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News Releases

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The George Washington University Opens Science and Engineering Hall, Largest Building of Its Kind in D.C.

March 04, 2015

The George Washington University on Wednesday formally opened its new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH), a $275 million, 500,000-square-foot building with state-of-the-art research facilities and programs. In opening the hall the university also announced an in-kind grant of software licenses from Siemens, with a commercial value of $30 million, to enhance programs in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Solid Edge PLM software from Siemens.

Siemens Grants $30 Million in Software Licenses to the George Washington University

March 04, 2015

The in-kind grant was announced at the opening of Science and Engineering Hall, March 4.

George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Debuts with Three Exhibitions

March 04, 2015

When the new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum opens on March 21, the public will be greeted with three exhibitions, one of which includes the largest number of artworks from The Textile Museum’s collections ever displayed.

GW-UTeach Partnership to Prepare STEM Majors to Become Teachers

March 03, 2015

Kurie Fitzgerald:, 202-994-6461
Nicole Carlotto:

GW Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Agua Caliente Band Of Cahuilla Indians

February 27, 2015

GW signed a memorandum of understanding with the Agua Caliente Band Of Cahuilla Indians to establish the Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship.

Dr. Watson, Mr. Cook and Dr. Fauci

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver George Washington University Commencement Address

February 25, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the George Washington University's Commencement address before graduates on May 17.

As Tennessee Weighs Common Core, Report Reviews Early Stages of State’s Achievement School District

February 24, 2015

As education officials in Tennessee weighs the Common Core, report weighs the challenges and opportunities of the state's Achievement School District.

Twitter Could Bring Better Understanding of Vaccine Refusal Patterns

February 24, 2015

The five-year, $1.5 million grant, will use Twitter to track vaccine refusal patterns.

Funding Tomorrow’s Research

February 23, 2015

The winners were awarded cash prizes on Thursday, Feb. 19.

Recovering Attention After a Stroke: Brain’s Right Hemisphere May Be More Valuable

February 17, 2015

The research was published in the Journal of Neuroscience in January.

Eric Arnesen

GW Professor Becomes Inaugural James R. Hoffa Teamsters Professor in Modern American Labor History

February 11, 2015

Eric Arnesen, a specialist in the history of race, labor, politics and civil rights was officially installed yesterday the George Washington University’s James R. Hoffa Teamsters Professor in Modern American Labor History.

Fall Back on Those New Year’s Resolutions? Six Tips to Get Back on Track

February 10, 2015

Emily Grebenstein:, 202-994-3087
Jason Shevrin: jshevrin@

The George Washington University Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Rates for 2015-16

February 06, 2015

The George Washington University Board of Trustees voted to continue to contain the cost of attendance, guaranteeing no tuition increase for returning undergraduate students and limiting the increase in the overall cost of attendance for incoming undergraduate students to no more than 3.5 percent.

Aristide Collins Jr.

Aristide Collins Named George Washington University Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

February 06, 2015

George Washington University President Steven Knapp named Aristide Collins Jr., as Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations for the George Washington University.

Pamela R. Jeffries

The George Washington University Announces New Dean for School of Nursing

January 23, 2015

The new dean will start April 6.