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GW saw a 33 percent increase in first-year enrolled students from underrepresented minority groups.

New Test-Optional Policy Helped Shape More Diverse Freshman Class

November 21, 2016
Percentage of first-year students from underrepresented minority groups increased by 33 percent in fall 2016.
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Men’s Basketball Team Takes on Georgia Monday Night

November 21, 2016
Colonials open the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.
Wesley Lowery

Following Unrest in the Streets in the Wake of Police Shootings

November 18, 2016
GW and Politics & Prose host a discussion of Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Lowery’s book “They Can’t Kill Us All.”

Oxytocin Nasal Spray, Brain Scans Can Improve Treatments for Children with Autism

November 17, 2016
A GW researcher published two papers about therapies that could help families save time and money in identifying effective treatments for children with autism.

Bernie Sanders: ‘The American People Are on Our Side’

November 17, 2016
Sen. Sanders talked about working with the Trump administration while promoting his new memoir “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In” at GW.
Haiti Teach-in

A Haitian Teach-In Reveals Stories of Triumph and Resilience

November 17, 2016
GW community learns about Haiti’s culture and its proper place in the history of the West.

Students Protest Divisive Rhetoric and Policies of the President-Elect

November 16, 2016
Hundreds of students marched to the White House chanting slogans before ending the demonstration in front of Rice Hall.

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November 14, 2016
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GW Women’s Basketball Team Wins Home Opener

November 14, 2016
Men’s team also secures victory over UMES in the squad’s first regular season game.
Street Sense

Humanizing Poverty, Food Insecurity Key to Homelessness Awareness Week

November 14, 2016
Students planning Hunger and Homelessness Week want to put a personal voice behind what is often treated as a political issue.
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GW Marks Veterans Day

November 14, 2016

By Ruth Steinhardt

The George Washington University community took time out Friday morning to celebrate Veterans Day with its traditional wreath-laying ceremony.

Louis and Manette Mayberg.

New Center to Focus on Advancement of Jewish Education

November 14, 2016
Gift from foundation will establish the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership.
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GW Researchers Awarded $7.5 Million to Study Child Health, Solar Cells

November 14, 2016
GW researchers were awarded federal grants this fall that will allow them to continue groundbreaking research across several fields.
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School of Business Receives $4.8 Million Gift

November 14, 2016
Gift will fund endowed professorship.
Nelson Carbonell

Faculty Senate Hears Update on Presidential Search

November 14, 2016
Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell said the search committee continues to receive nominations.