GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

GW Undergrad Missing in South Africa

August 31, 2015
Dean of Student Affairs says junior Nicholas Upton last seen Aug. 30.
George Washington University President Steven Knapp.

President Knapp Discusses Focus for Academic Year

August 31, 2015
Applicants’ access, sexual assault prevention, interdisciplinary learning among priorities outlined in interview.

Alumnus Who Was the First Black General in the Marine Corps Dies

August 31, 2015
Frank E. Petersen graduated in 1967 and earned a master’s degree in 1973.
Mark Penn

Presidential Pollster Mark Penn Will Teach at GSPM This Fall

August 31, 2015
Polling expert will instruct special topics course open to GSPM students, political science undergraduates.
First Night 2015

‘First Night’ at Mount Vernon Is a Celebratory Start to Welcome Week

August 30, 2015
Class of 2019 gets acquainted at university namesake’s historic Virginia estate.
Provost Lerman

Provost Lerman to Step Down

August 30, 2015
Dr. Lerman to serve on GW faculty following sabbatical.
School of Nursing

B.S.N. Students Receive White Coats at Ceremony

August 28, 2015
The School of Nursing welcomes 83 aspiring health professionals to the George Washington University.
Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Are We More Prepared for Disaster?

August 28, 2015
Milken Institute School of Public Health researchers discuss lessons in planning and response.

‘Still Work to Do’ a Decade after Hurricane Katrina

August 28, 2015
Alumna and 2008 CNN Hero of the Year Liz McCartney reflects on rebuilding efforts in New Orleans as co-founder of the St. Bernard Project.
Alexa Dectis

Alumna Becomes Advocate, Inspiration For Those With Disabilities

August 26, 2015
Columbian College graduate Alexa Dectis will pursue law degree on West Coast.
Professor's Gate

GW Inviting Employees With Disabilities, Protected Veterans to Self-identify

August 26, 2015
New measures from Department of Labor will strengthen the university’s efforts to maintain an inclusive workforce.

Researchers Link Microbes in the Throat to Schizophrenia

August 25, 2015
A new study from the Computational Biology Institute may help identify new treatments for the psychiatric disorder.

SEAS Professor Among 100 ‘Inspiring Women in STEM’

August 25, 2015
Rachelle Heller recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine for her programming and mentorship.

GW Establishes Community Response Program

August 24, 2015
Responders will document community members’ concerns about off-campus incidents.
Corcoran renovations

Corcoran Renovations Underway

August 20, 2015
Progress to continue through academic year and beyond.