GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

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Emergency Education

April 26, 2010

GW MBA student David Mathison’s idea to improve health education for patients won first place in GW’s Business Plan Competition.

graduates on National Mall during commencement with Capitol as backdrop to university stage

Commencement Countdown

April 26, 2010

In a few days, an estimated 25,000 GW graduates, friends and families will gather on the National Mall for the collegiate rite of passage.

man in military uniform salutes American flag in Kogan Plaza

Supporting Veterans’ Education

April 26, 2010

GW will increase tuition assistance for veterans enrolled in graduate programs.

Female student writing on write board

Language Lessons

April 26, 2010

The Global Language Network, created by GW alum Andrew Brown, offers free language classes to anyone in the Washington, D.C., area.

J. Richard Knop with University Yard in background

Supporting Legal Education

April 26, 2010

GW Law School alumnus J. Richard Knop has endowed a $1 million scholarship for law students.

Columbian College Revises Curriculum

April 22, 2010

Faculty approves new general education curriculum designed to emphasize analytical skills, diverse perspectives.

Steven Knapp and Mary Futrell with oversized check for her scholarship fund

An Extraordinary Educator

April 22, 2010

GW, D.C. community pay tribute to longtime dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Advancing Academic Innovation

April 22, 2010

Innovation Task Force’s Learning/Teaching Committee highlights eight proposals to enhance academics at GW.

garden gloves and a print out of instructions on how to plant a tree

Celebrating Earth Day

April 22, 2010

GW announces several new initiatives to research and promote sustainability.

Lisa P. Jackson and Frank Sesno in conversation

Regulating the Environment

April 22, 2010

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and a panel of environmental experts discuss climate change legislation at Planet Forward’s second GW event.

Mastering the Mind

April 20, 2010

GW psychology doctoral students get practical training at nonprofit mental health clinic.

Joe Biden at podium speaking to audience with Arne Duncan and students of a variety of ages looking on

Empowering Women Athletes

April 20, 2010

Obama administration officials announce changes to federal athletics law at GW.

astronaut in space

A Strategy for Space

April 19, 2010

GW space policy faculty members John Logsdon and Scott Pace analyze the White House’s vision for human spaceflight.

Kathy Newcomer and Dave Lawlor

ITF Business Group Presents Top Ideas

April 19, 2010

The Innovation Task Force Business Processes Committee offers a close-up look at its short list of seven top ideas.

Man at podium speaking at Jackie Robinson Award event

Honoring a Baseball Legend

April 19, 2010

GW’s Jackie Robinson Society commemorates the 63rd anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s entry into Major League Baseball.