Joan Meier

#FamiliesToo: Family Courts Discredit Women’s Abuse Allegations

December 02, 2019

A study by GW Law professor Joan Meier found that courts fail to protect children by favoring fathers in child custody battles despite a mother’s allegation of abuse.

(Left to right) Sylvain Guiriec, Thomas LeBlanc and Anne LeBlanc examine equipment in the Innovation Lab. (William Atkins/GW Tod

University Launches Innovation Lab to Create Interdisciplinary Solutions

December 02, 2019

Space in Corcoran Hall will be open to all members of the GW community.

Adam Aviv

Mobile Device Security Is Key to Digital Future

December 02, 2019

Adam Aviv, a new SEAS associate professor, received a NSF CAREER award to research how users access and protect their mobile devices. 

African American Financial Literacy

New Study Highlights Disparity in Black Financial Literacy

November 26, 2019

African Americans lag behind U.S. population as a whole in financial literacy and wellness, according to a GW report.

GRB 190114C

Researchers Discover Highest-Energy Light from a Gamma-ray Burst

November 20, 2019

Two GW astrophysicists were among an international team that identified a previously unseen component of extreme stellar explosions.

Colonists trade with Wampanoag Indians at Martha’s Vineyard

Carving the Thanksgiving Story

November 20, 2019

History professor David J. Silverman’s new book takes a close look at how the traditional Thanksgiving story distorts facts about Native Americans.

Sarala Duckworth

Elliott School Student Researches Childhood Vulnerabilities in Myanmar

November 19, 2019

Sarala Duckworth, a GW Undergraduate Research Award recipient, hopes to improve climate and conflict-based programming for at-risk youth in the Southeast Asian country.

Facebook study

Study of Vaccine-Related Facebook Ads Reveals Challenges for Public Health

November 19, 2019

The social media platform’s efforts to improve transparency have led to the removal of ads promoting vaccinations, a new paper finds.

Collaboration with China Is Critical to Achieving Climate Goals

November 15, 2019

SEAS Assistant Professor John Helveston published a commentary urging international cooperation on the development of low carbon energy technologies.

youth sports research

New Study Dispels Myths about What Makes Youth Sports Fun

November 14, 2019

Girls and boys alike say trying your best and working hard—as opposed to winning—are key to having fun.

2019 Capital Markets Program Scholars panel

Capital Markets Luncheon Celebrates Investments in Human Capital

November 06, 2019

The IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Program at GW provides mid-career financial professionals from developing and emerging economies with skills to grow their markets and foster global prosperity.

Mary Ann Stinson and Michael Redmond II

GW Students Work to Close the ‘Opportunity’ Gap in D.C. Schools

November 04, 2019

GSEHD students Mary Ann Stinson and Michael Redmond II take creative teaching approaches to accelerate gains in at-risk D.C. public schools.

Intramural awards

Intramural Funding Opportunities Enhance Research Growth

November 04, 2019

Funding for new and collaborative projects provides faculty with a stepping stone to scholarly and research success. 

Rep. Will Hurd

Rep. Will Hurd Says He Will Serve His Country Another Way

October 31, 2019

The Texas Republican talked about his tenure and why he’s leaving Congress at a GSPM MasterClass Series.

Kelly Hooper, a senior journalism major

SMPA Students Contribute to The Washington Post Opioids Coverage

October 30, 2019

Three current students and a recent graduate worked with former SMPA professor to report on the opioid crisis in West Virginia.