GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Mike Milken

Mike Milken: ‘I Can See the End of Cancer as a Cause of Death’

October 31, 2018

Financier and philanthropist Mike Milken spoke about medical research and the importance of affordable education in an interview with David Rubenstein.

milke milken

Investing in Human Capital, Creating Positive Impact Is Essential to Economic Growth

October 31, 2018

The IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Program at GW provides mid-career professionals from developing and emerging economies with skills to grow their markets and foster prosperity.

Maceo Jack

A Colonial Born to Play Ball

October 31, 2018

Men’s basketball’s Maceo Jack, the son of star athletes, learned the importance of passion, energy and competitiveness from his parents.

Susan Anenberg

Air Pollution Leads to Millions of ER Visits for Asthma Attacks Worldwide

October 30, 2018

A new GW-led study is the first to quantify air pollution’s impact on asthma cases around the globe.

GW students on Kogan Plaza after shootings in Pittsburgh

Message from President LeBlanc on the Mass Shooting in Pittsburgh

October 29, 2018

On behalf of the George Washington University, Anne and I offer our deepest condolences to the Tree of Life synagogue and greater Pittsburgh community after the violent tragedy on Saturday.&nb

Mapping Segregation

Experts Talk about Housing Segregation in D.C.

October 29, 2018

The digital history project “Mapping Segregation in Washington DC” sparked conversation on the lasting impact of decades of housing discrimination in the nation’s capital.

Political Discourse 2018

Panel Discusses Political Discourse and the Midterm Elections

October 29, 2018

Alumni political experts commented on the recent political violence and hate crimes and explored the future of civil discourse as midterm elections approach.

GDub Madness 2018

In Photos: GW Celebrates Colonials Weekend

October 29, 2018

The university community celebrated school spirit with the annual Colonials Weekend, which featured food, music, games and more.

Pete Souza at GW's Lisner Auditorium

President Obama’s Photographer Talks about his New Book

October 29, 2018

Pete Souza shared stories behind images of Obama and how he used them as commentary about President Trump during a Politics and Prose event at GW.

Steven Knapp and portraitist Bradley Stevens unveil Mr. Stevens' painting at the National Churchill Library and Center. (William

Portrait of Steven Knapp Unveiled at Gelman

October 29, 2018

GW’s most recent president emeritus and portraitist Bradley Stevens revealed a painting that depicts Dr. Knapp at the heart of campus life.

Ashley Le and Thomas LeBlanc

9 Takeaways from a Conversation with the President

October 29, 2018

Members of the GW community gathered to ask President Thomas LeBlanc questions during a Colonials Weekend event.

Pieces from the museum collection are laid out for digital photography at the Avenir Center.

Museum Grant Will Make Textiles Available Globally via Digital Database

October 29, 2018

The $250,000 award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services creates funding for high-resolution photography and digital data collection of some 5,200 objects.

Free Speech 2018

Experts Explore Free Speech on College Campuses

October 29, 2018

Legal experts, media professionals and college administrators discussed the future of free speech on campuses in light of changing politics and emerging media.


2018 alumni award winners stand as a group

Meet the 2018 GW Alumni Awards Recipients

October 26, 2018

The university honored nine alumni for their significant career accomplishments and service commitment.

President Thomas LeBlanc

President LeBlanc to Faculty: What’s Next for GW?

October 25, 2018

At Faculty Assembly, Dr. LeBlanc proposed a “thought exercise” to encourage strategic thinking on the university’s future.