GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

George Talks Business LeBlanc

President LeBlanc Shares Keys to Leadership

January 31, 2019

During the inaugural George Talks Business event, Dr. LeBlanc discussed ways the university will stay on the cutting edge of higher education.

Shannon McKeown

Study Abroad Ignites Passion for Undergraduate Research

January 31, 2019

Senior Shannon McKeown was inspired to research Jordanian national identity following a semester in Amman.

Benjamin Hopkins

Closing the Gap on Critical Need for East Asian Language and Area Studies

January 28, 2019

The GW Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Institute for Korean Studies were awarded funding to establish a national resource center to broaden the study of the East Asian region.

moot court 2019

Three Appeals Court Judges Preside Over Moot Court

January 28, 2019

Federal judges anchor bench in Van Vleck Moot Court Competition finals.

Shanee Goss Cohen presents on her work at KWT Global in front of Clay Warren's "Persuasion" students and guests. (William Atkins

‘Persuasion’ Offers GW Students Insight and Avenue to Careers in Communication

January 28, 2019

Long-running communication class guest session featuring GW alumni has led to multiple job offers.

Ron Chernow Event Promotion

GW Announces Presidential Distinguished Event Series

January 28, 2019

Ron Chernow, the award-winning historian whose book inspired the Broadway play “Hamilton,” will visit the university to kick off the series.

Jihadism after the Caliphate event at GW Law

Experts Discuss Jihadism and the Future of Terrorist Movements

January 28, 2019

A Program on Extremism panel talked about how the Islamic State’s setbacks in Syria and Iraq impact terrorism.

Jason Rezaian

544 Days in an Iranian Prison

January 28, 2019

Washington Post writer and GW SMPA Terker Distinguished Fellow Jason Rezaian talks about his book, “Prisoner.”

Emilia Entcheva

The Future of Personalized Medicine

January 25, 2019

SEAS professor Emilia Entcheva, a pioneer in cardiac optogenetics, is advancing stem cell science through federally-funded research.

Brittany Bigelow

Staff Focus: Brittany Bigelow Puts Safety First

January 24, 2019

As one of GW’s health safety specialists, D.C. native Ms. Bigelow uses her public health expertise to train students, faculty and staff on laboratory protocol.


Former GW Research Professor Begins Army Appointment

January 23, 2019

Alex Beehler, an expert in environmental and energy management, was confirmed by the Senate earlier this month.

Photo of GW Professors Gate

Financial Aid Office Improving Services, Outreach to Students and Families

January 22, 2019

After an assessment provided recommendations, staff have begun to implement changes that enhance communication and processes and put students first.

MLK Day of Service

GW Community Serves to Honor MLK Jr.

January 22, 2019

The 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Leadership saw the highest participation numbers in the last four years.

Robert Pless

Using Computer Science to Tackle Human Trafficking

January 22, 2019

SEAS professor Robert Pless was awarded $1 million to expand a machine-learning project that identifies photographed hotel rooms.

Campus Life 101: Exercise Video Screenshot

Campus Life 101: Exercise

January 22, 2019

Exercise is key to a healthy lifestyle—and GW has the resources to support all your fitness needs. But you can also break a sweat without ever leaving your residence hall room.