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Colonials Come Back to Campus

October 31, 2016
Thousands returned to GW for Alumni Weekend, remembering their time in college and making new memories on campus.
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Faculty Assembly Votes to Allow Some Non-Tenured Professors to Join Faculty Senate

October 31, 2016
Board of Trustees chair, university president and provost also gave remarks on state of the university.

Collaboration Between Private, Public Sectors Needed for Cybersecurity

October 31, 2016
GW Center for Cyber and Homeland Security released a comprehensive assessment on improvements necessary for the United States’ responses to evolving cyber threats.
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Churchill Library and Center Opens at GW

October 31, 2016
Research center will showcase legendary statesman’s life, legacy and enduring relevance.
Tom Cavanaugh

Men’s Basketball Team Captain Says Colonials Eager for Season to Start

October 31, 2016
Tyler Cavanaugh sits down with GW alumnus and journalist Jake Sherman as the team prepares for its opener Nov. 11 at the Smith Center.

University Undergoing Reaccreditation

October 31, 2016
Middle States Commission on Higher Education multiyear process includes self-study and campus visit.
Dean Brigety II

ESIA Dean Is Developing a Curriculum for Tomorrow’s Global Affairs Leaders

October 31, 2016
In his first state of the school address, Dean Reuben Brigety II recounts accomplishments of the past year and shares his vision for the school.

GW Hosts DC Climathon

October 31, 2016
Second annual event was part of a global hackathon aimed at solving problems in cities.
Minority Vote

Student and Faculty Documentary Focuses on Minority Voices Ahead of Election

October 31, 2016
Zinhle Essamuah and Imani Cheers' newest project, “The Minority Vote,” explores the most pressing issues facing millennials.
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Foreign Law Increasingly Factors in the Work of Supreme Court

October 31, 2016
Justice Stephen Breyer tells audience at Lisner Auditorium that international engagement is necessary for judges and lawmakers in a global society.

Muhammad Yunus Awarded George Washington University President’s Medal

October 31, 2016
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and founder of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh was honored for his work to eradicate poverty through microlending.
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What the Six Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award Have to Say about Their Time at GW

October 31, 2016
President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, surgeon general of the United States Army among those honored at Alumni Weekend kickoff event.
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Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism

October 31, 2016
The position was created through a $2.5 million gift from the Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation.
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Mel Chin Believes Art Should Be Empathetic

October 30, 2016

The artist and first William Wilson Corcoran visiting professor entertains and challenges audience at the Corcoran School of Art and Design.


Nobel Prize Winner Talks Advanced Telescope, Future of Space Exploration

October 28, 2016
Astrophysicist John C. Mather is a project scientist working on the James Webb Space Telescope, which is set to launch in 2018.