GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

GW Professors Gate

The College Admissions Bribery Scheme: How GW Is Responding

March 25, 2019

The university is not named in the federal investigation, but officials are adding additional safeguards to further protect against the issues raised in the case.

Panelists Monica Ruiz, Christina Lowery, Helena Minchew and Kristin Solheim discuss the crises facing refugee girls around the w

‘Brave Girl Rising’ Puts a Human Face on the Global Refugee Crisis

March 25, 2019

Girl Rising CEO Christina Lowery joined panel on gender-based violence after screening film scripted by poet Warsan Shire.

GW Professors' Gate

Using Data to Tackle Real-Time Challenges for DC

March 25, 2019

GW’s new Data-Capable DC Initiative seeks to build a more robust data ecology among local experts.

Dorothy Gilliam

A Trailblazing Black Journalist

March 25, 2019

Dorothy Butler Gilliam discussed her book, “Trailblazer,” and her career as the first black woman reporter at The Washington Post.

George statue on Kogan Plaza

Faculty Leadership Development Programs Announced

March 25, 2019

The Office of the Provost will offer new programs to support academic leaders at GW.

Students on Kogan Plaza

GW Selects Class of 2023

March 25, 2019

Undergraduate applications for fall 2019 increased over last year, exceeding 27,000 for the second time in the university’s history.

Meina Liu

New Paper Highlights Negotiation Challenges across Cultures

March 22, 2019

Meina Liu, an associate professor in the department of organization sciences and communication, discusses her research on emotional disputes.

Vint Cerf

The Future of the Internet

March 20, 2019

“Father of the Internet” Vint Cerf looks to ethical solutions as the key to computer science advancement at the first Internet Distinguished Speaker Series event. 

Coffee With Cadets

Veteran GSPM Student Campaigns Against Hate

March 20, 2019

Luke Lorenz applies his political management studies to running his nonprofit, which seeks to address prejudice and political polarization.   

Peace Corps

GW Leads List of Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

March 20, 2019

For the second year in a row, the university ranks first among Peace Corps’ list of medium-sized colleges and universities.


GW Law Professor Crafts Police Use of Force Legislation

March 20, 2019

Maryland state legislator introduced police use of force bill based on Cynthia Lee’s model legislation for deadly police shootings.


GW Transportation Team Innovates with App Development

March 19, 2019

The group was awarded $25,000 to develop a smartphone app as part of a D.C. public innovation competition.

Message from President LeBlanc on New Zealand Mosque Attacks

March 18, 2019

“As a community, we at GW must be present for those in need and offer compassion and support,” Dr. LeBlanc writes.

Matt Hodgkins

Staff Focus: Matt Hodgkins Tells the Story of GW

March 18, 2019

By Tatyana Hopkins