GW Today Archives

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Karen Pence

Second Lady Pays Visit to GW Art Therapy

February 26, 2018
Karen Pence has made the promotion and advancement of art therapy one of her signature initiatives.
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Olympic Class Reflects on PyeongChang Games Experience

February 26, 2018
The GW students gathering data for the International Olympic Committee share more moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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Students Showcase Innovative SEAS Research

February 26, 2018
GW engineering students exhibited research on sustainable farming, asteroid mapping and more as part of the 12th annual R&D Showcase.
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Student Association and University Leaders Announce the Creation of a Sustainable Investment Fund

February 26, 2018
The Sustainable Investment Fund is a Student Association-driven initiative focused on responsible investment and student engagement.
Paul Marvar

SMHS Researcher Awarded $1.5 Million to Study PTSD and Cardiovascular Disease

February 26, 2018
Paul Marvar, SMHS assistant professor of pharmacology and physiology, will explore a possible link between PTSD and risk for cardiovascular disease.
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The George Washington Lecture Focuses on Native Americans

February 25, 2018
Dartmouth historian Colin Calloway discusses Washington’s relationship with indigenous people as GW celebrates his 286th birthday.

Mark Diaz Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

February 22, 2018
Former University of Miami budget and planning leader to join GW on Aug. 1.

Town Hall on Race to Be Held Feb. 27

February 22, 2018
Event is one of several steps President Thomas LeBlanc said the university would take after an offensive social media post.
Puerto Rico

SPH Research Project to Study Hurricane Mortality in Puerto Rico

February 22, 2018
A research team will analyze existing records to estimate the excess mortality from the time Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 through February.
Christine Darden

Christine Darden Is One of NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’

February 22, 2018
The GW alumna talked about her work at the space agency and her career in mathematics and engineering after a screening of the award-winning film.
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GW Honors Parkland Shooting Victims

February 22, 2018
The GW community gathered at a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting.
GW Today

GW Researchers Awarded More than $4 Million for Interdisciplinary Projects

February 22, 2018
Research grant recipients will explore subjects including solar cell efficiency, modern DNA technology and intersectional maternal care.
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GW Tops List of Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

February 22, 2018
The university ranks first among the Peace Corps’ 2018 list of medium-sized colleges and universities.
BRAINS

Human Brain Size Evolved Gradually Over 3 Million Years

February 22, 2018
A group of GW alumni and a GW professor published research on how modern humans ended up with a brain three times larger than our closest living relatives.
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Alumna Elana Meyers Taylor Wins Silver Medal

February 22, 2018
The former Colonial picked up her third Olympic medal since 2010.

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