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2014-15 University Seminars | Call for Proposals

May 08, 2014

TO: All Regular Active-Status Faculty

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Undergraduate Scholars Recognized at Academic Honors Dinner

May 07, 2014

President Knapp and Provost Lerman honored the university’s top undergraduates at the annual Academic Honors dinner on April 24th.

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2013-2014 Faculty Award Winners

March 18, 2014

The Teaching & Learning Collaborative congratulates the recipients of the 2013-2014 Faculty Awards. These teaching stars have transformed learning and teaching by putting effort and creativity into helping students do their best work.

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University Receives Record-Breaking Gifts

March 11, 2014

Milken Institute School of Public Health named; Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness established.

NIH and GW

NIH and GW Collaborate to Accelerate Genomics Research Using Internet2’s 100G Network

March 02, 2014

Researchers at the Colonial One High Performance Computing Center are piloting data transfers from the NIH National Library of Medicine.

Record Number Participate in SEAS Student Research and Development Showcase

Record Number Participate in SEAS Student Research and Development Showcase

March 02, 2014

Undergraduate and graduate winners receive $17,500 in prize money.

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Donor’s Gift Sparks Scholars Program

February 26, 2014

GW to host University of Macau honors students beginning spring 2015.

Global Humanities Project Debuts at GW

Global Humanities Project Debuts at GW

February 24, 2014

Education leaders convene on campus to support the humanities around the world.

US Peace Corps

GW a Top Peace Corps Producer for Sixth Consecutive Year

February 11, 2014

University is No. 4 among nation’s mid-sized schools.


Students and Faculty Shine at TEDxFoggyBottom

February 10, 2014

Speakers from the university and beyond share their passions and personal stories.

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DegreeMAP ‘What If’ Tool Available Online

January 29, 2014

Students can access the "What If" functionality through DegreeMAP, a tool available on GWeb. The newly added function makes it simple for students to explore various degree programs.

Akos Vertes

University Receives Up to $14.6 Million to Investigate Biological and Chemical Threats

January 28, 2014

The project is funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

SMHS Preparing Physicians of the 21st Century

SMHS Preparing Physicians of the 21st Century

January 12, 2014

iPads and a revised M.D. curriculum will help future doctors keep pace with changing health care environments.


Message Regarding the Decision of the American Studies Association to Support an Academic Boycott of Israel

December 27, 2013

The George Washington University's American Studies department is a member of the American Studies Association. Consistent with our culture of academic freedom, we leave decisions about membership in scholarly societies to faculty members.

Siemens Contest Exhibits Next Generation of STEM Leaders

December 11, 2013

GW hosted the finals for top high school science students.

Two GW Researchers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013

Professors Ferid Murad and Akos Vertes recognized for ‘outstanding inventions.’

Cybersecurity Experts Analyze How to Build a Workforce

November 25, 2013

Panelists from government and industry discuss how to train and educate cybersecurity professionals.

How Will We Feed 9 Billion People in 2050?

November 25, 2013

Experts at GW’s Feeding the Planet Summit discuss sustainable innovations in food security.

GW Students Raise Money for Typhoon Relief

November 25, 2013

The Philippine Cultural Society is collecting funds in the Marvin Center and hosting a fundraiser at Cone E. Island ice cream shop this week.

University Hosts First-Ever Autism Speaks Action Summit

November 25, 2013

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, B.A. ’85, and Professor Lorri Unumb advocate for autism-related legislation.

Mike Milken: If We’re Going to Change the World, We Need to Focus on GW

November 25, 2013

Financier and philanthropist discusses public health with GW alumni in New York City.

Justice Scalia Honors U.S. Constitution

September 18, 2013

The longest-serving Supreme Court justice speaks during a Constitution Day celebration at Lisner Auditorium.

GW Freshmen Serve the D.C. Community

September 09, 2013

After a Convocation ceremony headlined by trustee and alumna Roslyn Brock of the NAACP, thousands of students donated their time at sites across the area.

Elliott School Receives Hewlett Foundation Grant

September 09, 2013

The $245,000 grant will benefit the Elliott School’s Institute for International Economic Policy.