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GW's Kathy Hessler

GW Expert Available: Churchill Downs Ceases Horse Racing

Over the course of five weeks, 12 thoroughbred horses stabled at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky have died.

Joe Cordes

Media Tip Sheet: What’s the Point of the Debt Ceiling Anyway?

The U.S. has staved off an economic calamity after President Biden signed a bill lifting the debt ceiling for two years in exchange for spending cuts.

U.S. Capitol Building

Media Tip Sheet: Debt Deal Passes Congress

The bill lifting the debt ceiling for two years in exchange for spending cuts passed the Senate last night.

Donna Attanasio

Media Tip Sheet: California's Utility Law and Energy Efficiency

The state of California has passed a law requiring its utilities companies to charge customers based on both how much electricity they use, and

Ship in a sea full of ice

Media Tip Sheet: Climate Change Heats Up Competition in the Arctic

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Oslo today, where he announced the U.S. will open its northernmost diplomatic station in the Norwegian Arctic town of Tromsoe.

Tiny Video Capsule Shows Promise as an Alternative to Endoscopy

Tiny Video Capsule Shows Promise as an Alternative to Endoscopy

According to a first-of-its-kind research study at GW, physicians can remotely drive a miniature video capsule to all regions of the stomach to visualize and photograph potential problem areas.

Luther Brady Art Gallery

Luther W. Brady Estate Bestows Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection to George Washington University

The donated works will go on display at GW’s Luther W. Brady Art Gallery in September 2023.

water bottle garbage laying on a beach

Media Tip Sheet: UN Committee Meets This Week on Treaty to End Global Plastic Pollution

Talks are underway this week to create a global treaty that would bring an end to plastic pollution.

 This is a colorized transmission electron microscopic image of mpox virus particles (orange), which were found within an infected cell

Media Tip Sheet: Public Health Officials Warn of Potential Surge of Mpox this Summer

As Gay Pride celebrations and the summer party season gears up, public health officials are warning about a potential surge in mpox cases.

Media Tip Sheet: Debt Deal House Vote

The House is slated to vote today on a plan brokered by President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy to lift the debt ceiling for the next two years.