Media Events

Nearly 400 Students From D.C. Sister City Brasilia to Explore Leadership Development in U.S. Through GW Program, July 14

July 10, 2014

GW will welcome almost 400 Brazilian students for a monthlong leadership development program, July 14.

LGBT Global Health, Rights Topic of GW Forum

July 08, 2014

The LGBT Health Forum is a venue to debate, educate and communicate the state of the global LGBT health and rights movement. It will be held July 15.

GW in the News

Recent Headlines

The Washington Post discussed recent research by GW scientists where they were able to switch off a woman’s consciousness by electrically stimulating a single area of the brain in the article “Why it matters that human consciousness may be just a simple on-off switch in the brain,” by Dominic Basulto.

USA Today discussed research by Amanda Visek, assistant professor of exercise science, on what makes sports fun for kids in the article “Fun — not winning — essential to keep kids in sports,” by Hoai-Tran Bui.

Forbes quoted Eric Hoffman, chair of Integrative Systems Biology, in the article “Sarepta Data Disappoints Wall Street As Expert Sees A Sea Change At FDA,” by Matthew Herper.

The Wall Street Journal quoted Sarah Binder, professor of political science, in the article “Partisan Divide Over Fed on Display as Congressional Panel Considers Bill,” by Ben Leubsdorf.

Fox News quoted Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, in the article “Boehner rebuffs Palin on Obama impeachment call, sticks with lawsuit,” by Mike Emanuel.