University News

Bob Smith and Jim Chung

Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Celebrates Impact and Looks to the Future

Bob Smith will take the reins from Jim Chung, who built OIE into a globally recognized program during his 14-year tenure as leader.

Ross Hall courtyard

SMHS MD Program Receives Full, 8-Year Accreditation

The recognition LCME comes after a 20-month self study that included 125 faculty, students and staff.

Professor Hermann J. Helgert and his wife, Janet

Engineering Professor Hermann J. Helgert Creates $3 Million Fellowship Fund

Merit-Based Awards Will Support Doctoral Students in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Colin O’Brien, B.A. ‘’20 (l.) and Josh Lasky, B.A. ’07, M.P.A. ’09, of the Office of Sustainability, show off the new composting bin on Kogan Plaza

GW Partners with D.C.’s Department of Public Works to Collect Organic Waste

New technology comes to campus in the form of a smart composting bin accessible round the clock.

Joan and Irwin Jacobs

Telecommunications Pioneer Endows Two $3 Million Engineering Professorships

Irwin and Joan Jacobs’ legacy will advance biomedical and electrical engineering at GW.


GW Launches New Center for Interfaith and Spiritual Life

The center advances the goals of the university’s plan to strengthen the community, including a renewed focus on interfaith programming.

Stacy Dean

GW and José Andrés Name Stacy Dean as Inaugural Carbonell Family Executive Director of the Global Food Institute

Dean, a food and nutrition security expert, most recently has served as the Deputy Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.

New GW BOT members

Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

Richard Jones, Jennifer Park Stout and Camila Tapias joined the board as of June 1.

GW swimmers embark on U.S. Olympic trials, European nationals

GW Swimmers Embark on U.S. Olympic Teams Trials, European Aquatics Championships

Five student-athletes set for national and international competition.

Caroline Laguerre-Brown

An Advocate and a Trusted Adviser: Caroline Laguerre-Brown to Depart GW

After eight years with the university, the vice provost for diversity, equity and community engagement will end her tenure July 1.

2024 Proud to Be GW

In Photos: 2024 Proud to Be GW Celebrations

GW community gathered on the Foggy Bottom campus and VSTC to enjoy the festivals.celebrate.

Margie Foster-Cunningham

Legendary Coach Margie Foster-Cunningham to Retire after 39 Years

The GW gymnastics coach will leave the university with several awards and a high-achieving program.

Baxter Goodley and Hemant Bakshi

Leadership Updates Announced for Office of EVP, CFO and Treasurer

Baxter Goodly and Hemant Bakshi to take on expanded roles in the office with an aim of improving operation efficiency.

Portrait of Thomas J. LeBlanc by Peter Waddell.

President Emeritus Thomas J. LeBlanc Portrait Shows ‘A Man of His Time’

LeBlanc returned to GW for the unveiling of this work by artist Peter Waddell, depicting the former president during the revitalization of Thurston Hall.

Tanya Vogel

Athletics Director Tanya Vogel to Depart GW

A GW Hall of Fame member, former head coach and triple alumna, Vogel will leave a lasting impact on athletics, university communities.


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