GW Today Archives

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Liz Lerman speaks at the launch of the National Civil War Project

GW, Partners Launch National Civil War Project

February 28, 2013

George Washington University and seven partner organizations, including three other universities and four professional theater companies, launched a nationwide c

George Washington, Man and Legend

February 27, 2013
Lecture by historian Gordon Wood illuminates first president’s hero status.

GW Celebrates 50 Years of Public Service Education

February 27, 2013

More than 250 alumni, students and faculty gathered on campus last weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversar

The Sequester: How Will It Affect the University Community?

February 27, 2013
Kent Springfield, director of federal government relations, explains how the sequester could impact research and financial aid.

Lloyd Elliott Remembered

February 27, 2013
Memorial service highlights former president’s vision and character.

Calling All Student Speakers

February 25, 2013
Annual competition to speak at Commencement on the National Mall closes Friday.

GW, Partner Institutions Awarded $3.75 Million for Innovation Corps

February 25, 2013
NSF-funded program teaches entrepreneurial researchers and students how to find markets for their best work.

University Celebrates Namesake’s 281st

February 25, 2013
A wreath-laying ceremony, bonfire and a lecture tonight from Pulitzer Prize winner Gordon Wood mark George Washington’s birthday.
student points to presentation board at showcase with two people reviewing his work

In-House Innovation

February 25, 2013

Seventh annual SEAS R&D Showcase highlights student achievement in sciences.

‘On the Board’ Welcomes First Class of Fellows

February 25, 2013
The program, made possible by a donation from GW Trustee Linda Rabbitt, aims to train and place more women on company boards.

Former CIA Director Stresses Risk of Cyberattacks

February 20, 2013
Michael Hayden talks about national security in the digital age.

Happy 281st, George Washington

February 20, 2013

As the university and nation get ready to celebrate the first president’s birthday on Friday, GW Today talked with Assistant Professor of History Denver Brunsman about George Washington’s life, tim

GW Alumnus Nominated for Oscar

February 20, 2013
GW alumnus Bill Westenhofer talks about his Academy Award-nominated work on the film “Life of Pi.”

Giving Back to Military and Veterans

February 20, 2013
Innovation Task Force initiatives focus on military personnel and veterans

This Sister Rocks

February 20, 2013
GW Professor Gayle Wald’s work on ground-breaking musician Sister Rosetta Tharpe featured on PBS’s “American Masters.”