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News Releases

Oldest Pterodactyloid Species Discovered, Named by International Team of Researchers

April 24, 2014

An international research team, including a George Washington University (GW) professor, has discovered and named the earliest and most primitive pterodactyloid—a group of flying reptiles that would go on to become the largest known flying creatures to have ever existed—and established they flew above the earth some 163 million years ago, longer than previously known.

College Affordability: It’s About More Than Tuition Prices

April 14, 2014

Debates surrounding college affordability must not focus solely on sticker prices but consider how much students—with help from their parents—can reasonably pay for their postsecondary education after considering several factors, such as return on their investment over time, writes Sandy Baum, research professor of education policy at the George Washington University, in a paper released today.

Supplement to Help Cancer Patients Increase Sense of Taste Wins $35,000 Seed Money in GW Business Plan Competition

April 11, 2014

A GW student-led team won $35,000 first place prize to patent a safe, zero-calorie supplement designed to enhance taste recognition in cancer patients who suffer from chemotherapy and radiation therapy induced taste alterations.

Pennsylvania School Stabbing: GW Experts Available to Comment

April 09, 2014

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on various aspects of the April 9 Pennsylvania school stabbing.

A Conversation with Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the First Amendment

April 09, 2014

The next edition of the Kalb Report features two Supreme Court Justices offering a rare glimpse behind the gavel and inside one of our nation’s vital branches of government, on April 17.

GW Experts Available to Comment on Unemployment Benefits Debate

April 08, 2014

The George Washington University has experts available to provide context, opinion and analysis on the long-term unemployment benefits debate.

GW Experts Available to Comment on National Autism Awareness Month

April 07, 2014

George Washington University experts are available to provide opinion and analysis on April’s National Autism Awareness Month.

IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings: GW Experts Available to Comment

April 03, 2014

GW has the following experts available to discuss the upcoming International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group spring meetings being held in Washington, D.C. April 11-13

Earthquake in Chile: GW Experts Available to Comment

April 02, 2014

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on the April 1, 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile.

Statement on Student Death

April 01, 2014

The George Washington University is deeply saddened to report that a female student was found deceased in her West Hall residence hall room early this morning on our Mount Vernon Campus.

GW’s Graduate School of Political Management Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Master’s Degree in Advocacy in the Global Environment

April 01, 2014

Continuing a tradition of innovation in the field of applied political education, the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) plans to launch its master’s degree in advocacy in the global environment and graduate certificate in global public relations this fall.

GW President Emeritus Leaves $1.15 Million to the Elliott School of International Affairs

March 28, 2014

GW's Elliott School of International Affairs has received a $1.15 million bequest from The Lloyd H. and Evelyn E. Elliott Charitable Remainder Trust.

GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs New Home of The Washington Quarterly

March 26, 2014

GW's Elliott School of International Affairs will sponsor The Washington Quarterly beginning with the journal’s spring 2014 issue.

Eight D.C. High School Seniors Surprised With Full-Ride Scholarships to the George Washington University

March 25, 2014

GW President Steven Knapp hand-delivered acceptance letters announcing full scholarships for eight students at six local high schools.

Venezuela’s Volatile Demonstrations: GW Experts Available to Comment

March 25, 2014

The George Washington University has experts available to discuss the ongoing, and increasingly volatile, demonstrations against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s government.