GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Sara Fischer

SMPA Alumna Talks Making Her Own Luck

October 14, 2019

After working on the business and reporting sides of the media industry, Sara Fischer said she can merge the two experiences in her current role as the media expert at Axios.

Kogan Makerspace 2019

In Photos: George Hacks Kogan Makerspace

October 11, 2019

George Hacks showcased innovation at GW with an interactive popup in Kogan Plaza.

New Provost Selected

October 08, 2019

M. Brian Blake, a transformative leader and provost at Drexel University, has for 20 years strengthened top universities with excellence in teaching, research and administrative roles.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Announces Public Forum

October 07, 2019

The first public forum on Oct. 10 will seek feedback from the GW research community as the committee works toward recommendations on high-impact research for the strategic plan.

Mapplethorpe Panel

The Corcoran Reflects on Canceling the Mapplethorpe Exhibition

October 07, 2019

A panel of art leaders explored art censorship 30 years after the controversial cancelation of the 1989 Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition.

Chelsea and Hillary Clinton at Lisner. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Hillary Rodham Clinton: ‘Impeachment Is the Appropriate Remedy’

October 07, 2019

The former secretary of state visited GW with her daughter, activist Chelsea Clinton, as part of the Presidential Distinguished Event Series.


GW Researchers Receive $7.8 Million to Establish Rare Disease Network

October 07, 2019

This is the first large organized effort to search for improvements in research, treatment and education for myasthenia gravis, a chronic autoimmune disease.

 Stephen Forssell, founding director of the LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program

LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program Recognized for Impact

October 07, 2019

2019 GLMA Achievement Award marks the program’s contributions to improved health outcomes for the LGBTQ community.

President Thomas LeBlanc and Board of Trustees

Strategic Plan Committees Get to Work

October 07, 2019

President Thomas LeBlanc told the Board of Trustees the committees will organize outreach and engagement opportunities over the coming month.

Global Perspective Residencies: Hong Kong

GW Students and Faculty Reflect on Hong Kong Protests

October 04, 2019

Members of the GW community said tension in the city was visible during a visit just weeks before the demonstrations began

Strategic Plan: Path to Preeminence

Strategic Plan Committee Members Announced

October 03, 2019

Committees of faculty, staff and students will collect input and develop recommendations. A task force of trustees, faculty and other constituents also has formed.

Students on University Yard

GW Prioritizing Enhancements to Campus Safety

October 03, 2019

The university will improve security in residential, academic and administrative buildings.

Annual report

GW Releases Annual Safety and Security Report

October 02, 2019

The report finds that overall reported crime in 2018 declined or remained flat at the university.

Fall Favorites

In Photos: Our Favorite Things about Fall

October 01, 2019

Around the Foggy Bottom campus, GW students express what they are looking forward to this autumn.


How Did the Extinction of Saber-Toothed Cats Impact Other Mammals?

October 01, 2019

A new paper co-authored by Professor Andrew Barr highlights the potential impact of future large animal extinctions.