GW Today Archives

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More TV, Less Exercise Puts Older Adults at Risk

August 29, 2017
A Milken Institute School of Public Health study found older people who watch the most TV are at higher risk of being unable to walk.

How to Get Help in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

August 28, 2017
CARE Network, Colonial Health Center, Division of Student Affairs and Student Financial Assistance among resources available for members of the George Washington University community impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

How to ‘Flip’ a Classroom

August 28, 2017
Professors learn how to reverse the traditional teaching model at workshop hosted by University Teaching and Learning Center.
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Graduate Students Get Official Welcome to GW

August 28, 2017
Ceremony introduces new post-baccalaureate Colonials to administrators, faculty and colleagues.
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GW Welcomes New Students on Move-In Day

August 27, 2017
Colonials marked the start of the academic year with lemonade at F Street House and the annual First Night celebration.
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Sierra Club Recognizes GW for Sustainability Efforts

August 25, 2017
The Capital Partners Solar Project and other green initiatives have made GW a leader for sustainability in higher education.
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While You Were Away: Enhancements to Campus Buildings, Services

August 24, 2017
The university refreshed several residence hall lounges, continued work to expand student space in the Marvin Center, upgraded classrooms and launched an app to track the Vern Express.
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Graphitic Carbon Nitride Material Could Improve Public Health

August 24, 2017
The material developed in a GW lab could be used to purify water, improve food safety, and sanitize hospital surfaces.
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GW Battleground Poll Shows Widespread Concern about Trump’s Behavior

August 24, 2017
More than 60 percent of registered voters polled said the country is on the wrong track.

Photo Gallery: Proud to Be GW at the VSTC

August 24, 2017

The George Washington University's Virginia Science and Technology Campus welcomed President Thomas LeBlanc to the campus's Proud to Be GW celebration on Tuesday outside of Enterprise Hall.

Photography by William Atkins.

In Motion: Solar Eclipse 2017

August 22, 2017

George Washington University community members turned out in droves to watch the partial solar eclipse over Washington, D.C., Monday afternoon.


Defense Writers Group Moves to GW, Joins New Project for Media and National Security

August 21, 2017
Veteran journalist, former VOA director David Ensor will lead project at GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs.

Minority Women Exposed to Toxic Chemicals in Beauty Products

August 21, 2017
Women of color are exposed to more chemicals than their caucasian peers because of products that push Western beauty standards, GW researcher says.

Title IX Office Expands with Three New Staffers

August 21, 2017
GW’s primary resource office for sexual violence prevention and response has new assistant director and two additional positions.

Corcoran School Reorganized into Seven Academic Programs

August 18, 2017
Five arts departments within the Columbian College will join the newly structured Corcoran School.