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Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham Coming to Campus for CNN Town Hall

February 23, 2017
GW students, faculty and staff will receive an email on how to request to attend the March 1 event.

GW Women's Basketball Team Wins Share of Regular Season Conference Title

February 23, 2017
Colonials play the winner of Duquesne vs. George Mason at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in Atlantic 10 tournament.
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GW among Top Fulbright Producers

February 22, 2017
Twelve students are teaching English and conducting research abroad.
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U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Deliver GW Commencement Address

February 21, 2017
The GW alumna, combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient said she looks forward to encouraging graduates to “go out and make a difference in the world.”

Professors Award Their Oscars

February 20, 2017
GW film and theater experts share who they think will take home golden statues on Feb. 26.

‘Songs of My People’ 25 Years Later

February 17, 2017
SMPA Professor Imani M. Cheers reimagines the iconic 1992 photography exhibition that documented African American life.

Five Alumni to Receive Outstanding Service Awards

February 17, 2017
The university will recognize their contributions to university programs at an April event.

Researchers Design Facial Recognition System to Track Wild Lemurs

February 17, 2017
Experts hope the method will help answer evolutionary questions and aid in conservation efforts for the world’s most endangered group of mammals.

Protein-Fueled Fruit Flies More Likely to Produce Successful Sons

February 16, 2017
A GW biology researcher published a paper linking high-protein paternal diets to increased success in offspring mating.

In His Own Words: A Founding Father’s Educational Legacy

February 16, 2017
George Washington believed a national university in Washington, D.C., could eliminate “jealousies and prejudices.”

Black Athletes and Activism

February 15, 2017
Experts from ESPN discuss at GW the pros and cons of athletes taking public stands on sometimes controversial issues.

Faculty Senate Hears Updates on Research Funding and Flagg Building Renovations

February 13, 2017
The body also approved an academic forgiveness policy for first year students.

#GWMusicMonday: Songs GW Loves to Love

February 13, 2017
Members of the GW community pick their favorite romance tunes ahead of Valentine’s Day.

University Kicks Off #CelebrateGW Month of Events

February 13, 2017
GW celebrated the university's founding, annual George Washington Birthday Bonfire and homecoming weekend.
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Could the New Education Secretary Transform Public Education?

February 13, 2017
GW expert Maria Voles Ferguson discusses Betsy DeVos's history with "school choice" and what she will bring to federal role.