GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.


GW Alumna Prepares for International Space Station Mission

May 31, 2018
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, B.S. '97, will launch for her first spaceflight in early June.

Can Art Therapy Defuse Teacher Burnout?

May 31, 2018
Art therapy alumna Christina Hagemeier devised a research project to explain the ABCs of burnout and to show educators that they are not alone.

Provost Announces Interim Dean of SEAS

May 30, 2018
School of Engineering and Applied Science Associate Dean Rumana Riffat will serve as interim leader of the school.

James Clapper Talks about the Highs and Lows of a U.S. Intelligence Officer

May 29, 2018
The former director of National Intelligence pushed back against presidential tweets and discussed his new book, “Facts and Fears,” at GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium.

Return to Spider Island

May 25, 2018
On a remote volcanic island in the South Pacific, GW’s Biology Department Professor Gustavo Hormiga searches for rare spiders.
Eric Dietrich stands in gallery with his photographs on display behind him

In Photos: Veteran Documents Armed Forces Retirement Home

May 24, 2018

"Fifty Cents a Paycheck" by Corcoran School of the Arts and Design student Eric Dietrich is an intimate look at the late lives of those who serve.

Cissy Petty

Cissy Petty Named Inaugural Dean of the Student Experience

May 24, 2018
Nationally recognized student affairs leader will join GW in July.

Mary Ellsberg Named to 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

May 24, 2018
The founding director of the GW Global Women’s Institute led the first large-scale study on violence against women and girls in South Sudan.

University Enters into Ground Lease for 2000 Penn

May 23, 2018
New ground-lease operators to focus on enhancing the retail experience.

Class of 2018 Continues Legacy of Giving

May 21, 2018
Seniors celebrated their philanthropy to George Washington University, which will be honored with the creation of a new student community space on campus.
National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt spoke on hope as the "antidote" to the "epidemic of despair."

Marcia McNutt to Graduates: Be ‘Beacons of Hope’

May 20, 2018

The president of the National Academy of Sciences emphasized the power of hope in a keynote speech and 6,000 students received degrees Sunday at university Commencement on the National Mall.


Gallery: 2018 Graduates on the National Mall

May 20, 2018

The George Washington University 2018 Commencement drew 26,000 people to the National Mall Sunday--graduates, their families and friends, as well as GW faculty and staff. The D.C.

(Sydney Elle Gray/GW Today)

Voices from Graduates of 2018

May 20, 2018
Graduates and their families celebrated achievements and the majesty of the National Mall.

GW Paralegal Studies Program Honors Slain Activist

May 20, 2018
The Commencement ceremony for the CPS master’s program recognized Heather Heyer, a paralegal killed last summer during protests against neo-Nazis in Charlottesville.
Ashley Le

Student Experience Efforts Highlighted at Board of Trustees Meeting

May 18, 2018
The board also approved the university’s fiscal 2019 budget and policies on prohibited relationships and sexual harassment and violence.