GW Today Archives

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Saying Goodbye to Dean Susan Phillips

April 29, 2010

School of Business dean retires after 12-year tenure.

Fellowships Offer $20,000 for Undergraduate Research

April 28, 2010

Two new awards will fund student research in a wide range of subjects.

Andrew Pangilinan in Ghana with children during community service mission for Unite for Sight

Eye Opening

April 28, 2010

George Washington student volunteers his time improving vision in Ghana.

winners of business plan competition with oversized check smiling

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.

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.

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.

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.