GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

David Brickman

Freddie Mac CEO Discusses the Future of the Housing Market

February 28, 2020

Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman shared at a George Talks Business event how the real-estate market is adjusting to how millennials are postponing homeownership.

Dean Brigety

Dean Brigety to Be Vice Chancellor and President of University of the South, Sewanee

February 28, 2020

Dr. Brigety will remain dean of the Elliott School through the end of the spring semester.

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Misinformation Concern Is Bipartisan, New GW Survey Finds

February 28, 2020

Democrats blamed foreign powers, Republicans faulted the media, according to the GW Politics Poll.

Kurt Nahar's "YOUR COMFORT ZONE WILL KILL YOU" is among the works on display. (Denny Henry)

In Photos: "Inter|Sectionality" at the Corcoran

February 28, 2020

The exhibition, closing March 22, celebrates artists from the Caribbean diaspora in Miami.

GW Emphasizes Respect, Inclusivity in Light of Coronavirus Outbreak

February 27, 2020

There is no reason to believe any member of the GW community is at a higher risk for contracting this virus.

Ben Park

GW Ranks First in List of Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

February 26, 2020

For the third consecutive year, the university took the top spot on Peace Corps’ list of medium-sized colleges and universities.


Using Social Media to Understand the Vaccine Debate in China

February 26, 2020

Vaccine acceptance is a crucial public health issue that has been exacerbated by the use of social media to spread content expressing vaccine hesitancy, according to a


New Website Cautions against Antibiotic Overuse

February 25, 2020

Experts at the Milken Institute School of Public Health warned that if urgent global action isn’t taken, we could soon be living in a post-antibiotic era.

John Avlon

George Washington’s Warning to Future Generations

February 24, 2020

In the fourth Presidential Distinguished Event Series, John Avlon, author and CNN commentator, discussed lessons from his book, “Washington’s Farewell.”

Craig Silverman was hosted by the Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics. (Maansi Srivastava/GW Today)

Is Russia Renting Your Aunt’s Facebook Profile?

February 24, 2020

BuzzFeed editor Craig Silverman warned that disinformation may take new and frightening forms as the 2020 presidential election approaches.

Sarah Hirshland

The Power of Sport

February 24, 2020

Sarah Hirshland, CEO of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, spoke at GW about the impact of sport in global development and highlighted reform in the national committee.  

Textile samples at the Washington Design Center.

In Photos: Behind the Scenes with Interior Architecture Students

February 24, 2020

Students from Scott Jones' "Interior Materials and Color Theory" class visited the Washington Design Center last week.

Grace Henry

Have You Met...Grace Henry?

February 24, 2020

As the SMHS director of Diversity and Inclusion, Grace Henry works to ensure there is equity and representation for everyone.


What’s the Big Idea: Dulceology

February 24, 2020

Edith Alejandra Leiva’s self-funded online bakery puts people first.

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D.C.’s New Western Market to Open in Foggy Bottom

February 24, 2020

The new food hall, which will be located at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., aims to open this fall.