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D.C. Foodies Are Mostly Getting What They Pay For

April 27, 2017
A GW study found that 33 percent of seafood sold at six local restaurants had been mislabeled or swapped with other related fish.
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U.S. Senator Rand Paul to Teach Class at GW on ‘Dystopian Visions’

April 27, 2017
The course by the Kentucky Republican will serve as an elective in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
New Venture Competition

The Next New Venture: Improving Access to Preventative Care

April 24, 2017
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) gave a keynote speech about his experience in the business world during the ninth annual New Venture Competition.
Rob Caldwell

CO2 Technology Receives Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Award

April 24, 2017
GW researchers who developed a method to turn carbon dioxide into an in-demand resource received the 2017 Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Award.
TCO Competition 2017

Sustainable Graphite, Drug Development Earn Commercialization Prizes

April 14, 2017
Twenty-one research groups vied for $30,000 in prizes at the 2017 Innovation Competition.
Allan Goldstein

GW Researcher Uncovers Potential New Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

April 11, 2017
Allan Goldstein co-authored a paper on a potential new drug for the genetic disease affecting 70,000 people worldwide.
Left to right: Frank Sesno, Chris Policinski, Shawn Lightfoot and Katie Dotterer-Pyle. (Logan Werlinger/GW Today)

Good Storytelling Moves the Planet Forward

April 10, 2017
Annual summit emphasizes how communicating narrative effectively can spark action on sustainability.
Research Days 2017

Students Present Novel Ideas at Research Days 2017

April 10, 2017
GW students across disciplines showcased their work and competed for prizes during the annual two-day event.
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New York Metro Area Lacks Walkable Urban Places Outside of Urban Core

April 07, 2017
Walkable communities are centers of economic vitality and social inclusion, according to new report from the George Washington University.
GEMINI SOUTH

GW Researchers Help Build Advanced Astronomical Instrument

April 05, 2017
OCTOCAM to allow astronomers to study visible, near-infrared light from astronomical objects in more detail.
Melancon

Increase Exercise, Cut Processed Foods for Better Kidney Health

March 28, 2017
Chief of GW Transplant Institute discusses risks and symptoms of kidney disease for National Kidney Month.
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Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership Opens

March 27, 2017
The center will provide graduate level training for Jewish educators, certificate programs for Jewish nonprofit professionals and convene academics and practitioners.
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Newborn Care Shines at Health App Hackathon

March 27, 2017
One team was awarded $10,000 for a proposal to improve patient care with a field-specific calculator for physicians who treat newborns.
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President Knapp Addresses Humanities Advocates

March 15, 2017
Participants discussed the importance of funding for the humanities and spent a day visiting their representatives on Capitol Hill.
Delishia Pittman

For Black Students with Immigrant Parents, Culture Strain Correlated with High-Risk Drinking

March 13, 2017
Alcohol use is more likely among those who report high stress levels from intercultural encounters.