Zero Waste

University Welcomes New Assistant Director of Zero Waste, Recycling Coordinator

November 27, 2013

Andres Harris has been named the new assistant director of zero waste and logistics at the George Washington University. He will collaborate with Kristian Ferguson, who will serve as the inaugural recycling coordinator.

Kevin Hay

Staying Safe Over the Holidays

November 27, 2013

College campuses, where many students leave for breaks, present particular concerns—both for those who go home and leave their possessions behind and for those who stay while many others are gone.

Melissa Keeley

Professor’s Research Leads D.C. to Adopt New Sustainable Zoning Measure

November 27, 2013

With the influx of young urbanites, new businesses and booming real estate growth, D.C. has faced an increasingly urgent issue of the 21st century: how to handle rapid growth and engage in environmentally responsible urban planning.

Kalb Report

Dan Rather and Marvin Kalb Reflect on JFK Assassination

November 25, 2013

Although he was on the ground in Dallas the day President John F. Kennedy was shot, journalist Dan Rather said he was too “zoned” to let emotions get to his reporting.

Philippine Cultural Society

Candlelight Vigil to Honor Typhoon Haiyan Victims

November 20, 2013

George Washington University students are continuing their efforts to aid the millions of people in the Philippines who have been affected by the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan.

Smoke-Free GW

University Finalizes Smoke-Free Policy

November 20, 2013

With the help of the George Washington University’s Smoke-Free Policy and the university-sponsored Quit for Life cessation program, Ms. Taylor said she’s saved about $700 and added 40 days to her life.

John F Kennedy

JFK’s GW Connection

November 20, 2013

On May 3, 1961, President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy traveled a few blocks from the White House to attend the inauguration of GW President Thomas H. Carroll.

Public Health Case Challenge

Students Compete in Inaugural D.C. Public Health Case Challenge

November 20, 2013

Six graduate students from three George Washington University schools were able to develop a feasible and creative proposal to address a real-world public health problem in Washington, D.C.

Laetitia Woods Brown

Letitia Woods Brown Lecture Honors D.C. Historical Studies

November 18, 2013

The George Washington University held the annual Letitia Woods Brown lecture and reception on Thursday night at the Jack Morton Auditorium to celebrate the memory of groundbreaking GW professor and scholar Letitia Woods Brown.

Hal Abelson

Expert Addresses Role of University Libraries in Digital Age

November 18, 2013

Hal Abelson discussed the role of university libraries in the digital age at the George Washington University’s Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library on Friday.

Phillipine Cultural Society

GW Students Raise Money for Typhoon Relief

November 14, 2013

Members of the George Washington University Philippine Cultural Society are doing their part to provide relief for the millions left homeless, displaced and desperate after one of the most powerful storms on record ripped through the Philippines.

Eliot Sorel

Sparking a Dialogue on Youth Sports Safety

November 13, 2013

Although the number of reported sports-related concussions in youth has risen in the past decade, and the topic has sparked an increasing amount of public interest.

Veterans Park

Service Members Honored at Veterans Memorial Park Dedication

November 13, 2013

In honor of Veterans Day, more than 200 people from the George Washington University community gathered to dedicate the renovated and relocated Veterans Memorial Park on Monday.

Veterans Day at Vinson Hall

GW VALOR Chorus Performs at Retirement Home for Veterans

November 13, 2013

For a group of George Washington University students, faculty and staff honoring our nation’s veterans was the inspiration for a show performed on Veterans Day, which featured songs and letters from the Civil War through World War II.

Civil War Poster

Lecture to Celebrate Contributions to D.C. History

November 13, 2013

The George Washington University will remember the contributions of Letitia Woods Brown, a professor and scholar dedicated to studying D.C.’s history, during the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Lecture and Reception on Thursday in the Jack Morton Auditorium.