Manyung Emma Hon

What’s the Big Idea: Envirobe

April 01, 2020

Manyung Emma Hon’s startup is developing plastic eating microbes as a solution to the world’s growing plastics problem.

A parent participates in distance learning in 2017. (William Atkins)

Communication, Well-being and Flexibility Are Key to Virtual Learning Period

March 23, 2020

Educational technology expert Natalie Milman said students and teachers should keep lines of communication open.


What’s the Big Idea: YesSheCanCampaign

March 06, 2020

Zaniya Lewis is growing her online campaign into a national social enterprise.


In Photos: Step Show Closes Out Black Heritage Celebration

March 02, 2020

One of the last events for this year’s Black Heritage Celebration featured a step show from black Greek organizations across the DMV area.


What’s the Big Idea: Dulceology

February 24, 2020

Edith Alejandra Leiva’s self-funded online bakery puts people first.

western market

D.C.’s New Western Market to Open in Foggy Bottom

February 24, 2020

The new food hall, which will be located at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., aims to open this fall.

Angela Yee

Angela Yee Navigates through Hip Hop Culture

February 18, 2020

Co-host of “The Breakfast Club” discussed working in the male dominated hip hop culture at a Black Heritage Celebration event at GW.

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GW Today’s Valentine’s Day Playlist 2020

February 13, 2020

To: You. From: Us.

Lauren Peller

The ‘Impeachment Intern’

February 08, 2020

SMPA student Lauren Peller reported on President Trump’s impeachment proceedings as a Capitol Hill intern for a national news network.

Brittany Packnett Cunningham

2020 GW Black Heritage Keynote Talks about Embracing Blackness

February 07, 2020

Ferguson activist and author Brittany Packnett –Cunningham launched 2020 heritage celebration with the theme “Reclaiming our Renaissance.”

Lunar New Year 2020

GW Celebrates Lunar New Year

January 28, 2020

The annual Lunar New Year celebration brought in the Year of the Rat, and featured food, dancing and giveaways.

George Hacks Medical Solutions Hackathon 2020

George Hacks Hosts Third Annual Medical Solutions Hackathon

January 27, 2020

Students worked for 24 hours to develop innovative solutions to real-world challenges facing the medical community. 

Decolonial Dialogue

GW Community Offers Perspectives on Colonial Moniker

January 27, 2020

During a King Week event, the "Decolonial Dialogue" panel shared how their diverse experiences have been impacted by the moniker as well as ways the university can decolonize education.

MLK Day of Service

GW Honors MLK Jr. with Day of Service

January 21, 2020

Hundreds of volunteers from the GW community served throughout Washington, D.C., during the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Leadership.

Lerner Health and Wellness Center

GW Offers Free Week of Group Fitness Classes

January 13, 2020

Students can register for the Lerner Health and Wellness Center’s Demo Week to take advantage of unlimited group fitness classes.