GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Chinese New Year 2019

GW Celebrates the Year of the Pig

February 01, 2019

Event honors the Lunar New Year with traditional song and dance.

Michael Eric Dyson

Scholar Michael Eric Dyson Encourages ‘Rooting for Everybody Black’

February 01, 2019

During the keynote address for the 50th annual Black Heritage Celebration, Dr. Dyson explained why everyone should root for black people’s success.


Guerilla Projection Artist Brings ‘OPEN’ Dialogue to the Corcoran

January 31, 2019

Installation by Robin Bell is a prelude to the Corcoran’s upcoming retrospective on censored Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition.

Career Quest SF

Students Get Inside Look at Bay Area Companies through Career Quest

January 31, 2019

GW students learned about corporate culture on the West Coast after visiting companies in San Francisco during winter break.

George Talks Business LeBlanc

President LeBlanc Shares Keys to Leadership

January 31, 2019

During the inaugural George Talks Business event, Dr. LeBlanc discussed ways the university will stay on the cutting edge of higher education.

Shannon McKeown

Study Abroad Ignites Passion for Undergraduate Research

January 31, 2019

Senior Shannon McKeown was inspired to research Jordanian national identity following a semester in Amman.

Benjamin Hopkins

Closing the Gap on Critical Need for East Asian Language and Area Studies

January 28, 2019

The GW Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Institute for Korean Studies were awarded funding to establish a national resource center to broaden the study of the East Asian region.

moot court 2019

Three Appeals Court Judges Preside Over Moot Court

January 28, 2019

Federal judges anchor bench in Van Vleck Moot Court Competition finals.

Shanee Goss Cohen presents on her work at KWT Global in front of Clay Warren's "Persuasion" students and guests. (William Atkins

‘Persuasion’ Offers GW Students Insight and Avenue to Careers in Communication

January 28, 2019

Long-running communication class guest session featuring GW alumni has led to multiple job offers.

Ron Chernow Event Promotion

GW Announces Presidential Distinguished Event Series

January 28, 2019

Ron Chernow, the award-winning historian whose book inspired the Broadway play “Hamilton,” will visit the university to kick off the series.

Jihadism after the Caliphate event at GW Law

Experts Discuss Jihadism and the Future of Terrorist Movements

January 28, 2019

A Program on Extremism panel talked about how the Islamic State’s setbacks in Syria and Iraq impact terrorism.

Jason Rezaian

544 Days in an Iranian Prison

January 28, 2019

Washington Post writer and GW SMPA Terker Distinguished Fellow Jason Rezaian talks about his book, “Prisoner.”

Emilia Entcheva

The Future of Personalized Medicine

January 25, 2019

SEAS professor Emilia Entcheva, a pioneer in cardiac optogenetics, is advancing stem cell science through federally-funded research.

Brittany Bigelow

Staff Focus: Brittany Bigelow Puts Safety First

January 24, 2019

As one of GW’s health safety specialists, D.C. native Ms. Bigelow uses her public health expertise to train students, faculty and staff on laboratory protocol.


Former GW Research Professor Begins Army Appointment

January 23, 2019

Alex Beehler, an expert in environmental and energy management, was confirmed by the Senate earlier this month.