GW Today Archives

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Thomas LeBlanc

More than 800 Science Writers Convene at GW for National Conference

October 18, 2018

GW President Thomas LeBlanc, Vice President for Research Robert H. Miller opened the 2018 conference of science writers that featured briefings by university researchers and faculty.

2018 SEAS Hall of Fame group

SEAS Inducts Five into GW Engineering Hall of Fame

October 18, 2018

Two husband and wife teams and one individual were recognized for their consistent contributions in their fields and to SEAS.

Nelson Carbonell

Board Update, Faculty Salary Review Highlight Faculty Senate Meeting

October 15, 2018

The senate also met Mark Diaz, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at its October meeting. 

President LeBlanc and GW community members

Moving the University Forward

October 15, 2018

President LeBlanc shared university updates at a reception with the GW community in Chicago.

Puerto Rico hurricane damage

Poor, Elderly Puerto Ricans Faced Risk of Dying in the Six Months after Hurricane Maria

October 12, 2018

A Milken Institute SPH study advocates for a standardized method of accounting for deaths after natural disasters.

Cotsen gift signing ceremony

Cotsen Textile Collections Find New Home at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 11, 2018

The university received two collections and an endowment totaling $18.4 million.

Vanessa Perry

Q & A: GWSB Professor on Gentrification in D.C.

October 11, 2018

In a follow up to her documentary “Dog Parks and Coffee Shops,” GWSB’s Vanessa Perry discusses her research on faux diversity and consumption in gentrifying neighborhoods.

bile duct cancer

SMHS Researcher Awarded $1.7 Million Grant to Study Bile Duct Cancer

October 10, 2018

Bile duct cancer is linked to liver fluke infection, a major public health concern in Southeast Asia where the population routinely eats undercooked fish.

Dean Brigety

Elliott School Dean Looks Forward to Expanding Opportunities at the School

October 08, 2018

Dean Brigety said the record-sized incoming class, world-class faculty and new programs set the stage for an exciting future for the Elliott School.

WLP Journalists

Women Journalists Discuss Remaining Objective in Polarized Climate

October 08, 2018

CBS News Senior Producer Chloe Arensberg and Political Director Caitlin Conant talked about combating the fake news narrative during a Women’s Leadership Program panel.

 T.C. Williams High School

Virginia Governor’s Health Sciences Academy Officially Launches

October 08, 2018

Gov. Northam, GW President LeBlanc and SMHS Dean Akman spoke about how the academy will help to diversify the health care workforce in the region.

Stephen J. Trachtenberg

Book Launch: ‘Leading Colleges and Universities’

October 03, 2018

GW President Emeritus Stephen J. Trachtenberg and co-editors Gerald B. Kauvar and E. Gordon Gee discuss their new book and its lessons for higher education leaders.

US surgeon general Jerome Adams

U.S. Must Reduce Stigma to Combat Opioid Epidemic

October 03, 2018

Jerome Adams, U.S. surgeon general, said nurses need to be advocates and leaders that tear down stigma around addiction.  

James Lang, expert on academic dishonesty/

Can Cheating Be a Blessing in Disguise?

October 01, 2018

At Teaching Day, an expert discussed how faculty can use research on academic dishonesty to design more effective learning environments.

Strategic initiatives website logo

President LeBlanc Announces Details of Culture Assessment

October 01, 2018

Survey of faculty and staff to launch in mid-October.