GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

MLK Jr. Lecture

Learning Antiracism from MLK Jr.

January 17, 2019

The Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture tackled overcoming racist ideas and building an anti-racist America.

Jeffrey Akman

Jeffrey Akman to Step Down as Vice President for Health Affairs and SMHS Dean

January 17, 2019

Announcement follows eight years at the helm of GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Kirk Borne

Early Data Literacy Will Transform STEM Pipeline

January 17, 2019

Kirk Borne, a leading data scientist, said every student should learn basic coding skills to thrive in the modern workforce.

GW gates

SEAS Researchers Discover New Evidence of Superconductivity at Near Room Temperature

January 16, 2019

These findings, published Monday in Physical Review could open the door to a new era of physics

GW Poll Finds Deep Partisan Splits on Immigration, Investigating President Trump

January 16, 2019

The latest GW Politics Poll found partisan splits on issues at the heart of the government shutdown and looked at how voters view potential 2020 presidential candidates.  

Ann McCorvey

Ann McCorvey Named CFO at Davidson College

January 15, 2019

Appointment follows five years as GW’s deputy executive vice president and treasurer.

President LeBlanc and GW community members

Welcome Back from President LeBlanc

January 15, 2019

Dr. LeBlanc addresses strategic initiatives, resources for those affected by government shutdown.

White House

How Does the Partial Government Shutdown Impact the GW Community?

January 15, 2019

University officials provide guidance on the longest federal government shutdown in history.

New Student Orientation Graphic

New Student Orientation Revamped

January 14, 2019

Programming, now to be held for all students in August, aims to enhance the student experience.

Robert Miller and Members of the Faculty Senate

Key Research Metrics Strong, VP for Research Tells Faculty Senate

January 14, 2019

The senate also approved a resolution recommending updates to the Faculty Code.

GW strategic initiative image

Faculty-Staff Culture Assessment Results Announced

January 11, 2019

Survey and interviews identified clear themes for improvement.

Kamala Harris

Sen. Kamala Harris Embraces the ‘Beautiful Design of Democracy’

January 10, 2019

While discussing her newly released books at GW, the senator from California emphasized her “no false choices” mantra.

Where to Find Rice Hall Offices This Semester

January 07, 2019

Administrative units have moved to other spaces on GW’s campuses.

Sarah Shomstein research

Large or Small, the Brain Is not Fooled

January 07, 2019

A recent study found that our perception of everyday objects is  influenced by knowledge of how large or small the objects actually are rather than how they appear.

Jane Austen

Collaborative Paper Explores Jane Austen’s Prose

January 02, 2019

A GW English professor and two undergraduates worked together to analyze the English novelist’s economic language.