Creative for 37th Chalk-In

May 03, 2017
GW students relaxed in the sun to mark the final stretch before exams.
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How I Got the Job: International Student ‘Prepared for Everything’

May 02, 2017
Junior Laura Gomez got an internship at the World Bank by taking advantage of networking opportunities.
BBG panel

American Press Freedom Is Under Siege

May 02, 2017
Journalists talked about the challenges facing the media to mark World Press Freedom Day at GW.
Gayatri Malhotra

Service Awards Recognize GW Community Efforts

May 02, 2017
Two students received the Steven and Diane Robinson Knapp Fellowship for Entrepreneurial Service-Learning and will address food conservation and gender equality with their projects.

University Community Can ‘GET’ Connected to GWorld Accounts

May 02, 2017
The GET app allows users to conveniently and securely manage their GWorld accounts.
SJT Scholars

Graduating SJT Scholars Share Memories

May 02, 2017
Trachtenberg scholars celebrate four years of studying, bonding and growing.
GW students

City Recognizes GW Med Student for Saving Firefighter’s Life

May 01, 2017
A GW medical student worked with bystanders and EMS to help save a woman’s life in March.