GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

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Social Justice Activist Deepa Iyer Urges GW to Tackle Racism

March 31, 2017
Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement honors Dr. Knapp for his commitment to diversity.
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GW Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Executive Order Travel Ban

March 31, 2017
Thirty-one universities join in brief emphasizing crucial role of international students, faculty and staff.
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Norman Rockwell’s ‘Four Freedoms’ Will Come to GW as Part of International Tour

March 31, 2017
The traveling exhibition “Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms” will make a stop at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum in 2019.
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Colonial Crowdfunding Gives Student Organizations a Chance to Raise High

March 29, 2017
Fourth semester of the fundraising program provides GW community an opportunity to support student-led a cappella, hackathon, tutoring, fencing and outdoor adventure projects.
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In Her Own Words: The First African-American Woman to Become a Cabinet Secretary

March 29, 2017
At her confirmation hearing, GW alumna Patricia Roberts Harris countered critiques that she was not sufficiently ‘of the people.’
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Increase Exercise, Cut Processed Foods for Better Kidney Health

March 28, 2017
Chief of GW Transplant Institute discusses risks and symptoms of kidney disease for National Kidney Month.
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Extremism Symposium Debates Encryption, Social Media Use

March 28, 2017
The two-day Program on Extremism and GW Law event featured government officials and tech industry leaders.
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GSEHD Examines Global Integration of Migrants and Refugees

March 27, 2017
Panel discussion brings together perspectives on refugee crisis and immigration across the globe.
Current students Demetria Clark and Moshe Pasternak and alumna Sally Nuamah, B.A. '11, spoke at the Power & Promise Dinner.

Donors and Students Meet, Celebrate Achievements

March 27, 2017
Annual Power & Promise dinner and celebration puts individual faces on the power of philanthropy.
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GW Students Serve During Alternative Spring Break

March 27, 2017

GW students traveled to six locations in March as far as Costa Rica and Ecuador to engage in service as part of the GW Alternative Breaks Program.

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Maurice Joseph Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

March 27, 2017
Appointment with five-year contract comes after Mr. Joseph leads Colonials to 20-win season as interim coach.
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New Colonial Health Center Associate Dean Named

March 27, 2017
Glenn Egelman, a board-certified primary care internist and physician executive, will start his new leadership role as associate dean of the Colonial Health Center on March 29.
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GW Veterans and Others Complete Day of Service

March 27, 2017
Event honored President Knapp for his support of veterans during his tenure leading the university.
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Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership Opens

March 27, 2017
The center will provide graduate level training for Jewish educators, certificate programs for Jewish nonprofit professionals and convene academics and practitioners.
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Newborn Care Shines at Health App Hackathon

March 27, 2017
One team was awarded $10,000 for a proposal to improve patient care with a field-specific calculator for physicians who treat newborns.

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