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University Celebrates Namesake’s 281st

February 25, 2013
A wreath-laying ceremony, bonfire and a lecture tonight from Pulitzer Prize winner Gordon Wood mark George Washington’s birthday.
student points to presentation board at showcase with two people reviewing his work

In-House Innovation

February 25, 2013

Seventh annual SEAS R&D Showcase highlights student achievement in sciences.

‘On the Board’ Welcomes First Class of Fellows

February 25, 2013
The program, made possible by a donation from GW Trustee Linda Rabbitt, aims to train and place more women on company boards.

Former CIA Director Stresses Risk of Cyberattacks

February 20, 2013
Michael Hayden talks about national security in the digital age.

Happy 281st, George Washington

February 20, 2013

As the university and nation get ready to celebrate the first president’s birthday on Friday, GW Today talked with Assistant Professor of History Denver Brunsman about George Washington’s life, tim

GW Alumnus Nominated for Oscar

February 20, 2013
GW alumnus Bill Westenhofer talks about his Academy Award-nominated work on the film “Life of Pi.”

Giving Back to Military and Veterans

February 20, 2013
Innovation Task Force initiatives focus on military personnel and veterans

This Sister Rocks

February 20, 2013
GW Professor Gayle Wald’s work on ground-breaking musician Sister Rosetta Tharpe featured on PBS’s “American Masters.”

Breast Cancer Experts Emphasize Importance of Environment in Prevention

February 20, 2013
The School of Public Health and Health Services co-hosted a panel discussion on breast cancer last week.

Samba, Tango, Rumba—Oh My!

February 20, 2013
Dancing With GW competition hits the Lisner Auditorium stage on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Free admission.

The Toughest Job Off the Planet

February 13, 2013
SEAS alumna and astronaut talks about why NASA still matters.

Antonin Scalia Entertains at Lisner

February 13, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court justice talks about life on the high court with a mix of humor and charm.

Women’s Summit Organizers: Get Involved

February 13, 2013
Two GW students have convened a summit Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Marvin Center to address global issues affecting women and girls.

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February 13, 2013
It’s American Heart Month. Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences Richard Katz offers tips to avoid dangerous heart problems.

Viewpoint: A Commitment to Student Space

February 11, 2013
Provost Steven Lerman, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz address how the administration is working to expand student space.