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alumni award winners

What the Six Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award Have to Say about Their Time at GW

October 31, 2016
President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, surgeon general of the United States Army among those honored at Alumni Weekend kickoff event.
kevin pelphrey professor installation

Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism

October 31, 2016
The position was created through a $2.5 million gift from the Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation.
Mel Chin Speaks at podium

Mel Chin Believes Art Should Be Empathetic

October 30, 2016

The artist and first William Wilson Corcoran visiting professor entertains and challenges audience at the Corcoran School of Art and Design.


Nobel Prize Winner Talks Advanced Telescope, Future of Space Exploration

October 28, 2016
Astrophysicist John C. Mather is a project scientist working on the James Webb Space Telescope, which is set to launch in 2018.
S.E. Cupp

Conservative Commentator Talks ‘Rollercoaster Election,’ Covering Trump

October 27, 2016
Commentator S.E. Cupp told GW College Republicans that the GOP will have to figure out how to move forward post-election.
GW Inaugural Ball

GW Announces Plans for Inaugural Ball

October 26, 2016
Tickets for the inaugural ball will be available Nov. 8; a limited number of discounted tickets will be available for students, and GW Today will give away two pairs of tickets through its social media accounts.

Top Takeaways from the Final Debate

October 24, 2016
GSPM’s Michael Cornfield warns of dangers posed by Trump’s debate rhetoric.
Rodham Institute Summit

GW’s Rodham Institute Summit Focuses on Youth

October 24, 2016
At the fourth annual gathering, health experts and grassroots leaders urge empowering youth as a way to improve individual and community health.
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Critical Thought Is the Goal at Teaching Day

October 24, 2016
Sixth annual Teaching Day brings together faculty for day of learning.

Student EMTs Celebrate 20 Years of Calls and Community

October 24, 2016
Volunteers operate a 24/7 free ambulance and medical response service for students, faculty and staff that helps patients cut costs and gives volunteers real-world experience.
Nelson Carbonell

Presidential Search, New University Website Headline Board Meeting

October 22, 2016
More than 100 candidates have been nominated for university president.
Image: Trending Today female student speaking into microphone

Trending Today Video: Presidential Debate

October 19, 2016

The third and final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton starts at 9 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Dr. Joel Gomez at a seminar on bilingual education. (Logan Werlinger/GW Today)

Science, Math or History as a Second Language

October 19, 2016
GSEHD professors receive $2.5 million from Education Department to help content-area teachers address needs of English language learners.
Colombian Ambassador to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzón

Colombian Ambassador Says Peaceful Transition Is Underway

October 19, 2016
Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón said a peace deal between the Colombian government and rebels rejected by voters is part of the democratic process.
Stephen Breyer

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer Coming to Lisner

October 19, 2016
100 discount tickets available for GW students for his conversation with NPR’s Nina Totenberg and book signing.