Fall Semester Full of Significance

December 19, 2012

Fall semester 2012 was a whirlwind of new initiatives, esteemed visitors, awards and activities for students, faculty members, alumni and the entire George Washington University community.

'Have You Yet Decided on a Plan for the Capitol?'

December 19, 2012

The letter wasn’t something Albert H. Small had tracked for years, like some of the pieces that make up his extensive collection of Washington, D.C.-related, historical items.

Albert H. Small Donates Historic Letter to University

December 10, 2012

A 220-year-old letter written by George Washington is being donated to the George Washington University by collector Albert H. Small.

Microbiology Professor Receives $1.6 Million Grant for HIV Research

November 28, 2012

Research will investigate intercellular pathogens.

Students Testify in Support of Building Project

November 19, 2012

George Washington University’s efforts to redevelop several of its investment properties on Pennsylvania Avenue took an important step forward when the D.C.

University Pledges Smoke-Free Campuses by Fall 2013

November 15, 2012

The George Washington University has set a goal to make all its campuses in the District and Virginia smoke-free in fall 2013.

George Washington President Steven Knapp made the pledge today as part of the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout. By announcing its intent to go smoke free, George Washington University will join more than 800 colleges and universities nationwide that have banned smoking on their campuses.

Upward Bound

November 14, 2012

One year ago last month ceremonial shovels turned the first of the dirt at the site of the Science and Engineering Hall, breaking ground on a three-year construction project

University Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Museum

October 22, 2012

President Steven Knapp and Provost Steven Lerman joined representatives of The Textile Museum, Albert H.

Thousands Attend 2012 Colonials Weekend

October 22, 2012

Thousands of family and friends descended upon George Washington’s Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses over the weekend to celebrate Colonials Weekend, the university’s premiere family event.

Board of Trustees Approves Construction of New Residence Hall

October 19, 2012

The George Washington University Board of Trustees Friday approved construction of a $130 million project to build a new residence hall that will provide approximately 850 beds on the Foggy Bottom

Textile Museum Symposium Draws Hundreds of Scholars to GW

October 15, 2012

More than 200 scholars from across the country and throughout Europe were present this weekend for The Textile Museum’s annual fall symposium at GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium.

Flu Vaccines Offered to GW Community

October 01, 2012

The George Washington University will offer seasonal influenza vaccinations this fall to students, faculty and staff.

Controlled Blasting Planned for Site of SPHHS Building

September 12, 2012

The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new home Wednesday.

Cherry Blossom Tree Planted on Campus

September 07, 2012

In the latest celebration of its 100-year anniversary in Foggy Bottom, the George Washington University added a cherry blossom tree to the more than 3,700 that dot the nation’s capital.