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Media Tip Sheet: Seattle Public Schools Sue Tech Giants over Social Media Harm

Seattle Public Schools is suing the tech giants behind TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, SnapChat, and YouTube, calling it “the first step towards holding social media companies accountable for the harm...

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COVID-19 During Pregnancy Ramps up Serious Health Risks

Pregnant women who are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 face a 7 times increased risk of dying and a significantly elevated risk of being admitted to an intensive care unit

University Statement - January 12, 2023

The George Washington University strongly condemns antisemitism and hatred, discrimination and bias in all forms.

David Karpf

GW Expert Discusses the Future of Generative AI

The creative capacity of artificial intelligence is rapidly improving, to the awe of millions of users and the dismay of artists and school administrators.

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Research News Alert: Sudden Spin-down Event Illuminates Magnetar Mystery

A new paper published in Nature Astronomy is shedding light on magnetars, whose attributes remain poorly understood.

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Media Tip Sheet: GW Experts Say Hold the Gun Industry Accountable for Violence

Today the Supreme Court said it will allow New York to enforce restrictions on carrying concealed weapons while legal challenges to the case continue.

Susan Ariel Aaronson

Media Tip Sheet: GW Expert Available to Discuss Summit of North American Leaders

Two days of talks between the leaders of North America in Mexico ended on a positive note during the meeting of President Joe Biden and Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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Media Tip Sheet: GW Expert Available to Discuss Rise in Diabetes Among Youth

New research projects a sharp increase in diabetes among US youth by the year 2060.

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Media Tip Sheet: Returning to Work Plays Important Role in Revitalizing Downtowns

Despite more and more companies issuing return to work mandates, many employees are still working from home and some experts worry how those policies are impacting urban economies.

Media Tip Sheet: University of Idaho Murder Suspect Arrest

Traces of DNA on a knife sheath in Idaho and household trash in Pennsylvania led authorities to nab Bryan Kohberger for the murder of four Idaho students.