GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Hugo Scheckter with teammates on race track

A Racing Tradition

May 13, 2010

GW freshman Hugo Scheckter will be part of the pit crew at the Indy 500.

Elena Kagan

Supreme Court Selection

May 11, 2010

GW law professor discusses Obama’s nominee to the nation’s high court.

Commencement stage on National Mall with Michelle Obama at podium with university community behind her

GW Commencement

May 11, 2010

The University Commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 16, at 10 a.m. on the National Mall.  Video and photos can be viewed at

Jacki and Gil Cisneros wedding photo

Alumnus Wins $266 Million

May 10, 2010

Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros plan to use their lottery winnings to give back to the community and church.

Laura Bush on stage discussing her book with Cokie Roberts

A Heartfelt Memoir

May 10, 2010

Former First Lady Laura Bush discusses new book, tragic accident, dating and marriage at GW’s Lisner Auditorium.

Marva Jennings

Life After GW

May 10, 2010

Marva Gumbs Jennings of the GW Career Center offers job advice for the university’s newest set of graduates.

Colonial Caricatures

May 10, 2010

Seven members of the GW community are inducted into the university’s Wall of Fame.

A Green Good-Bye

May 09, 2010

The university’s fourth annual Green Move Out, held until May 20, benefits local charities.

Julie Ost

Safe Sex in the City

May 08, 2010

Julie Ost’s volunteer work earned her a “hero” profile on Channel 9 News.

historical drawing of Washington Circle statue with crowds of people surrounding

Out of the Archives

May 08, 2010

Feb. 22 marks the 150th anniversary of the George Washington statue in Washington Circle.

George Washington statue in University Yard


May 08, 2010

Recognition of the awards, honors, and recent publications of the GW faculty and staff.

Testing Texts

May 08, 2010

Can health-related text messages be a boon to expectant mothers and babies?

students performing in Danceworks

A Diversity of Dance

May 08, 2010

The seven pieces in Dance Works showcase an incredible range of choreography, music, costumes and lighting.

professor lecturing to students in front of white board

Five GW Faculty Receive 2009 Bender Teaching Awards

May 08, 2010

In the first of a series on the award winners, GW Today focuses on Assistant Professor of Management Tjai Nielsen, who is lauded for his mentorship and passion for teaching.

Mehir Desai

Taking Business Savvy to New Arenas

May 08, 2010

GW School of Business alumnus Mehir Desai’s work with the World Bank and USAID has taken him to Uganda, Afghanistan and Iraq.