GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Awarded George Washington University President’s Medal

July 31, 2015

Arts advocates honored on campus during ceremony and private arts exhibition attended by Lady Gaga.


Rosetta’s Comet Reveals Secrets About the Origins of Life on Earth

July 31, 2015
A GW scientist is part of the first mission in history to study the surface of a comet.
A study from the Milken Institute School of Public Health links supermarket food to antibiotic-resistant infections.

How Dangerous Is the Meat You Eat?

July 31, 2015
A study from the Milken Institute School of Public Health links supermarket food to antibiotic-resistant infections.
Janelle Monae

GW Will Honor Six, Musician Janelle Monae Will Perform Live at Alumni Weekend

July 30, 2015
Annual event welcoming GW graduates back to campus set for Sept. 24-27.
Jon Stewart

Ticket Sales Resume Tuesday for Colonials Weekend Headliner Jon Stewart

July 30, 2015
More than 7,000 tickets at all prices are available for the Oct. 17 performances.
Power and Promise

Making History Tops $770 million

July 27, 2015
Leadership giving, annual giving and undergraduate alumni donors contributed to record-breaking fundraising year.

GW Physicists Track Stellar Material Speeding Through Space

July 27, 2015
A fast-moving pulsar has blown a hole through the disk whirling around its companion star.
GW Battleground Poll report

GW Data Highlights U.S. Voters’ Favorable Attitudes toward Undocumented Immigrants

July 27, 2015
A majority of those polled said they are family oriented and fill jobs Americans don’t want.

Human Hands Less Evolved Than Chimp Hands

July 27, 2015
A new study from a GW paleobiologist shakes up a common assumption about human evolution.
Doug Nixon

GW Researcher Reveals Why Some Immune Systems Protect Against HIV Infection

July 27, 2015
A new study co-authored by Doug Nixon could pave the way for a preventive vaccine.

Standardized Test Scores Will Be Optional for GW Applicants

July 27, 2015
Beginning in August, submitting SAT or ACT scores will no longer be required for most students applying for undergraduate admission.
Marc Abrahms

In Memoriam: Marc Abrahms

July 27, 2015
Fine art photographer gave his name to Marvin Center entrance.

GW Students Find Footing on a Career Path Through Summer Internships

July 21, 2015
Before turning their tassels on the National Mall, more than two-thirds of GW undergraduates and thousands of graduate students test their academic mettle in the workplace.

LGBT Health Forum ‘Accents the T’

July 20, 2015
Annual discussion focuses on the future of health care in the transgender community.

Unsealed Rosenberg Grand Jury Documents May Show Perjury

July 20, 2015
Initial testimony of Ethel Rosenberg’s brother does not name her as a spy for the Soviet Union.