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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.

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Detecting the Undetectable: New Chip Identifies Chemicals in Ultratrace Amounts

June 17, 2015

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

The George Washington University Establishes Program on Extremism

June 16, 2015

The new program will be led by Lorenzo Vidino.

Anniversary of First Successful Atomic Bomb Testing: GW Experts Available to Comment

June 11, 2015

The first atomic bomb was successfully tested on July 16, 1945 (Trinity test) and used against the enemy on Aug. 6, 1945 (Hiroshima) and Aug. 9, 1945 (Nagasaki). Experts from the George Washington University are available for comment.

Alumnus’ $7 Million Gift to GW Opens the Door for High-Achieving Students Committed to Leadership and Service Within the Hispanic Community

June 09, 2015

George Washington University alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, B.A. ’94, and his wife, Jacki, have donated $7 million to create the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute.

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The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Announces Sale of S Street Buildings

May 29, 2015

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum along with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced Monday that The Textile Museum has sold its historic 2320-2330 S St., NW, property in the Kalorama neighborhood, for $19 million, to a private owner.