GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Hillary Clinton

Protecting the Right to Vote Is ‘the Most Important Fight of Our Times’

September 18, 2019

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the need to guarantee fair and secure elections during an event held at GW. 

Greta Thunberg received the Ambassador of Conscience Award from Kumi Naidoo. (Andy DelGiudice/Amnesty International)

Greta Thunberg Visits GW to Receive Top Amnesty International Award

September 18, 2019

Activist urged children and adults to hold politicians accountable for the policies driving climate change.

Benefits Open Enrollment 2020

2020 Benefits Preview for Faculty and Staff

September 17, 2019

Open enrollment runs Oct. 7-25, and the university has released highlights, with more details coming soon.


University Update with President Thomas LeBlanc

September 16, 2019

We are at an historic moment in the life of this institution—full of potential and possibilities, change and challenges.

GW President Thomas LeBlanc presented a framework for the strategic planning process. (William Atkins/GW Today)

University Launches Formal Strategic Planning Process

September 16, 2019

At University Update event, President Thomas LeBlanc discussed the plan’s framework and path forward, and announced committees comprising faculty, staff and students who will help craft the plan.

George Washington University School of Business Dean Anuj Mehrotra

GWSB, Budget Updates Presented at Faculty Senate

September 16, 2019

Leadership also urged faculty to be involved in this year’s work developing the new strategic plan.

Personal Finance

Campus Life 101: Personal Finance

September 16, 2019

Effectively managing money is essential but may sometimes seem complicated or difficult.

Supreme Court

Legal Experts Discuss the Upcoming Supreme Court Term

September 16, 2019

A panel hosted by GW Law said abortion, immigration, gun laws and LGBTQ rights will be on the court’s docket.

Colonials Weekend image

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

September 16, 2019

Show your school spirit at Colonials Weekend with the Kickoff Party, the Buff and Blue BBQ, the Vern Harvest and other events. Plus novelist Rick Riordan, the Kennedy Center’s new arts campus, free tickets for Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton and more.

Jose Andres, Dolores Huerta and Imani Cheers

Dolores Huerta: ‘We All Have to Become Organizers’

September 12, 2019

Legendary activist and co-founder of United Farm Workers joined José Andrés at Lisner as part of his World on a Plate class. 

9/11 Memorial

GW Remembers Alumni Lost on 9/11

September 12, 2019

The university community held a ceremony Wednesday night to honor the lives of those who died on Sept. 11.

Experience in International Education: Integration of Migrants and Refugees Into Higher Education

GSEHD Course Provides Window into Education for Immigrant Populations

September 09, 2019

Students went to Germany to study its integration of migrants and refugees into higher education, jobs and society.

GW Today

New Website to Connect Students with Research Opportunities

September 09, 2019

Students can use GW Student Research Commons to find research positions and other opportunities across disciplines.

water bottle

Want a Free Water Bottle?

September 09, 2019

GW Today is giving away a number of Eddy+ blue water bottles on social media. Find out how you can snag one.


Campus Life 101: How to Be a Good Roommate

September 09, 2019

GW students who are adjusting to living with new people can learn how to be the ideal roommate in just three easy steps.