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Progress Made Toward Public Health Building

The university has moved closer to breaking ground on the future home of GW’s School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS).


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The Pressure to Achieve

By Rachel Muir

Shortly after Vicki Abeles, J.D. ’86, started filming her documentary, a 13-year-old in her Northern California community committed suicide.


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Global Colonials

A half dozen GW students studying abroad this spring were awarded extra aid as recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

The six undergraduate winners—Sam...

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A Welcome to the Spring Semester from President Knapp

To the George Washington University Community:

Happy New Year and welcome back to campus!

Last semester, we experienced, once again, what it means to engage the...

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America’s Next Chapter

PBS host Tavis Smiley will lead a panel discussion at the George Washington University on Jan. 13 about how America can improve its future.

Panelists will discuss the U.S....

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Inspired by Mayor, Colonials Win A-10 Opener

“This is the quietest locker room I’ve ever been in,” observed a photographer from the Washington Post.

One could almost hear a wristband drop as the dozen or so Colonials in the...

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The Perfect Match

For William Joyner, this Christmas had a special meaning.

Late last year, Mr. Joyner, a GW procurement card support specialist, learned that his father, William H. Joyner Sr. was...

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A Conservation Challenge

Students conserved 1.6 million gallons of water in the fourth annual Eco-Challenge. This represents an 8 percent decrease in water usage amongst competing residence halls over last year.


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Revealing a ‘More Complex’ Neanderthal

By Danny Freedman

It’s a dentist’s nightmare. But a lifetime of plaque build-up on the teeth of Neanderthals proved to be a goldmine for a team of researchers whose findings...

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Remembering Eric Fatla

A first-year evening law student died over winter break from injuries sustained during a fall at a club in Chicago.

Eric Fatla, 26, was a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University...