GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Message Regarding the Decision of the American Studies Association to Support an Academic Boycott of Israel

December 27, 2013
Consistent with its culture of academic freedom, the university leaves decisions about membership in scholarly societies to faculty members.
Holiday Party

University Celebrates the Holidays

December 23, 2013
Faculty and staff make merry at annual party for employees
Amy Zanne

Researchers Investigate How Plants Evolved to Weather the Cold

December 20, 2013
Amy Zanne and colleagues have created largest evolutionary “timetree” of land plants.
Fall Roundup

A Semester Full of Discovery and Celebration

December 19, 2013
Groundbreaking research and high-profile speakers made up an exciting fall at GW.
heather higginbottom

Alumna Becomes First Female Deputy Secretary of State

December 18, 2013
Senate confirms Heather Higginbottom, M.A. ’99, as deputy secretary of state for management and resources.

What’s at Stake in U.S.-EU Trade Negotiations?

December 18, 2013
As GW hosts the U.S. Trade Representative, Susan Ariel Aaronson explains efforts to forge what could be the world’s largest free-trade agreement.
SEH topping Out, group of university community members in hard hats and vests checking out construction

Science and Engineering Hall ‘Topping Out’

December 18, 2013

Administrators, trustees and members of the university community celebrated the major milestone in the building's completion.

health care

ACA Gives Legal Immigrants New Opportunities

December 18, 2013
SPHHS report suggests new law may help 6 million legal immigrants obtain health coverage.
Around the World

By the Numbers: Prospective Colonials Interviewed Around the World

December 17, 2013
More than 1,000 high school students were interviewed off campus this fall.
E. coli

E. Coli Infections Traced to Single Strain of Bacteria

December 17, 2013
GW Professor Lance Price’s discovery could lead to development of a preventive vaccine.
Alex Pyron

Ancestor of Snakes, Lizards Likely Gave Birth to Live Young

December 17, 2013
Alex Pyron's controversial discovery counters previous beliefs.
Project Search members hold up signs, "proud," "happy," "excited," "terrific," and "accomplished"

Project SEARCH Helps D.C. Residents with Disabilities Transition to Employment

December 16, 2013

University engages young adults with disabilities in career exploration and development program.

Sonia Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Speak at Lisner

December 16, 2013
Free tickets will be available for students to attend Jan. 8 event with the justice.
Federal Reserve

GW to Offer MOOC on Federal Reserve

December 16, 2013
The announcement came during the symposium “Past, Present and Future of the Federal Reserve System.”
Harry Potter and the Law

Harry Potter and the GW Law School

December 16, 2013
Librarians at the Jacob Burns Law Library organized an exhibit using Harry Potter to explain legal issues.