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Washington, D.C. 20052

Phone: 202-994-6460
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News Releases

Statement Regarding Religious Symbols on Campus

April 27, 2015

The university has not banned nor is it attempting to ban religious symbols.

S&R Foundation, the George Washington University Announce Sale of Fillmore Building

April 21, 2015

S&R Foundation (S&R) and the George Washington University (GW) on Tuesday announced that the university has entered into a contract for S&R to purchase the Fillmore building.

Statement on New Sexual Assault Prevention Training

April 19, 2015

Our strategy has been and will continue to be having a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach to sexual assault awareness education. This summer we will continue this approach with some new enhancements.

Air Force, Department of Justice Employees Among Arthur S. Flemming Award Winners

April 15, 2015

One winner of this year’s Arthur S. Flemming Awards is weaving electronic displays into fabric; another is producing a suit of wearable sensors to monitor the health of U.S. soldiers. These innovators are among the next generation of standout government workers, all with three to 15 years of federal service, who are already achieving remarkable feats. The 66th annual Arthur S. Flemming Awards honors the accomplishments of 12 such federal employees.

The George Washington University Awards More Than $200,000 to Startups

April 15, 2015

More than $200,000 in cash and in-kind prizes were awarded at the Business Plan Competition, April 14.

Marianna Sotomayor is the inaugural recipient of the GW-WHCA Scholarship.

GW Announces Scholarship with White House Correspondents’ Association

April 14, 2015

The George Washington University announced a new scholarship today in partnership with the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA). The scholarship will provide one journalism student each year with a financial award and a seat at the annual WHCA Dinner.

Neha Pathare

GW-Corcoran ‘NEXT’ Exhibition Showcases New Generation of Contemporary Artists

April 08, 2015

The George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design’s inaugural class on April 8 kicked off NEXT, the school’s annual thesis exhibition presentation featuring artistic interpretations of experiences beyond the classroom. The exhibition will be on display through May 18.

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Opens to the Public

March 21, 2015

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum welcomed its first visitors on March 21, 2015.

Coumba Gueye SJT Scholar

Prize Patrol Hits the Road to Fulfill D.C. High School Seniors’ Dreams with Full-Ride Scholarships to the George Washington University

March 18, 2015

The college decision-making process got a little easier for several D.C. high school students when GW President Steven Knapp hand-delivered acceptance letters and full-ride scholarships to nine unsuspecting students.

University Statement Regarding Training for Student Organizations

March 13, 2015

Statement from Vice Provost and Dean of Student Affairs 

Tax Season: GW Experts Available

March 06, 2015

Tax season is well underway, as Americans race against the clock to file personal income taxes before April 15. Forms, exemptions, loopholes and laws – George Washington University has experts on all angles of tax policy and preparation.

SEH exterior photo

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 museum's collections ever displayed.

GW-UTeach Partnership to Prepare STEM Majors to Become Teachers

March 03, 2015

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