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News Releases

University Statement: Report of Sexual Assault Incident

August 28, 2014

On August 28, a student reported being sexually assaulted by another student at a privately-owned house occupied by the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.

Former White House and NPR Staffers Join GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs

August 28, 2014

Tony Fratto, former deputy White House press secretary under President George W. Bush, and Barbara Bradley Hagerty, former correspondent for National Public Radio, will join the George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) as fellows for the 2014-15 academic year.

Statement Regarding the University's Position on Sexual Assault

August 28, 2014

Sexual assault under any guise and regardless of the circumstances is repugnant and unacceptable. It will not be tolerated in our community.

Little League World Series: GW Youth Sports Experts Available

August 14, 2014

The 68th Little League Baseball World Series begins today and continues through Aug. 24. GW experts are available to discuss the Series and related business, medical and social aspects of youth sports.

50 African Leaders Coming to White House Summit: GW Experts Available for Analysis

July 28, 2014

The White House will host 50 heads of state from African nations as part of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Aug. 4-6

MH17: GW Experts on Situation in Ukraine

July 23, 2014

Last week’s plane crash in Ukraine further complicated the geopolitical landscape both in the region and worldwide. GW has experts available to comment on several issues in play.

Border Crisis: GW Experts Available to Comment

July 23, 2014

GW has experts available to comment on the ongoing immigration controversy.

45th Anniversary of the First Moon Walk; GW Experts Available to Comment

July 07, 2014

July 20, 2014, is the 45th anniversary of the first manned mission to the moon. GW has experts on the political, scientific and administrative aspects of the space program and moon landing.

Hurricane Arthur: GW Experts Available to Comment

July 03, 2014

The George Washington University has the following experts available to comment on disaster preparedness and response and hurricane risk management in relation to Hurricane Arthur:

Solar Project to Bring Energy to Three D.C. Institutions

June 24, 2014

The George Washington University (GW), American University (AU) and the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) announced Tuesday that they will create a renewable energy project that brings solar power from North Carolina to the D.C. institutions, showing that large organizations in an urban setting can meet energy needs while significantly reducing their carbon footprints by directly tapping offsite solar energy.

New Board of Trustees members Kyle Farmbry, Sally Nuamah and Art B. Wong

George Washington University Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

June 23, 2014

The George Washington University Board of Trustees elected three new trustees at its leadership meeting.

Making History: The Campaign for GW

The George Washington University Launches $1 Billion Philanthropic Campaign

June 20, 2014

The George Washington University today publicly launched its largest fundraising campaign in the university’s nearly 200-year history. “Making History: The Campaign for GW” is an ambitious and comprehensive $1 billion philanthropic campaign that builds upon “Vision 2021,” the strategic plan that will guide the university as it approaches its 200th anniversary in 2021.

Supreme Court Decisions Coming; GW Experts Available

June 19, 2014

Before the end of June, the Supreme Court will hand down decisions on Obamacare's contraception requirement, abortion clinic buffer zones, police cellphone searches, and more.