William Perry

Conference Focuses on Relations between U.S. and North Korea

June 16, 2017
Experts discussed paths to peace as tensions mount between the two countries.

GW Participates in UN Summit on Small Businesses

June 12, 2017
The first-ever United Nations event included remarks from Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa and Professor of Management Ayman El Tarabishy.
Kathleen Merrigan (Jessica McConnell Burt/GW Today)

Q & A with GW’s Executive Director of Sustainability on the Paris Agreement

June 12, 2017
Kathleen Merrigan says the U.S. “lost leadership stature for sure” with President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the international climate accord.
Paul Schiff Berman

GW Law Professor Analyzes Ex-FBI Director’s Hill Testimony

June 12, 2017
Paul Schiff Berman thinks a case can be made that President Trump obstructed justice in his interactions with James Comey.

Panel Takes a Deep Look at U.S. and Mexican Relations

May 15, 2017
Public Radio International’s “America Abroad” hosts discussion at GW about immigration and trade between the two countries.
Buzz Aldrin

‘We Are Closer to Mars Today Than We Have Ever Been’

May 10, 2017
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin spoke at GW about the steps NASA must take to develop a sustainable Mars colony in the next two decades.

Olympic Champions Speak out on Mental Health

May 08, 2017
HHS secretary recognizes Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt for their advocacy at Mental Health Awareness Day event at GW.

Rediscovering Biafra through a Nigerian Novelist

May 05, 2017
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses attendees of event at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the Nigerian civil war.
BBG panel

American Press Freedom Is Under Siege

May 02, 2017
Journalists talked about the challenges facing the media to mark World Press Freedom Day at GW.
GW students

City Recognizes GW Med Student for Saving Firefighter’s Life

May 01, 2017
A GW medical student worked with bystanders and EMS to help save a woman’s life in March.
fake news

President Trump Changed Meaning of ‘Fake News’

April 30, 2017
Panelists at GW discussed fake news and how media consumption affected the 2016 presidential election.
Adam Friedman

Regular Screenings Key to Skin Cancer Prevention

April 28, 2017
Adam Friedman, associate professor of dermatology, talks about the signs of skin cancer and an upcoming free screening in Foggy Bottom.

Business Is Social for Coca-Cola Company

April 25, 2017
A company vice president said for businesses to be socially responsible “is not rocket science” at GW’s 18th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture.
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Brazil’s First Female President Says ‘Coup D’Etat’ Unseated Her

April 25, 2017
Dilma Rousseff said congressional opponents concocted an “impeachment without a crime.”
Finance ministers Mauricio Cárdenas, Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Santiago Peña

International Finance Ministers Discuss Growth Strategies

April 20, 2017
GW-hosted event, “Growth Strategies in a De-Globalizing World,” brought finance ministers from Colombia, Indonesia and Paraguay.