GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Nelson Carbonell

Presidential Selection, School of Nursing Updates Highlight Faculty Senate Meeting

January 17, 2017
The Board of Trustees will establish a presidential transition committee to help onboard Thomas LeBlanc as the university’s 17th president.
the store

The GW Community Gives Back for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17, 2017
More than 600 students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members volunteered at 12 different sites around D.C. to honor Dr. King’s legacy.

Keep Safety in Mind During Inauguration

January 17, 2017
GW students, faculty and staff should be aware of road closures, shuttle changes and general safety tips ahead of the Jan. 20 events.
Every four years, GW gets a close-up view of Inauguration Day. (Rick Reinhard/GW Today)

A Look Back at Presidential Inaugurations

January 13, 2017
Archives show GW’s permanent front-row seat to inaugural festivities.
sugar study

Children’s Consumption of Low-Calorie Sweeteners Jumps 200 Percent Since 1999

January 13, 2017
One in four children regularly consume low-calorie sweeteners, despite concerns from most parents and experts.

GW Announces Initiative to Strengthen Disaster Resilience in Developing Countries

January 13, 2017
The interdisciplinary effort will combine education, research and training to help local leaders respond to natural and man-made disasters.
Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Says Obamacare Repeal, Immigration Reform Are Priorities

January 13, 2017
The Speaker of the House discussed GOP legislative agenda at GW during CNN town hall.
Ahn Ho-Young, South Korea ambassador to the United States

University Launches Institute for Korean Studies

January 12, 2017
Ribbon-cutting and inaugural conference on humanities and the Korean diaspora mark opening of new institute.
Sustainable Urban Planning program students

Sustainable Urban Planning Program Begins Accreditation Process

January 12, 2017
The program received “candidacy status” this month and aims to be fully accredited beginning in 2019.

Stick to New Year’s Resolutions by Planning Ahead, Enjoying the Process

January 10, 2017
School of Nursing faculty member and community health coach Nancy Rudner shares advice on how to focus on your goals past January.
Bernie CNN

Bernie Sanders Talks Confirmation Hearings, Obamacare in CNN Town Hall

January 10, 2017
The Vermont senator visited GW to talk about governing under the Trump administration and saving health care reform.

Preserving a Presidential Administration’s Social Media Activity

January 09, 2017
Project spearheaded by GW Libraries is capturing social media produced by the federal government under President Obama.
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GW Coach Joins White House Summit on Campus Sexual Assault

January 09, 2017
Women’s basketball leader Jennifer Rizzotti spoke on athletes as catalysts for cultural change.
Thomas LeBlanc

Thomas LeBlanc, 17th GW President: ‘There Is a Special Opportunity Here’

January 09, 2017
Dr. LeBlanc addressed members of the university community on Friday, saying that leading GW will be a great honor, challenge and "incredibly exciting adventure."
Thomas LeBlanc

Thomas LeBlanc Named 17th President of the George Washington University

January 06, 2017
Dr. LeBlanc brings extensive experience in academic leadership, innovation and budgetary management.