GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Gelman Library Begins National Churchill Library and Center Construction

December 16, 2015
Work will begin Dec. 21 on the ground floor of the library.

GW Has Front Row Seat for Paris Climate Talks

December 14, 2015
Administrators, researchers and a student share their COP21 experiences.
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GW Today’s Top 15 of the Fall 2015 Semester

December 14, 2015

Appointment of Reuben E. Brigety II to Elliott School deanship tops list of most-read stories.

The Breaks

Fictional GW Grads Pursue Hip-Hop Dreams in “The Breaks” Film

December 14, 2015
Producer Darren Goldberg, B.A. ’97, discusses new VH1 original movie premiering Jan. 4.

Corcoran Returns Stained Glass Windows to Belgium’s Park Abbey

December 14, 2015
The panels, commissioned in the 17th century, will be repatriated and restored.
Steven Knapp

Faculty Senate Discusses Participation Exemption for Milken, Nursing, SMHS

December 14, 2015
Debate and vote on allowing non-tenured regular faculty from three schools to serve on the senate will take place in January.
Mary Coughlin at the National Museum of American History. (GW Today/Logan Werlinger)

Keeping C-3PO in Shape at the Smithsonian

December 14, 2015
GW professor helped conserve droid’s original costume from iconic ‘Star Wars’ trilogy.
Jonathan Rice and Kristen Barnes

Giving the Gift of Education

December 14, 2015
Two seniors share the impact receiving scholarships has had on their time at the George Washington University.
Marketing and Creating Service staff members smile as a group

Creating the 2015 GW Holiday Video

December 14, 2015

University community’s memorable moments shared on social media star in the holiday greeting distributed Monday.

Steven Knapp

President Knapp Receives Award from Children’s National Health System

December 14, 2015
Annual honor recognizes notable individuals and organizations for their work.

A Message to the GW Community from President Steven Knapp

December 10, 2015
I am writing to address valid concerns about the university’s response to a flag that was seen hanging outside a student’s window at Shenkman Hall on October 26.

University Increases Grant Funding Available to D.C. High School Students

December 10, 2015
GW District Scholars Award will meet full demonstrated financial need of incoming high-achieving students.
In Defense of Food

Defending and Eating ‘Real’ Food with Michael Pollan

December 09, 2015
Pre-screening and panel discussion of “In Defense of Food” yields palatable advice for complex problems.
Eric Spiegel, president and CEO of the Siemens Corporation (second from right) and George Washington President Steven Knapp (far

Six of the Coolest Ideas at the 2015 Siemens Competition Finals

December 09, 2015
High school students’ projects range from detecting cancer to cleaning up oil spills.
Kate Birmingham

Digging Up History in D.C.

December 09, 2015
Museum Studies program alumna Kate Birmingham shows Washingtonians that discoveries can happen at home.