GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


Chemical Regulations Must Focus on Public Health

June 29, 2017
Legislators and experts at GW event discussed current implementation of a chemical safety law passed last year.
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Allows Limited Version of Trump’s Travel Ban

June 26, 2017
Citizens of six Muslim-majority countries who lack “bona fide relationship” with people and entities in the United States could be blocked from entry.

SEAS Team Captures Second Place in Inaugural Spaceport America Cup

June 26, 2017
Student Rocket Team placed second out of 40 schools in the Space Dynamics Laboratory payload challenge.
Richard Golden

On the Air with Richard Golden

June 23, 2017
The radio personality discusses his role at the university after winning an award for GW Presents American Jazz.
Ralph Nader gave a special address at "Driverless Cars: The Legal Landscape."

Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles Could Be Complex and Costly

June 23, 2017
Symposium at GW Law includes talk by consumer protection advocate Ralph Nader.
Lily Anna Segalman

Practicing Science on the High Seas

June 22, 2017
GW students combined oceanography research on environmental threats with the rigors of seamanship during a 12-week journey aboard a tall ship in the South Pacific.
Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic

New Clinic Aims to Improve Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

June 22, 2017
The GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic will address cancer treatment side effects on the hair, skin and nails.
Andrew Zimmerman and Sarah Wagner.

Two GW Professors Receive Guggenheim Fellowships

June 22, 2017
Sarah Wagner and Andrew Zimmerman will use competitive grant winnings to write books on missing U.S. service members in Vietnam and the U.S. Civil War, respectively.
Provost Forrest Maltzman welcomed incoming freshmen to campus at the first Colonial Inauguration. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Colonial Inauguration Sessions Bring Incoming Freshmen to Campus

June 19, 2017
New programming format focused on personal advising, small social groups.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist Neil de Grasse Tyson Honored by the National Geographic Society

June 19, 2017
Filmmaker and deep-sea explorer James Cameron is among more than 100 others recognized in the National Geographic Celebration of Exploration at Lisner Auditorium.
Joey Bartosic

Two Colonials Selected in Major League Baseball Draft

June 19, 2017
Atlantic 10 All-Conference center fielder Joey Bartosic was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 19th round, and Eddie Muhl was taken in the 25th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Yuta Watanabe

GW President Completes Tenure as A-10 Council of Presidents Chair

June 16, 2017
Steven Knapp discusses the importance of college athletics and how the conference is advocating for student-athletes.
Venessa Perry

Meet the New GW Alumni Association President

June 16, 2017
CEO and author Dr. Venessa Marie Perry, M.P.H. ’99, is the GW Alumni Association’s first African-American president.
Generations research

Millennial Stereotypes Often Rooted in Myth

June 16, 2017
A GW researcher put together a special issue on generations and age and found that a lot of what we think we know about millennials is not backed by research.
William Perry

Conference Focuses on Relations between U.S. and North Korea

June 16, 2017
Experts discussed paths to peace as tensions mount between the two countries.