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GW’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics Expands Its Global Reach

December 03, 2020

Digital rights activist Seyi Akiwowo is the latest addition to the one-year-old IDDP, where research is driving national and international responses to questions of digital media.

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GW Epidemiologist Named to Biden-Harris Transition’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

December 01, 2020

Milken Institute School of Public Health Professor David Michaels is focused on improving protections for health care workers exposed to COVID-19.

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Is There a Future for Presidential Debates?

December 01, 2020

Three 2020 debate moderators and two members of the Commission on Presidential Debates discuss lessons learned from this election cycle.

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GW Experts Weigh In on What Biden’s Win Means for Higher Ed

November 30, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden’s higher education plan includes the possibility of free community college, student loan forgiveness and expanded access to opportunities beyond high school.

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Rubicon CEO Talks Innovation During Financial Crises

November 23, 2020

Rubicon CEO and GW alumnus Nate Morris shared keys to entrepreneurial success that he learned from the 2008 recession during a George Talks Business virtual event.

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Q & A: Milken SPH Expert Discusses How the Biden Administration Will Combat COVID-19

November 23, 2020

Jeff Levi, professor of health policy and management at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, chaired a public health advisory group during the Obama administration. 

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On Climate, GW Scientists See Biden Plans as Fresh Air

November 18, 2020

The incoming administration has proposed a broad strategy to address climate change. GW scientists say it can reach crucial environmental goals—but time is running out.

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Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw Envisions Intersectional Racial Justice

November 16, 2020

During the sixth annual Diversity Summit, Ms. Crenshaw discussed Black womanhood, critical race theory and white supremacy in the U.S.

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In Photos: Corcoran Students Document the 2020 Election

November 12, 2020

Photojournalism students in cities across the country captured moments during and after the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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GW Experts Offer Predictions for Biden Administration

November 09, 2020

University faculty specialists discuss how policies ranging from battling COVID-19 to foreign affairs are likely to change with Joe Biden in the White House.

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Seven GW Alumni Win Congressional Office in Hotly Contested Election

November 05, 2020

All alumni races have been decided as of Dec. 1.

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Election 2020: Where Do We Go From Here?

November 05, 2020

GW faculty experts discussed the state of the presidential election, potential legal challenges and implications for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Voters’ Emotional Reactions a Barrier for Trump

November 02, 2020

Results of nationwide GW Politics Poll showed President Donald Trump is more likely than Joe Biden to generate “anger and disgust” in voters.

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GW Law Dean Launches New Podcast

November 02, 2020

Dayna Bowen Matthew’s podcast, “Testimony,” kicked off with an episode about voting rights ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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‘Safety Net’ of Ambitious Goals Needed to Tackle Alarming Biodiversity Decline

October 30, 2020

CCAS professor Amy Zanne worked with an international team to analyze new global biodiversity goals after decade-long targets for 2020 fall short.