GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Attendees discuss the future of GW's graduate ecosystem with committee chair Carol Sigelman.

Distinguished and Distinctive Graduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 28, 2019

Attendees explored what criteria should be used to evaluate graduate programs and stressed the importance of retaining a diverse graduate student body.

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson Calls for Disruption of Political, Economic Systems

October 28, 2019

The 2020 Democratic candidate spoke at GW about her presidential priorities and vision for the country.


New App Brings Affordable, Global Lunches and Dinners to GW Students in Potomac Square

October 28, 2019

A partnership with the D.C.-based TwentyTables app brings affordable food options to the GW community in Potomac Square beginning today—with launch giveaways on Wednesday.

MVC health center

Colonial Health Center Extends Weekend Hours

October 28, 2019

The center expanded its urgent care hours for Saturdays and Sundays on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses.

Nemata Blyden

African Americans and Africa: A New History

October 24, 2019

CCAS and Elliott School professor Nemata Blyden’s new book explores the complex relationship between African Americans and the African continent from the era of slavery to the present.

Faculty voted on a petition related to the strategic plan at Tuesday's Faculty Assembly. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Faculty, President LeBlanc Discuss Strategic Plan Objectives, Process

October 24, 2019

During annual Faculty Assembly, faculty presented a petition to Faculty Senate and engaged with President Thomas LeBlanc on strategic planning process.

How to Resist event

Ilhan Omar: ‘I’m Confident’ Trump Will Be Impeached for Ukraine Wrongdoing

October 24, 2019

Rep. Omar defended the ongoing impeachment inquiry and her endorsement of Bernie Sanders while participating in a podcast taping at GW. 

Scott Stein

Have You Met…Scott Stein? 

October 24, 2019

The associate director of student entrepreneurship programs in the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship wants to help students change the world. 

For Fruit Flies, Longer Sperm Means Longevity for Future Generations

October 24, 2019

New research from the Department of Biological Sciences finds that female fruit flies gain a genetic benefit from selective mating.

Albert Small Symposium 2019

GW Welcomes the Albert H. Small Normandy Institute

October 23, 2019

The annual Albert H. Small Symposium celebrated the institute joining GW.

High-Quality Undergraduate Education Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 23, 2019

GW community invited to share feedback on how the university should attract high-quality students and what educational opportunities GW should provide students.

Rachel Tobac

Human Hacker Playbook: How to Stop Me from Getting Your Personal Information

October 22, 2019

Social engineer Rachel Tobac shares how hackers target accounts and what can be done to stop them.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Duckworth Links Health, Education and Values to National Security

October 22, 2019

The Illinois senator discussed those issues and President Trump’s foreign policy during a discussion at GW.



Milken Institute SPH Receives Major Foundation Award to Support Health Equity

October 22, 2019

The Atlantic Philanthropies supports the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity’s training and leadership program and endowed professorship.

flu shot

Fight Flu Season with a Vaccine

October 22, 2019

As flu season quickly approaches, the Colonial Health Center is encouraging everyone to get a flu shot before the end of October.