GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

medical students at Capitol Hill event

Medical Students Get a Lesson in Politics

May 08, 2010

Nearly 200 GW medical students spent a day on on Capitol Hill learning firsthand about health care reform and advocacy.

David Shinn

GW Professor Looks Back on Foreign Service Career

May 08, 2010

David H. Shinn is a three-time GW alumnus, professor and former ambassador to two African countries.

Anita Davidson with other participants standing as a group in front of car

Setting a New Standard

May 08, 2010

Freshman Anita Davidson is part of a team competing for $10 million to create a car that can get 100 miles per gallon.

Shelly Heller stands in front of the fountain on the Mount Vernon campus

Get to Know Shelly Heller

May 08, 2010

When Shelly Heller interviewed for her first job in the mid-1960s with bachelor’s degree in chemistry in hand, she was told women were hired as secretaries, not scientists.

students at event at Mortons standing as a group

A Lesson in Etiquette

May 08, 2010

Ten GW seniors brushed up on their social and business graces in a special event at celebrated restaurant Morton’s.

students sitting at table holding up signs #Fail

A Political Web

May 08, 2010

GW Graduate School of Political Management’s Politics Online Conference 2010 addresses everything from the iPad to copyright law.

Daniela Chacon Arias smiling

Advocating for Her Country

May 08, 2010

Fulbright scholar Daniela Chacon Arias plans to use her GW learning and experience to found a public affairs nonprofit in her native Ecuador.

Nancy Graves artwork from Imaginary Time

Art as Anthropology

May 08, 2010

Brady Gallery exhibition highlights multidisciplinary work by artist Nancy Graves.

Steven Roberts in office in front of bookshelf

Telling Immigrants’ Stories

May 08, 2010

Journalism professor Steven Roberts dedicated his new book to his GW students.

George Stephens

In Memoriam: Professor George Stephens

May 08, 2010

Professor of Geography and Geosciences George Stephens is remembered as a dedicated and caring teacher.

Schneider walking down street in front of Capitol

From ‘Reality TV’ to Real Films

May 08, 2010

A documentary by Jonathan Neil Schneider, B.B.A. ’84, tackles campaign finances.

rowing team on boat in below Roosevelt Bridge where GW is painted on

GW Sign Bridges the Years

May 08, 2010

The creators of the GW tag on the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge reflect on its 10th anniversary, and how the sign almost never happened.

Michael Plesniak

Engineering Discovery

May 08, 2010

From the Olympics to the operating room, GW’s mechanical and aerospace engineers are at the forefront of research.

student presenting to administrators smiles

Best in Showcase

May 03, 2010

At the engineering school’s research competition, a booster for satellites shoots to the top.

Max Hamm swinging golf club in GW uniform

Hitting the Links

May 03, 2010

On the golf course with the Colonials.