GW Today Archives

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President Trump Changed Meaning of ‘Fake News’

April 30, 2017
Panelists at GW discussed fake news and how media consumption affected the 2016 presidential election.
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Renovation for Innovation

April 28, 2017
Tompkins Hall Innovation Center is designed to spark collaborative innovation and entrepreneurship across the university.
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Final Exam Study Management from Glenn Egelman

April 28, 2017
The Colonial Health Center associate dean gives advice to students preparing for final exams and highlights GW resources.
Adam Friedman

Regular Screenings Key to Skin Cancer Prevention

April 28, 2017
Adam Friedman, associate professor of dermatology, talks about the signs of skin cancer and an upcoming free screening in Foggy Bottom.

D.C. Foodies Are Mostly Getting What They Pay For

April 27, 2017
A GW study found that 33 percent of seafood sold at six local restaurants had been mislabeled or swapped with other related fish.
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U.S. Senator Rand Paul to Teach Class at GW on ‘Dystopian Visions’

April 27, 2017
The course by the Kentucky Republican will serve as an elective in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

The Roots’ Questlove Holds Food Salon at F Street House

April 25, 2017
GW President Steven Knapp and Diane Robinson Knapp hosted the musician and several acclaimed chefs on the Foggy Bottom Campus.

Business Is Social for Coca-Cola Company

April 25, 2017
A company vice president said for businesses to be socially responsible “is not rocket science” at GW’s 18th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture.
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Brazil’s First Female President Says ‘Coup D’Etat’ Unseated Her

April 25, 2017
Dilma Rousseff said congressional opponents concocted an “impeachment without a crime.”
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Robert Pless Installed as Patrick and Donna Martin Professor of Computer Science

April 25, 2017
Dr. Pless, who joined GW in January as chair of the Department of Computer Science, discussed how his field can help solve technical and social problems.

Acting NLRB Regional Director Says Resident Advisors Are Eligible to Unionize

April 24, 2017
Decision means GW resident advisors will vote on whether they should organize as members of Service Employees International Union.
New Venture Competition winner accepts oversized check on stage

The Next New Venture: Improving Access to Preventative Care

April 24, 2017

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) gave a keynote speech about his experience in the business world during the ninth annual New Venture Competition.

Rob Caldwell

CO2 Technology Receives Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Award

April 24, 2017
GW researchers who developed a method to turn carbon dioxide into an in-demand resource received the 2017 Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Award.

GW Celebrates Excellence

April 23, 2017
The 32nd annual Excellence in Student Life ceremony recognizes contributions of students, faculty and staff to campus life.

Provost Names GWSB Interim Dean

April 21, 2017
GWSB Associate Dean Vivek Choudhury will serve as interim leader of the school.