GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Q & A: New Research Explores Evolutionary History of Central and South American Anoles

June 02, 2021

Jonathan Huie, a CCAS doctoral student, recently published a paper that bucks long held assumptions about which environments are hotbeds for extreme morphologies.

(Clockwise from upper left) Moderator Jim Chung and panelists Tom Cortese, Khang Vuong, Rodger Berman and Rachel Zoe.

Alumni Entrepreneurs Credit GW with Helping Them Shape Their Paths

June 01, 2021

A panel of high-profile business leaders discussed their GW experiences and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

GW Law Bicentennial

Celebrating 200 Years: A Report Card on the Legal Issues in Biden's First 100 Days

June 01, 2021

As part of GW’s bicentennial celebration, GW Law faculty experts analyzed the first 100 days of the Biden administration. 

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Expanding Medicaid in States under the American Rescue Plan Would Add More Than 1 Million Jobs, Study Shows

May 27, 2021

States’ economies would grow by $350 billion by 2025 if all 14 holdout states expand Medicaid, according to a new report authored by a Milken Institute SPH researcher.


Thom Shanker Named Director of Project for Media and National Security

May 24, 2021

The veteran Pentagon correspondent and New York Times editor brings expertise and experience to the SMPA project.

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In Photos: NEXT 2021

May 21, 2021

Corcoran students showcase their work at this annual end-of-year celebration of art and scholarship.

Johnson Research

Researchers Shed Light on the Evolution of Extremist Groups

May 19, 2021

The findings of a new study by GW researchers suggest strategies to limit the growth of groups like the Boogaloos and ISIS.

Professors' Gate

GW Announces Honorees of 11th Annual Faculty Awards

May 17, 2021

Awardees are recognized for their achievements in teaching, research, service and other areas.

Lonnie Bunch III

Class of 2021 Celebrates Historic Bicentennial Year Commencement

May 17, 2021

GW commencement speaker Lonnie G. Bunch III encouraged graduates to use their education and skills to do good for others.

Image of Thomas LeBlanc at podium during School Without Walls' celebration.

School Without Walls Celebrates 50 Years

May 14, 2021

President LeBlanc and the D.C. mayor spoke at the half-century anniversary of the groundbreaking public school in Foggy Bottom. 

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Board of Trustees Holds May Meeting

May 14, 2021

The university is actively planning for an in-person fall, President Thomas LeBlanc said, and the board approved the fiscal 2022 budget.

Board of Trustees Approves Fiscal 2022 University Budget

May 14, 2021

The budget reflects the university’s commitment to its mission, supporting students, faculty and staff while investing in GW’s future.

Ling Hao

Kitchen Chemistry: At-Home Experiments Enhance Remote Learning

May 13, 2021

When COVID limited students’ access to campus labs, chemistry professors designed a do-it-yourself solution to provide an “authentic research experience.”


RCHN Community Health Foundation Awards $7 Million to GW’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy

May 12, 2021

The collaboration has produced over 100 publications on health equity, health care access, community health centers and has informed health care policy and decision-making.

Asha Reynolds

Introducing GW’s New Title IX Director and Coordinator

May 12, 2021

Asha Reynolds, a former Title IX investigator, has been appointed to lead efforts to make GW a harassment-free environment.