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DAAA Award Winners

Colonials Reunite at Alumni Weekend

September 30, 2013
Alumni visited the university this weekend for more than 60 events, including a concert, food festival and alumni awards.
NEA Awards

Diverse Group of Folk Artists Perform at Lisner

September 30, 2013
Sacred Harp singing, traditional gypsy music, and Native American storytelling were part of a diverse group of folk and traditional art forms that were performed Friday night as part of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowships Concert in Lisner Auditorium.
Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau Shares Advice with Students

September 30, 2013
The former Obama speechwriter discusses his career, working with the president and tips for aspiring politicians.
Ami R. Zota

Study Finds Banned Flame Retardants Have Declined in Pregnant Women

September 30, 2013
The chemicals have been linked to learning deficits in children.
Michael Chertoff

Experts Discuss Cyber Espionage

September 29, 2013
Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and others addressed the risks and solutions to the growing problem.

How Might a Government Shutdown Affect the University?

September 29, 2013
Kent Springfield, director of federal government relations, explains the ways in which a shutdown could affect students, faculty and D.C. residents.
Michelle Alexander

Author Michelle Alexander on ‘The New Jim Crow’

September 25, 2013
Ms. Alexander spoke on the link between racial politics, drug policy and mass incarceration.
Bid Day 2013 students celebrate, some standing arm in arm, some holding poster board and others with balloons

Panhellenic Association Sororities Welcome New Members

September 25, 2013

Students celebrate entrance to Greek life at annual Bid Day on the National Mall.

david shinn kenya

GW Expert Answers Questions on Al-Shabaab

September 25, 2013
Former Ambassador David Shinn discusses the extremist group claiming responsibility for the Nairobi mall attack.
Generic Science

More Than $13 Million Awarded to University Researchers

September 25, 2013
Eight $1 million-plus federal grants have been awarded in the past month.
sandy baum

GSEHD Releases Six Papers on Keys to Student Success

September 25, 2013
Professor Sandy Baum lead the research commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation analyzing student responses to educational systems.
Funger Hall

School of Business Accepting Applications for New Program

September 25, 2013
The Bachelor of Science degree program requires students to double major in finance and any additional academic discipline.
Christine Lagarde

GW to Host IMF Annual Meeting

September 23, 2013
Christine Lagarde will deliver address on Oct. 3 open to the university community.

GW Recognized for Entrepreneurship

September 23, 2013
School of Business named one of the nation’s top programs by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Sexual Harassment Policy Released

September 23, 2013
The university has amended and finalized the policy.