GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

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LGBT Health Forum Discusses Stonewall Riots

July 15, 2019

Journalists, activists and authors talked about the impact the 1969 Stonewall riots had on the progress of LGBTQ rights.

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$10 Million in Campus Improvements Coming This Summer

July 15, 2019

The additional investment follows a review of areas in need of attention to support a community-oriented culture and benefit the student, faculty and staff experience.

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Message from President LeBlanc on Strategic Planning Process

July 09, 2019

The GW community’s feedback so far can be summarized in three words: “Better, not bigger,” Dr. LeBlanc writes.

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University Hires Dana Bradley as Chief People Officer

July 08, 2019

The new role will help lead a “major reorientation” that focuses on “putting people first.”

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Kym Rice Named Interim Director of the Corcoran

July 08, 2019

Dr. Rice starts in the position on July 12, with a search to be conducted for a permanent director.

PECASE winners Chunlei Liang, left, and Volker J. Sorger. (Photos: Jessica McConnell Burt / Volker J. Sorger)

Two GW Researchers Receive Prestigious Presidential Award

July 08, 2019

Chunlei Liang and Volker J. Sorger received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.


GW Students Share Experiences from PossePlus Summit

July 08, 2019

Posse scholar Shelby Singleton and Posse “Plusser” Flavio Corsi Mendez said the summit showed them new perspectives on sometimes controversial topics.

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GW Develops a ‘Guide to Indigenous D.C.’

July 08, 2019

The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy has released an app highlighting sites in the Washington area of importance to Native Americans. 

Dianne Martin

50 Years Later: Former GW Professor Reflects on the Apollo Program

July 03, 2019

Dianne Martin says her time working as a programmer leading up to the moon landing changed the course of her life. 

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Who Won the First Democratic Presidential Debates?

July 01, 2019

GSPM’s Todd Belt analyzes the 20 candidates’ display of policy and personality on the crowded debate stage.

New Finance Leader to Oversee Planning, Strategy

July 01, 2019

With extensive experience in academic and health care financial administration, Jared Abramson joined the university Monday.

President LeBlanc and Gil Cisneros

An Evening on the Hill

July 01, 2019

GW President Thomas LeBlanc and university leadership gathered with alumni who serve in Congress, staff members and others who work in politics and government.


#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

July 01, 2019

Your guide to the party as the United States celebrates its 243rd birthday. Plus an immersive indoor lawn party at the National Building Museum, an exhibition of scrapped plans for D.C. landmarks and more.


Undergraduate Researcher Aims to Map Gentrification in D.C.

June 27, 2019

Senior Gavin Derleth plans to quantify and analyze the impact of gentrification on neighborhoods and members of the local community.

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AVP for Safety and Security to Join GW

June 27, 2019

Alumnus Scott Burnotes brings more than 15 years of higher education, emergency management and campus safety and security experience to the role.