GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


New Website Cautions against Antibiotic Overuse

February 25, 2020

Experts at the Milken Institute School of Public Health warned that if urgent global action isn’t taken, we could soon be living in a post-antibiotic era.

John Avlon

George Washington’s Warning to Future Generations

February 24, 2020

In the fourth Presidential Distinguished Event Series, John Avlon, author and CNN commentator, discussed lessons from his book, “Washington’s Farewell.”

Craig Silverman was hosted by the Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics. (Maansi Srivastava/GW Today)

Is Russia Renting Your Aunt’s Facebook Profile?

February 24, 2020

BuzzFeed editor Craig Silverman warned that disinformation may take new and frightening forms as the 2020 presidential election approaches.

Sarah Hirshland

The Power of Sport

February 24, 2020

Sarah Hirshland, CEO of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, spoke at GW about the impact of sport in global development and highlighted reform in the national committee.  

Textile samples at the Washington Design Center.

In Photos: Behind the Scenes with Interior Architecture Students

February 24, 2020

Students from Scott Jones' "Interior Materials and Color Theory" class visited the Washington Design Center last week.

Grace Henry

Have You Met...Grace Henry?

February 24, 2020

As the SMHS director of Diversity and Inclusion, Grace Henry works to ensure there is equity and representation for everyone.


What’s the Big Idea: Dulceology

February 24, 2020

Edith Alejandra Leiva’s self-funded online bakery puts people first.

western market

D.C.’s New Western Market to Open in Foggy Bottom

February 24, 2020

The new food hall, which will be located at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., aims to open this fall.

Jakub Kostal

Cross-Disciplinary Research Lays Foundation for Improved Pesticides

February 24, 2020

Jakub Kostal, an assistant professor of chemistry, received a CAREER award for his research on how pesticides degrade when they’re exposed to light. 

Dayna Bowen Matthew

GW Names New Law Dean

February 19, 2020

University of Virginia law Professor Dayna Bowen Matthew brings more than 30 years of legal and academic experience and a passion for public service and equity.

Brian Blake presided over last week's Faculty Senate meeting. (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

Provost Leads First Faculty Senate Meeting

February 19, 2020

Meeting included updates from the strategic planning committees.

GW + You in Tampa community reception attendees

GW + You in Florida

February 18, 2020

Events in Miami and Tampa brought out nearly 200 alumni, families and prospective students. 

Angela Yee

Angela Yee Navigates through Hip Hop Culture

February 18, 2020

Co-host of “The Breakfast Club” discussed working in the male dominated hip hop culture at a Black Heritage Celebration event at GW.

 Students from "George Washington and His World" class examine artifacts from the Small Washingtoniana collection.

Students Become Curators of ‘George Washington and His World’

February 14, 2020

Newest exhibition at the George Washington Museum and The Textile Museum is researched and presented by students in Denver Brunsman’s history class.

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GW Today’s Valentine’s Day Playlist 2020

February 13, 2020

To: You. From: Us.