GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Zero Waste/Recycling

University Welcomes New Assistant Director of Zero Waste, Recycling Coordinator

November 27, 2013
The duo in Facilities Services will work collaboratively to meet the university’s long-term sustainability goals.
Melissa Keeley

Professor’s Research Leads D.C. to Adopt New Sustainable Zoning Measure

November 27, 2013
The Green Area Ratio sets environmentally friendly urban planning requirement for D.C. buildings.
GW Police Chief Kevin Hay

Staying Safe Over the Holidays

November 27, 2013
GW Police Chief Kevin Hay offers safety tips for the George Washington community during the holiday season.
Keith Crandall

Computational Biology Institute Director Honored for Advancing Science

November 26, 2013
Keith Crandall has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his contributions to the field of evolutionary biology.

Lisner Hosts Elvis Costello

November 25, 2013
Grammy Award-winning British singer/songwriter Elvis Costello hit the stage of Lisner Auditorium solo on Friday, playing 25 songs during a two-hour set.
Economics of sustainability professor speaking

Students Analyze the Cost of Unsustainable Consumption in ‘Green Leaf’ Class

November 25, 2013

One of nearly 250 classes in the sustainability minor, the course encourages students to find the price of their environmental footprint.

dan rather

Dan Rather and Marvin Kalb Reflect on JFK Assassination

November 25, 2013
The two reporters share their experience reporting the tragedy on the Kalb Report.

GW Community Prays for Typhoon Victims

November 25, 2013
The Philippine Cultural Society hosted a candlelight vigil on Friday.
Mary Ellsberg

Global Women’s Institute Pushes for Laws to Protect Women Worldwide

November 22, 2013
Mary Ellsberg makes a case in congressional briefing as 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence begins.
Tel Kabri

Found: The Near East’s Oldest Wine Cellar?

November 22, 2013
Professor Eric Cline and his team have uncovered an essential piece of an ancient mystery in northern Israel.
Vice Premier Liu and President Knapp

Vice Premier of China Visits Confucius Institute

November 22, 2013
Liu Yandong meets with President Knapp, tours GW Confucius Institute and attends celebration in Charles E. Smith Center.
U.S. Capitol

The End of the Filibuster?

November 22, 2013
Professor of Political Science Sarah Binder answers questions about the history of Senate filibusters and the significance of the “nuclear option.”

Candlelight Vigil to Honor Typhoon Haiyan Victims

November 20, 2013
The Philippine Cultural Society will host a vigil and ice cream fundraiser this week.
Smoke-Free Campus

University Finalizes Smoke-Free Policy

November 20, 2013
After a transition-and-feedback period, Smoke-Free Policy becomes official just before Great American Smokeout.
100 Years Political Science

Looking Back at 100 Years of Political Science

November 20, 2013
The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences department celebrates its centennial anniversary this year.