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Charlinda Sims

GW Alumna: ‘I Paid My Student Loans off in Four Years’

December 12, 2018

A GWSB course in personal finance that helped graduate student Charlinda Sims figure out how to repay her student loans will be open to undergraduate students for the first time in the spring.

Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine.

Scientists Must Consider Implications of Gene Editing

December 11, 2018

Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, said researchers must consider the ethical and social consequences of medical breakthroughs.

Midnight Breakfast 2018

In Photos: Midnight Breakfast 2018

December 11, 2018

Annual tradition offers students a break from preparing for final exams with food and fun.

Igor Efimov

Biomedical Engineering Chair to Be Inducted in National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2018

Igor Efimov, a SEAS professor who specializes in developing novel therapies for heart diseases, was nominated for his contributions to innovation.

Puerto Rico photo

GW Today’s Top Stories of Fall 2018

December 11, 2018

Research on Hurricane Maria, successful congressional races and high-profile visitors like Bernie Sanders and Ruth Bader Ginsburg marked the most popular stories of the semester.

 Edward W. Gnehm

Video: Elliott School Vice Dean Remembers George H. W. Bush

December 10, 2018

Edward W. Gnehm, Jr., vice dean and Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, was appointed U.S.

GW Holiday Video: Raise High in 2019

GW Holiday Video: Raise High in 2019

December 10, 2018


Dennis Gephardt, vice president at Moody’s Investors Service

Faculty Senate Hears Reports on Higher Ed Outlook, GW Budget

December 10, 2018

The group also passed resolutions recommending changes to policy on prohibited relationships with students, Faculty Code.

2018 Career Milestone Carolyn Ross

Longtime Staff Celebrate Their ‘Legacy at GW’

December 07, 2018

University staff recognized for years of service with ceremonies and words of thanks from GW leadership.

Steven Knapp with students in his seminar, "Metaphor."

President Emeritus Returns to the Classroom

December 07, 2018

GW President Emeritus Steven Knapp now teaches a University Honors Program seminar on metaphor.

William Barr Heather Nauert

President Trump to Nominate Two GW Alumni for Top Posts

December 07, 2018

The president confirmed plans to nominate GW alumni William Barr, J.D. ’77, for attorney general and Heather Nauert, B.A. ’93, as UN ambassador.

Charming felted ornaments are among the gifts on offer at the George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum.

Last Minute Holiday Gifts in Foggy Bottom

December 07, 2018

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum has a collection of gift options for every budget.

50 years after Kerner Commission report

The Kerner Commission Report 50 Years Later

December 07, 2018

GSEHD and the Eisenhower Foundation sponsored a panel discussion on the persistence of poverty, inequality and racial injustice in America.

Grace Speights

Trustee Named Attorney of the Year

December 07, 2018

Grace Speights was recognized for her work as an employment lawyer during the #MeToo movement.

The GW Police Department

Leaving D.C. for Winter Break? Here’s What You Should Know

December 06, 2018

GW students should exercise caution as they prepare to leave campus at the end of the semester.