GW Today Archives

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University Urges Dialogue, Not Partisanship, in Wake of Election

November 30, 2016
Students, faculty and staff voiced their concerns about the presidential election results to GW leadership at a town hall.

GWPD Highlights Safety Resources

November 29, 2016
The university will provide students, faculty and staff with information and updates through a variety of communication channels in event of an emergency.

GW Leaders Communicate with Students on Political Unity

November 28, 2016
President Steven Knapp and Provost Forrest Maltzman will come together for a town hall with students Tuesday to talk about the climate on campus.

GW to Participate in #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2016
For fourth consecutive year at GW, global day of giving back emphasizes importance of philanthropy to support students.

Crêpe Shop to Open in Duquès Hall

November 28, 2016
Construction began last week and owners hope café will be ready in January 2017.

GW Researchers to Study Ancient Viruses in Cancer Patients with HIV

November 28, 2016
The $2.2 million award allows scientists to focus on fossil viruses implicated in certain types of cancer for patients with the HIV infection.

Five Tips on Shopping Smarter This Holiday Season

November 23, 2016
President Steven Knapp and Vice President for Academic Affairs Forrest Maltzman have met with students to talk about how to make GW inclusive and safe for everyone.
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2016 GW Gift Guide

November 22, 2016
Businesses run by GW alumni offer a variety of unique offerings, from bow ties to whimsical gift boxes, DIY gin and hand-crafted wood furniture.
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President Knapp Signs Statement Supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

November 22, 2016
Dr. Knapp is among hundreds of college and university presidents to sign the statement of support for undocumented immigrant students.
A student receives a critique of her work from a university representative at National Portfolio Day. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Young Artists Learn Presentation at National Portfolio Day

November 21, 2016
Aspiring art students receive professional guidance at Corcoran-hosted event.

Alumnus Receives Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

November 21, 2016
Josh Pickar, who received his B.A. from GW in 2014, will study global governance and diplomacy as well as comparative social policy at the University of Oxford.
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Colonials Celebrate President Knapp in New York

November 21, 2016
Members of the GW community honor Dr. Knapp at an event Nov. 16.
GW saw a 33 percent increase in first-year enrolled students from underrepresented minority groups.

New Test-Optional Policy Helped Shape More Diverse Freshman Class

November 21, 2016
Percentage of first-year students from underrepresented minority groups increased by 33 percent in fall 2016.
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Men’s Basketball Team Takes on Georgia Monday Night

November 21, 2016
Colonials open the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.
Wesley Lowery

Following Unrest in the Streets in the Wake of Police Shootings

November 18, 2016
GW and Politics & Prose host a discussion of Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Lowery’s book “They Can’t Kill Us All.”