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Getting Brainy

By Julia Parmley

Brains of tigers, elephants—and lots of monkeys— are considered office supplies for Associate Professor of Anthropology Chet Sherwood and his staff in GW’s Laboratory for...

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Celebrating Colonials Weekend

Lectures, plays, sports—there is something for everyone at GW’s 2009 Colonials Weekend Oct. 16-18.

The weekend kicks off at 3 p.m. Friday with myriad events, including massages, lectures and...

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Courtroom Sketch Art on Display at GW’s Virginia Campus

Renowned courtroom sketch artist William J. Hennessy has had a front row seat at many of the major court cases of contemporary times,...

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Officers Excel Off the Beat in GW’s Police Science Program

By Julia Parmley

As a crime scene investigator for Prince George’s County Police Department, Paul Julius, B.A. ’05, would spend hours collecting fingerprints, locating weapons...

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Colonials Think Pink

By Jamie L. Freedman

October is national breast cancer awareness month, and GW athletics is thinking pink.
Throughout the 2009-10 season, Colonials women’s...

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Compensation Czar Kenneth Feinberg Keynotes Law Symposium

Kenneth Feinberg has the thorny task of setting pay for 175 of the nation’s top executives—and it’s a job he’s doing pro bono. A prominent Washington, D.C., attorney, Mr. Feinberg is serving...

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Water Polo Dives into Season

By Rachel Muir

It’s not for the faint of heart—or body.

“Water polo is one of the most physiologically challenging sports around,” says Scott Reed, coach of the...

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Essential Advocacy

By Jamie L. Freedman

One of nine programs comprising the internationally recognized Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics at GW, the Public Justice Advocacy Clinic focuses on civil law...

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Reaching Out to Latinos

By Menachem Wecker

Growing up in New Jersey, Yasmin Yaver was used to being surrounded by a large Hispanic population. It’s a sense of community she wants to foster at GW by...

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The Economics of Free

By Menachem Wecker

Although just about everything else in life could be free, a college education—and the personal interaction with professors and classmates it brings—is still...