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News Releases

Mystic India

Vibrant Music, Dance and Culture a Hallmark of Indian Culture Series at GW’s Lisner Auditorium

August 26, 2015

GW's Lisner Auditorium will celebrate Indian culture during its 2015-16 season.

Researchers have identified a potential link between microbes in the throat and schizophrenia.

Researchers Identify Signature of Microbiomes Associated With Schizophrenia

August 25, 2015

The study could help diagnose and treat schizophrenia in the future.

Mahmoud Ahmed

GW’s Lisner Auditorium Concert Series Celebrates African Culture

August 13, 2015

GW's Lisner Auditorium concert series will celebrate African culture.

A student of Dr. Leftwich observes a sea lion at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

Swimming Without a Trace—Building a Machine to Mimic What Sea Lions Naturally Do

August 10, 2015

Megan Leftwich, GW professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is studying sea lions to build a robotic foreflipper that can move through the water without leaving a wake.

Sanjit Sethi

The George Washington University Names Inaugural Director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

August 04, 2015

Sanjit Sethi named the new director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design. Mr. Sethi will begin his post on Oct. 1.

New Analysis Suggests Body Size Increase Did Not Play A Role in the Origins of Homo Genus

August 03, 2015

New research sharpens model used by anthropologists for the last 25 years.

Are We On the Cusp of A Physician Shortage? Not Really, Says One Expert

August 03, 2015

A new perspective published by research instructor Edward Salsberg challenges the projected physician shortfalls.

Amb. Reuben E. Brigety II

US Ambassador to African Union to Head a Top International School in Nation’s Capital

August 03, 2015

The George Washington University announced today that Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II will serve as the new dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs.

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Awarded George Washington University President’s Medal

July 31, 2015

Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto were awarded the George Washington University President’s Medal on July 30.

Hurricane Katrina: A Decade Later GW Experts Available to Discuss

July 15, 2015

Aug. 29, 2015 is the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. GW experts are available to discuss.

GW Experts on Voting Rights Act, Then and Now

July 09, 2015

Aug. 6 marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Comprehensive List of GW Experts for Remaining US Supreme Court Cases

June 26, 2015

Seven U.S. Supreme Court decisions will be released in the next week; GW has experts on the law and issues of each case.

US Supreme Court Case on King v. Burwell: GW Experts Available

June 25, 2015

GW experts can comment on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ruling.

Charleston Shooting Raises Serious Questions: GW Experts Available To Discuss

June 24, 2015

GW faculty are available to discuss race relations, gun control and the use of the Confederate flag in relation to the shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dr. Vertes holds a silicon wafer containing multiple the REDIchip devices, a new device that can detect ultratrace amounts of ch

Detecting the Undetectable: New Chip Identifies Chemicals in Ultratrace Amounts

June 17, 2015

The REDIchip will be available for commercial purchase beginning July 1.