Holiday Party

University Celebrates the Holidays

December 23, 2013

On Thursday, faculty and staff attended George Washington’s holiday party in the Marvin Center, where they enjoyed food, desserts, a caricature artist and live music by a chorus of GW faculty and staff members and the GW Music Department.

Fall 2013

A Semester Full of Discovery and Celebration

December 19, 2013

Fall 2013 was a time of major accomplishments and celebrations across the George Washington University community.

SEH Topping Out

Science and Engineering Hall ‘Topping Out’

December 18, 2013

The George Washington University President Steven Knapp, trustees, university administrators, donors and friends of the university community donned hard hats, safety glasses and reflective vests for a sneak-peak tour.

Medicine Healthcare

ACA Gives Legal Immigrants New Opportunities

December 18, 2013

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) does not expand access to health insurance for undocumented immigrants but may pave the way for many legal immigrants who have trouble obtaining this crucial coverage.

Prospective Colonials

By the Numbers: Prospective Colonials Interviewed Around the World

December 17, 2013

George Washington University alumni, students, staff and parents interviewed prospective GW freshmen in cities around the country and the world—from Philadelphia to Shenzhen, China—during Interview Weekend Days this fall.

E-Coli Bacteria

E. Coli Infections Traced to Single Strain of Bacteria

December 17, 2013

A recent discovery from a George Washington University researcher could help doctors identify, stop or prevent a particularly malignant strain of Escherichia coli before it turns into a lethal infection.

Project Search

Project SEARCH Helps D.C. Residents with Disabilities Transition to Employment

December 16, 2013

A new program developed at the George Washington University is helping young adults with disabilities transition from education to employment.

Federal Reserve Symposium

GW to Offer MOOC on Federal Reserve

December 16, 2013

The George Washington University announced that it will offer its first-ever massive open online course (MOOC) on the Federal Reserve.

Federal Reserve Symposium

GW to Offer MOOC on Federal Reserve

December 16, 2013

The George Washington University announced that it will offer its first-ever massive open online course (MOOC) on the Federal Reserve.

Apartheid Activism

Looking Back: In Washington, D.C., Activists Campaigned to End Apartheid

December 11, 2013

“If we don’t come out of there, hold up picket signs and call the TV stations,” Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., told the small group of activists gathered outside of the South African Embassy on Nov. 21, 1984.

Midnight Breakfast

Students Take a Break During Midnight Breakfast

December 11, 2013

Senior Betsy Awelachew counted off which finals she had left on her fingers: one for peace studies, one for her race and minority relations class and the one making her most nervous: neuropsychology.

Troubadors

GW Troubadours Sing at the White House

December 11, 2013

The GW Troubadours, one of the George Washington University's student-led co-ed a cappella groups, performed holiday harmonies at the White House on Monday.

Nelson Mandela

The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

December 09, 2013

The George Washington University joins the world in mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Thursday at age 95.

SPHHS Mobile Health

Re-visioning Public Health and Medicine in the 21st Century

December 09, 2013

From how we consume media to how we plan trips, smartphones have transformed nearly every facet of Americans’ daily lives.

Dean for a Day

Students Become ‘Dean for a Day’

December 09, 2013

Six George Washington University students traded the classroom for the office to participate in the Dean for a Day program, that paired administrators with students for a day-long shadowing experience.