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The Fray

The Fray to Play New Songs and Old Favorites at Colonials Weekend

October 12, 2013
Drummer Ben Wysocki talks about recording new music and performing.
Elizabeth Smart reads from book standing in front of podium

Newsmaker Series Debuts at GW with Elizabeth Smart

October 11, 2013

The survivor of kidnapping and author of “My Story” says she has found a “happy ending.”

Dc Icorps Bootcamp

GW Hosts DC I-Corps Boot-Camp Kickoff

October 09, 2013
Twenty teams refined their lean-startup business models during the three-day intensive workshop.
Ted Leonsis and Frank Sesno

In Conversation with Business Mogul Ted Leonsis

October 09, 2013

The media entrepreneur and sports team owner speaks with SMPA Director Frank Sesno about shifting industries, education and the business of happiness.

Elliott School Carnegie Grant

$2.4 Million Supports Elliott School Research

October 09, 2013
Carnegie Corporation award will help fund four programs promoting international security research.
Jon Halpern and Dylan Fox

Business Plan Competition Winners Team Up

October 09, 2013
A GW alumnus and an undergraduate are helping expand each other’s startups.
Be a Good Neighbor

‘Be a Good Neighbor’ Training Mandatory for Students

October 09, 2013
Online module will train undergraduate students on code of conduct and rights and responsibilities as D.C. residents.
Ergun Simsek

SEAS Professor Named One of Nation’s ‘Most Innovative’ Educators

October 09, 2013
Ergun Simsek will represent GW at the 2013 Frontiers of Engineering Education.
Jane McGonigal

Author Touts Merits of Gaming

October 07, 2013
Jane McGonigal’s “Reality Is Broken” is this year’s First Chapter Freshman Reading Program selection.
Hillel Logo

GW Hillel Announces Plans for a New Building

October 07, 2013
The modern structure will provide expanded space for Hillel activities.
Teaching Day 2013

Faculty Study Cutting-Edge Techniques on Teaching Day

October 07, 2013
Presentations focused on building expertise and bringing creativity into classrooms.
The Gamble

John Sides Releases ‘The Gamble’

October 07, 2013
Political science professor co-authors book examining trends that predicted the 2012 election.
Jean Johnson

A New Era in American Health Care

October 07, 2013
School of Nursing Dean Jean Johnson answers questions about the Affordable Care Act.
Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde Urges U.S. to Raise Debt Ceiling at GW Event

October 07, 2013
The International Monetary Fund managing director speaks at preview of the IMF’s annual meeting in the Jack Morton Auditorium.