GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Image of Richard Weitz and his daughter, Demi.

Zooming with the Stars

May 22, 2020

Richard Weitz, B.A. ’91, organizes intimate, invite-only Zoom concerts that have become a way for celebrities to help their communities.

MLK Day of Service

GW Community Continues Service through Pandemic

May 21, 2020

Students, faculty and other members of the university community continue volunteer and service-learning projects amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Faculty Senate Holds Special Meeting

May 21, 2020

Members of faculty will consult regularly with the administration in the coming weeks on planning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Concerns About Cybersecurity Increase During COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Diana Burley, GSEHD professor and global cybersecurity expert, gives tips for avoiding phishing and website scams during the crisis.

Joey Enriquez's "diserto diserto."

In Photos: NEXT 2020, Virtually

May 20, 2020

A gallery of featured work by Corcoran student artists.

Solar panels on GW buildings in Foggy Bottom. (William Atkins/GW Today)

GW Expands Renewable Energy Commitment with New On-Campus Solar Panels

May 20, 2020

Solar panels installed on roofs of five buildings on the Foggy Bottom campus.

Statement from the George Washington University Board of Trustees

May 18, 2020

The current pandemic crisis has caused an existential threat to all institutions of higher learning including the George Washington University (GW).


ICYMI: D.C ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Extended, Remote Work Continues

May 18, 2020

GW employees who are able should continue teleworking until further notice.

Board of Trustees Holds Virtual May Meeting

May 18, 2020

Reports included messages of gratitude, plans for the university’s future as GW concludes the spring semester.

healthcare workers

Milken Institute SPH Launches COVID-19 Study to Protect Healthcare Workers

May 18, 2020

A new project aims to test George Washington University healthcare workers for signs of infection, immunity and to answer critical questions about the virus.

Music Program

Virtual Commencement Celebrates Class of 2020

May 17, 2020

Video messages from graduates, music performances of the alma mater and fight song, and words of wisdom from leadership help mark an unprecedented day.


GW Joins University Network to Advance Public Interest Technology

May 15, 2020

University will prepare a new generation of leaders to recognize and consider the societal implications of new technologies.


Students in Scholar Cohorts Reflect on GW Experience

May 15, 2020

By Briahnna Brown 

Joneigh Khaldun is chief medical executive for the state of Michigan. (Courtesy Joneigh Khaldun)

Michigan’s Top Doctor First Combined Science and Policy at GW

May 15, 2020

Joneigh S. Khaldun, MD, MPH ’13, is leading Michigan’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Commencement

Messages from the Class of 2020

May 15, 2020

We asked the GW Class of 2020 to share messages with their graduating class—a person they'd like to thank, a memory they'll take with them or advice for each other as they navigate their futures.