An autistic young adult in Sean Cleary's "The Experience of Autism" class uses an alphabet board to communicate. (Harrison Jones

Transitioning to Adulthood with Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 17, 2019

Autistic young adults from the Washington, D.C., area join students at Milken Institute SPH to share their experiences and areas of need.

Danmeng Shuai

GW Researchers to Display Their Technologies at eMerge Americas

April 17, 2019

Six members of the GW faculty will demonstrate their innovative work on issues like data privacy and cancer treatment at the annual eMerge Americas Conference in Miami Beach.

Nicolas Reeves

Senior Researches How Tourism Impacts Tribes Near Petra

April 16, 2019

Nicolas Reeves, an Elliott School Dean’s Scholar, balances research on tourism with life as a student athlete.

Provost Forrest Maltzman, Truman Scholar André Gonzales and University President Thomas LeBlanc. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Community Comes First for 2019 Truman Scholar

April 15, 2019

André Gonzales was one of 62 award winners for his work as a student advocate and educational activist.

Research Days 2019

Student Innovation Shines at Research Days 2019

April 15, 2019

GW students showcased more than 600 posters and competed for prizes at the annual two-day event.

Tom Szaky

Beyoncé’s Nutritionist, Recycling CEO Discuss Sustainability Storytelling

April 09, 2019

Planet Forward Summit speakers share how to use storytelling to persuade an audience to rethink waste and eat plant-based.  

Samsara Counts

Computer Science for Social Good

April 08, 2019

Senior Samsara Counts used deep learning methods to develop tools that help patients with eating disorders avoid triggering images online.

Brigid Prial

Frankenstein, Dracula Signal Fears of Scientific Advancement

March 26, 2019

Senior Brigid Prial combined her interests in English and biological anthropology to research the way two classic novels imagined monstrous science.


Innovating for Smarter Cities

March 26, 2019

Students presented novel ideas to improve community relations and government services at the Smart Cities Hackathon.

GW Professors' Gate

Using Data to Tackle Real-Time Challenges for DC

March 25, 2019

GW’s new Data-Capable DC Initiative seeks to build a more robust data ecology among local experts.

Meina Liu

New Paper Highlights Negotiation Challenges across Cultures

March 22, 2019

Meina Liu, an associate professor in the department of organization sciences and communication, discusses her research on emotional disputes.

Vint Cerf

The Future of the Internet

March 20, 2019

“Father of the Internet” Vint Cerf looks to ethical solutions as the key to computer science advancement at the first Internet Distinguished Speaker Series event. 


GW Transportation Team Innovates with App Development

March 19, 2019

The group was awarded $25,000 to develop a smartphone app as part of a D.C. public innovation competition.


GFLEC Launches Fast Lane: An Online Financial Education Resource

March 18, 2019

The new website will offer free, research-based resources aimed to bring financial education into high schools.

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New Species of Frog Sheds Light on Major Biodiversity Hotspot in Southern India

March 12, 2019

Discovery will help researchers better understand a region known for its evolutionary significance.