GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Amy Martin

SA Presidential Run-Off Planned after Election

April 01, 2019

Students elected 2019-20 leaders, but top two finishers in race for student association president will face-off in an election on Thursday.

Daniel Mulhall

Irish Ambassador to the United States Looks Beyond Brexit

April 01, 2019

Ambassador Daniel Mulhall said Irish-U.S. relations will strengthen after Brexit during a visit to the Elliott School.  

Elliott School

Advancing International Affairs Training

April 01, 2019

The Elliott School will launch a Bachelor of Science degree in fall 2019 designed to give students training in international affairs and STEM-related fields.

Tyriana Evans

SMPA’s Tyriana Evans Named 2019 Commencement Student Speaker

April 01, 2019

The B.A. candidate in journalism and mass communication will speak about overcoming fear.

Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals, is one of Navy Yard's centerpiece attractions. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Getting to Know the DMV: Navy Yard

March 29, 2019

This riverside neighborhood is a hotspot for sports junkies, since it hosts both the Washington Nationals and soccer team D.C. United. But it’s also a vibrant area with good food, a rich history and some unusual activity options. 

Press Freedoms Discussion at SMPA

Connections with Citizens and Communities Key to Trust in Journalism

March 29, 2019

An SMPA panel of experts on politics and journalism discussed how to build connections with the American people and reinforce civil discourse.


Ron Chernow

Historian Who Inspired the Broadway Play 'Hamilton' Visits GW

March 28, 2019

In the launch of the Presidential Distinguished Event Series, Ron Chernow shared his reactions to the success of the play based on his biography of Alexander Hamilton.


Residence Hall Room

Changes to Residential Life Aim to Better Support Students

March 28, 2019

More staff and focus on community building and relationships are among the enhancements coming this fall.

Terry Fulmer

Age-Friendly Care Is Critical to Health Systems

March 27, 2019

Terry Fulmer, a registered nurse and health systems leader, spoke at a Health Policy Leadership Lecture Series event.

Savannah Guthrie, Cindy McCain, Christine Darden

NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie Will Be GW’s Commencement Speaker

March 27, 2019

Cindy McCain, alumna Christine Darden also will receive honorary degrees at the May 19 ceremony.

Brigid Prial

Frankenstein, Dracula Signal Fears of Scientific Advancement

March 26, 2019

Senior Brigid Prial combined her interests in English and biological anthropology to research the way two classic novels imagined monstrous science.


Innovating for Smarter Cities

March 26, 2019

Students presented novel ideas to improve community relations and government services at the Smart Cities Hackathon.

GW Professors Gate

The College Admissions Bribery Scheme: How GW Is Responding

March 25, 2019

The university is not named in the federal investigation, but officials are adding additional safeguards to further protect against the issues raised in the case.

Panelists Monica Ruiz, Christina Lowery, Helena Minchew and Kristin Solheim discuss the crises facing refugee girls around the w

‘Brave Girl Rising’ Puts a Human Face on the Global Refugee Crisis

March 25, 2019

Girl Rising CEO Christina Lowery joined panel on gender-based violence after screening film scripted by poet Warsan Shire.

GW Professors' Gate

Using Data to Tackle Real-Time Challenges for DC

March 25, 2019

GW’s new Data-Capable DC Initiative seeks to build a more robust data ecology among local experts.