GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Elliott School freshman retreat 2018

The Elliott School Hosts Retreat for Incoming Students

August 31, 2018

New students introduced to importance of ethics with a book talk, scavenger hunt and pizza party.

GW Health Workforce Institute Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship Joins Global Atlantic Fellows Program

August 30, 2018

The GW Health Workforce Institute received $18 million to expand its fellowship program and operate it through 2026.

SMPA fellows

School of Media and Public Affairs Announces 2018-19 Fellows

August 30, 2018

White House Correspondents’ Association president is among SMPA fellows.

Hurricane Maria

GW Researchers: 2,975 Excess Deaths Linked to Hurricane Maria

August 29, 2018

The risk of dying in the six months following the devastating storm was highest for Puerto Ricans living in the poorest municipalities.

Kogan Plaza Tables

While You Were Away: Improvements to Student Space, Housing, Classrooms

August 27, 2018

The university updated various residence halls and academic buildings, improved indoor and outdoor student space and gave Pelham Commons a makeover.

SMHS Class of 2022

SMHS Class of 2022 Welcomed at White Coat Ceremony

August 27, 2018

The ceremony symbolizes the beginning of a four-year journey toward a career in medicine.

Move In

New Students Arrive at GW on Move-In Day

August 27, 2018

First-year and transfer George Washington University students were welcomed to campus Saturday with helping hands, warm smiles, a presidential lemonade stand and GW sweatshirts.

GW Gate

Diversity Training, Bias Reporting among Progress Made This Summer

August 27, 2018

The changes are driven by community suggestions after students raised concerns about racism and bias on campus.

Student navigators help facilitate Academic Commons.

Academic Commons Is One-Stop Shop for Student Resources

August 27, 2018

Centralized navigation system will help students access support on topics including academic advising, available study spaces, class syllabi and low-cost textbooks.

George Washington Provost Forrest Maltzman speaks to graduate students. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Welcome Ceremony Brings New Graduate Students Together

August 27, 2018

Speakers and snacks greeted GW’s newest cohort of post-baccalaureate students.

image of student in library

Campus Life 101: Managing Stress

August 27, 2018

Stress is the boogeyman of high-achieving students everywhere. But with conscious management, it can be a friend instead of a foe.

President LeBlanc with Students

Welcome Back Message from President LeBlanc

August 27, 2018

Dr. LeBlanc updates the university community on the progress of the strategic initiatives and emphasizes the importance of diversity and inclusion, Title IX policies.

Strategy Is Key to Climate Change Litigation

August 26, 2018

An interdisciplinary study analyzes the types of climate change lawsuits that are more likely to win or lose in a courtroom.

Student pressing start button on washing machine

Campus Life 101: Laundry

August 24, 2018

For some students, washing clothes on their own for the first time can be a frustrating task, so here are some tips to make a laundry day at GW a bit easier.


Campus Life 101: Adjusting to College Academics

August 24, 2018

Getting familiar with GW’s many resources available to students is key to academic success.