GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

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GW Research: No Difference in Calorie Intake in Children Who Drink Low-Calorie or Sugary Beverages

May 02, 2019

A new Milken SPH study shows low-calorie sweetened beverage consumers also take in extra calories compared to children and teens who drink water.

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University Introduces New GW Alumni Association Volunteer Leaders

May 01, 2019

Thirteen GW graduates comprise executive committee that will lead strategic planning for new association.

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SEAS Launches Center for Women in Engineering

April 30, 2019

The program aims to help women reach their fullest potential in engineering.

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Sanjit Sethi Named President of Minneapolis College of Art and Design

April 30, 2019

Mr. Sethi oversaw reincarnation of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design as part of GW and brought focus to advancing creative scholarship.

Matthew Ley at the WHCA Dinner Saturday night. (Courtesy Mr. Ley)

WHCA Scholarship Awardee Gets Moment in the Spotlight

April 29, 2019

Matthew Ley has received the White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship for all four of his years at GW.

GW Professor Hugh Gusterson Named Guggenheim Fellow

April 29, 2019

Dr. Gusterson will focus on writing a book about nuclear weapons testing in the post-Cold War era.

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GW Distinguished Scholars Honored

April 29, 2019

Students with record of highest academic achievement recognized at ceremony at the Marvin Center.

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Alumni Offer Advice to the Class of 2019

April 29, 2019

GW alumni offer words of wisdom to those poised to follow in their footsteps.

Visitors gather around an installation at NEXT's opening reception. (Sydney Elle Gray/GW Today)

Corcoran Students Get Personal at NEXT

April 29, 2019

Annual thesis exhibition features art from graduating students in every medium.

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Provost Search Committee Formed

April 26, 2019

Professor Christopher Cahill will chair the 18-member group to identify next chief academic officer.

Kristalina Georgieva

World Bank CEO Talks about Ending World Poverty

April 25, 2019

Kristalina Georgieva shared her perspectives on the progress of the world’s economic development during a George Talks Business event.

(From left) GW President Thomas LeBlanc; Trachtenberg Faculty Prize winners Hugh Gusterson, Heather Berry and Anthony Yezer; and

University Celebrates Exceptional Faculty

April 25, 2019

Annual ceremony rewards standout work in teaching, research, service, mentorship and other academic fields.

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GW Debate Team Ranks Third Nationwide

April 25, 2019

The GW American Parliamentary Debate Society credits the team’s success to a culture of diversity and inclusion. 

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GW Honors Excellence in Student Life

April 25, 2019

The Center for Student Engagement hosted a reception for students, faculty and staff who contribute to life on campus and in the surrounding D.C. community.

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Dr. LeBlanc, GW Leaders to Discuss Education and Technology at eMerge Americas

April 25, 2019

Members of the GW faculty will speak about the most pressing technology issues of the day at the annual eMerge Americas Conference in Miami Beach.