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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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Teaching Trials: Professor Brings Vaccine Experience to the Classroom

December 03, 2020

TSPPPA professor Bill Adams drew on his own experience as a volunteer in the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trials for his class on research methods.

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Elliott School’s Bachelor of Science Program Achieving Goal of Expanding Opportunities for Students across Disciplines

December 01, 2020

With the help of a partnership with General Dynamics, the Elliott School’s Bachelor of Science program prepares students to use science and technology to address the world’s most pressing policy problems.

GW Alumna Named George J. Mitchell Scholar

November 30, 2020

Maura Welch, B.A. ’13, plans to study comparative social change at Ireland’s Trinity College Dublin.

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Dr. LeBlanc Discusses the Pandemic’s Impact on Higher Education

November 24, 2020

The GW president was among D.C. area university presidents on a Washington Business Journal panel that shared lessons learned during the pandemic.

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GFLEC Report: Women Unprepared for Pandemic’s Financial Impact

November 19, 2020

Before the pandemic hit, many women exhibited lower financial literacy levels than men, according to new Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center report.

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GW Reaches $3.2M Agreement to Support Development of Cold Plasma Technology

November 18, 2020

The ongoing corporate research partnership between SEAS Professor Michael Keidar and the biotech company US Patent Innovations, LLC employs engineering and translational molecular sciences to develop new medical devices.

COVID-19 Is a ‘Catalyst’ for Rapid Change in Industry, Education

November 18, 2020

Business leader Christopher J. Wiernicki, M.S. '83, spoke about how companies must learn to adapt for future success as part of the annual Frank Howard Distinguished Lecture. 

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Federal Funding Fuels GSEHD’s Center for Rehabilitation Counselor Research and Education

November 17, 2020

The center received $11.3 million in grants for programs geared toward research and training in vocational rehabilitation for persons with disabilities.  

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Three GW Research Initiatives Awarded PIT-UN Funding

November 13, 2020

These interdisciplinary collaborations will provide opportunities for students to explore careers in public interest technology.

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GWSB’s Online MBA Ranks among Top Programs Globally

November 12, 2020

The online MBA ranked fourth on Poets & Quants’ 2021 list of best online programs, jumping 21 spots from the previous year’s ranking.The online MBA ranked fourth on Poets & Quants’ 2021 list of best online programs, jumping 21 spots from the previous year’s ranking.

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New Mourning: How COVID Is Altering the Way We Grieve

November 09, 2020

COVID-19 has transformed end-of-life rituals;  Anthropology Department professors and students are examining the new ways we say goodbye.

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GWSB’s Vanessa Perry Discusses Challenges for Black Homeownership

October 29, 2020

Dr. Perry authored the 2020 State of Homeownership in Black America report, which details why this has been a persistent issue for decades.

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Ghosts of the Coast: Artists and Scientists Bring ‘Ghost Forests’ to Life

October 28, 2020

Biology Professor Keryn Gedan is joining artists and scientists on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to draw attention to “ghost forests” along the Chesapeake Bay.

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Federal Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Chief Visits GW Site

October 22, 2020

Rapid enrollment and early scientific developments promise to keep an ambitious initiative on track.