GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Kogan Plaza Tables

While You Were Away: Improvements to Student Space, Housing, Classrooms

August 27, 2018

The university updated various residence halls and academic buildings, improved indoor and outdoor student space and gave Pelham Commons a makeover.

SMHS Class of 2022

SMHS Class of 2022 Welcomed at White Coat Ceremony

August 27, 2018

The ceremony symbolizes the beginning of a four-year journey toward a career in medicine.

Move In

New Students Arrive at GW on Move-In Day

August 27, 2018

First-year and transfer George Washington University students were welcomed to campus Saturday with helping hands, warm smiles, a presidential lemonade stand and GW sweatshirts.

GW Gate

Diversity Training, Bias Reporting among Progress Made This Summer

August 27, 2018

The changes are driven by community suggestions after students raised concerns about racism and bias on campus.

Student navigators help facilitate Academic Commons.

Academic Commons Is One-Stop Shop for Student Resources

August 27, 2018

Centralized navigation system will help students access support on topics including academic advising, available study spaces, class syllabi and low-cost textbooks.

George Washington Provost Forrest Maltzman speaks to graduate students. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Welcome Ceremony Brings New Graduate Students Together

August 27, 2018

Speakers and snacks greeted GW’s newest cohort of post-baccalaureate students.

image of student in library

Campus Life 101: Managing Stress

August 27, 2018

Stress is the boogeyman of high-achieving students everywhere. But with conscious management, it can be a friend instead of a foe.

President LeBlanc with Students

Welcome Back Message from President LeBlanc

August 27, 2018

Dr. LeBlanc updates the university community on the progress of the strategic initiatives and emphasizes the importance of diversity and inclusion, Title IX policies.

Strategy Is Key to Climate Change Litigation

August 26, 2018

An interdisciplinary study analyzes the types of climate change lawsuits that are more likely to win or lose in a courtroom.

GW Police

Campus Life 101: Safety

August 26, 2018

Darrell Darnell, senior associate vice president for safety and security, offers advice on how to stay safe around campus and in the D.C. area.


Campus Life 101: Laundry

August 24, 2018

For some students, washing clothes on their own for the first time can be a frustrating task, so here are some tips to make a laundry day at GW a bit easier.


Campus Life 101: Adjusting to College Academics

August 24, 2018

Getting familiar with GW’s many resources available to students is key to academic success.

Russian Trolls and bots

Russian Trolls, Bots Influence Vaccine Discussion on Twitter

August 24, 2018

A new GW-led study found that bot accounts shared anti-vaccination messages 75 percent more than average Twitter users.

New GW Politics Poll Finds Democratic Advantages

August 24, 2018

Pluses in party support, issue positions and volunteer activism held through the summer.

Getting to Know the DMV:  U Street (image of U Street mural)

Getting to Know the DMV: U Street Corridor

August 23, 2018

Once home to the largest African American community in the country, the U Street Corridor is one of D.C.’s most vibrant, historic areas with plenty to see and do.