GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Mudskipper fish and tiger salamander

Fins and Limbs Tell Evolutionary Tale

January 16, 2020

How did our earliest ancestors take their first steps from water to land? GW Biology’s Sandy Kawano follows the trail of “walking fish” on their giant leaps for humankind.

 Thomas Brzozowski

Domestic Terrorism Is a ‘Transnational’ Threat

January 15, 2020

Thomas Brzozowski, counsel for domestic terrorism at the Department of Justice, said publicizing efforts to counter domestic terrorism can be challenging. 

What’s Happening This Spring

January 14, 2020

Exhibitions on George Washington’s world and one of the world’s largest textile arts collections, plus visits to Foggy Bottom from Kronos Quartet, author Glennon Doyle and more.

President LeBlanc and Students

Message from the President

January 14, 2020

Dr. LeBlanc welcomes the GW community to the spring 2020 semester.

Lerner Health and Wellness Center

GW Offers Free Week of Group Fitness Classes

January 13, 2020

Students can register for the Lerner Health and Wellness Center’s Demo Week to take advantage of unlimited group fitness classes.

Professor of Biology Guillermo Orti, and other Faculty Senate members

Faculty Senate Discusses Resolution on Shared Governance

January 13, 2020

The resolution cites decisions related to the strategic plan and the process for faculty input.

Mark Plotkin memorial service

GW, D.C. Leadership Remember Mark Plotkin

January 10, 2020

Former mayors and other figures spoke about the GW alumnus’  legacy during a memorial service on campus.

Scott Burnotes

Welcome from the Associate VP for Safety and Security

January 10, 2020

Dear GW Neighbors,

A record from the Emigrant Savings Bank shows the names and occupations of depositors, including Peter J. Faye.

Illuminating Stories from a Famine

January 08, 2020

CCAS professor Tyler Anbinder’s latest project is the largest longitudinal research database of Irish Potato Famine immigrants in New York City.

James Tate

GW Names New Police Chief

January 07, 2020

James Tate has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement. He will start on Jan. 21.

GW Winter Weather Alerts

January 07, 2020

The GW community can monitor weather advisories through GW Alerts, Campus Advisories and social media.


Getting to Know the DMV: Dupont Circle

January 06, 2020

Dupont Circle is a trendy historic neighborhood in Washington, D.C., popular for its nightlife, art galleries and shops. 

Ojani-Pierre Walthrust

Elliott School Senior Named a Pickering Fellow

January 06, 2020

Ojani-Pierre Walthrust was selected to participate in the competitive national fellowship program. 

Lisa Palmer

Award-Winning Science Journalist Joins SMPA Faculty

January 06, 2020

Lisa Lesch Palmer will be the inaugural National Geographic Visiting Professor of Science Communication, starting in the spring 2020 semester.