News & Events

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Chizuru Uko

Global Bachelor’s Student: The program “defined my major for me”

December 12, 2017

“I learned that the key to doing an internship was being proactive and constantly asking for work”

Women, Girls in South Sudan Face Staggering Rates of Violence

Women, Girls in South Sudan Face Staggering Rates of Violence

December 05, 2017

A report from GW’s Global Women’s Institute found that women in conflict areas face high rates of intimate partner violence with little recourse.

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

November 30, 2017

A GW researcher was awarded $4.9 million to study how nutritional supplements impact pregnancy risks and tackle intergenerational health challenges.

Brandon Kohrt Installed as Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry

Brandon Kohrt Installed as Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry

November 28, 2017

The professorship is endowed by the late cousin of SMHS Dean Jeffrey S. Akman.

Slim Scholars with Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md)

A New Cohort of Slim Scholars at GW

November 21, 2017

A new cohort of Slim Scholars arrived on campus in August and visited the US Capitol and Congressman Jamie Raskin's office (D - Md.) for their first group event.

President LeBlanc Rallies University around Shared Purpose: ‘We Will Choose to Lead’

President LeBlanc Rallies University around Shared Purpose: ‘We Will Choose to Lead’

November 14, 2017

GW President Thomas LeBlanc delivered an inaugural address that was part reflection on a historic institution, part aspiration for what the university community will achieve under his leadership.

GW Joins Amicus Brief Challenging Rescission of DACA

GW Joins Amicus Brief Challenging Rescission of DACA

November 09, 2017

Universities say repealing protections for undocumented childhood arrivals jeopardizes their educational interests.

How I Got The Job: Aisha Azimi Aims to Make Global Impact

How I Got The Job: Aisha Azimi Aims to Make Global Impact

November 06, 2017

A communications internship inspired the GW senior to become a director for an organization of female Afghan and Afghan-American writers.

Islamic State Supporters Shift From Twitter to Encrypted Messaging

Islamic State Supporters Shift From Twitter to Encrypted Messaging

October 31, 2017

The GW Program on Extremism analyzed nearly 850,000 tweets from Islamic State sympathizers as part of a new report on extremist activity.

GW Researchers Contribute to Global Effort to Identify Astrophysical Event

GW Researchers Contribute to Global Effort to Identify Astrophysical Event

October 27, 2017

Four astrophysicists from GW helped confirm the first observation of a kilonova explosion.