GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Hal Abelson

Expert Addresses Role of University Libraries in Digital Age

November 18, 2013
Hal Abelson speaks on the changing mission of libraries and the review he led of MIT's role in the case against Aaron Swartz.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debuts ‘Homage’ at Portrait Gallery

November 18, 2013
The incubator studio fellow premiered choreography based on the Smithsonian’s first-ever American dance exhibit.
Eric Cantor

University Hosts First-Ever Autism Speaks Action Summit

November 17, 2013
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, B.A. ’85, and Professor Lorri Unumb advocate for autism-related legislation.
changing role

Top Journalists Discuss Foreign Affairs in Lisner Event

November 16, 2013
Gwen Ifill, Thomas Friedman and Andrea Mitchell examine how America’s role in the world has changed and how it is covered in the media.
Interfaith Dinner 2013

Interfaith Dinner Brings Community Together

November 15, 2013
Annual event highlights GW’s diversity and tradition of tolerance and respect.
Philippine Cultural Society

GW Students Raise Money for Typhoon Relief

November 14, 2013
The Philippine Cultural Society is collecting funds in the Marvin Center and hosting a fundraiser at Cone E. Island ice cream shop.
jose andres

Chef José Andrés Offers ‘The World on a Plate’ Again

November 13, 2013
Registration is open for course coordinated by Urban Food Task Force to examine food from science, public health and policy perspectives.
Veterans Park Dedication

Service Members Honored at Veterans Memorial Park Dedication

November 13, 2013
The park, funded by GW trustee Mark Shenkman, has been relocated to Kogan Plaza.
Vinson Hall

GW VALOR Chorus Performs at Retirement Home for Veterans

November 13, 2013
Students, faculty and staff sang hymns from the Civil War, World War I and World War II at Vinson Hall.
letitia lecture

Lecture to Celebrate Contributions to D.C. History

November 13, 2013
Letitia Woods Brown lecture will honor trailblazing GW professor with remarks from President Knapp and more.
Doris Kearns Goodwin

Newsmaker Series Presents Doris Kearns Goodwin’s ‘Bully Pulpit’

November 13, 2013
The “Team of Rivals” author’s new book chronicles Roosevelt, Taft and the rise of progressivism.

GSEHD Alumni Honored for Excellence in Education

November 13, 2013

“Standing Ovation” gala celebrates D.C. educators.

Maddison Bruer

The Power and Promise of a GW Education

November 13, 2013
After living in a homeless shelter, junior Maddison Bruer reflects on the doors the university has opened.
Eliot Sorel

Sparking a Dialogue on Youth Sports Safety

November 13, 2013

SPHHS clinical professor Eliot Sorel addresses the challengse in reducing brain injuries.

Innovation Task Force

GW’s Culture of Innovation Continues to Expand

November 11, 2013
By the end of the current fiscal year, $54 million of Innovation Task Force funds will have been invested in faculty, research and academic programs.