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GW Extremism Tracker: Four New Individual Identified in April for Offenses Related to the Islamic State Group

May 13, 2019

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 182, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism. The research, released Monday, names four individual identified in April.

Clean-Water Enforcer, Swine Flu Researcher, SEAL Diving Physiologist Among Winners of Arthur S. Flemming Awards

May 09, 2019

Government employees in the beginning and middle stages of their federal careers lead research on semiconductors, protecting agriculture with satellites, simplifying government reports, cracking down on coal companies’ water pollution and finding new ways to research swine flu. These efforts were among those earning Arthur S. Flemming Awards this year.

GW’s Gelman Library Receives Papers of Public Diplomacy Pioneer Walter R. Roberts

May 03, 2019

The Special Collections Research Center at GW’s Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library received a collection of correspondence and other documents from the family and friends of Walter R. Roberts, a pioneer in the field of U.S. public diplomacy.

George Washington University Leaders to Discuss Education and Technology at eMerge Americas

April 26, 2019

George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc and other members of the GW community will talk about the future of higher education and its intersection with technology and other topics at the eMerge Americas Conference, the premier technology event that links Latin America to the rest of the world.

NEXT 2019

GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Celebrates the ‘NEXT’ Generation of Artists at Annual Exhibition

April 25, 2019

Burgeoning Corcoran artists will present projects focused on the cultures that define them, exploring current themes such as the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, harassment on the D.C. metro and family history. This year the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design will celebrate “NEXT” with an opening reception on April 25; the exhibition will be on display today through May 20. Students at the Corcoran have exhibited their final thesis projects shortly before graduation for more than 30 years. In 2011, the exhibition came to be known as “NEXT” in a nod to the public to seeing “what’s next” in contemporary art from fresh perspectives.

GW Extremism Tracker: One New Individual Identified in March for Offenses Related to the Islamic State Group

April 09, 2019

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 178, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie Named George Washington University’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie Named George Washington University’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

March 27, 2019

Savannah Guthrie, co-anchor of NBC News’ TODAY, will deliver the GW Commencement address May 19 on the National Mall.

Astrobatrachus kurichiyana, also known as the Starry Dwarf Frog

New Species of Frog Sheds Light on Major Biodiversity Hotspot in Southern India

March 12, 2019

An expedition to an isolated hill range located in Southern India along one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world led to the discovery of a new, ancient lineage of frog endemic to the area, according to a study published today in the journal PeerJ.

GW Extremism Tracker: Seven New Individuals Identified in January for Offenses Related to the Islamic State Group

February 13, 2019

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 177, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Platelet decoys, unlike normal platelets, are not activated by collagen fibers, making them an attractive option

Researchers Develop Reversible, Drug-Free Antiplatelet Therapy to Fight Dangerous Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

February 13, 2019

A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the risk of blood clots and potentially prevent cancer metastasis, according to a study published today in Science Translational Medicine.

Rockwell’s ‘Four Freedoms’ Paintings on Display Blocks from the White House at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

February 13, 2019

Seventy-eight years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous State of the Union address inspired artist Norman Rockwell to create his iconic “Four Freedoms” series of paintings, the works of art will be on display in the nation’s capital as part of a seven-city international tour.

OPEN: An Installation by Robin Bell

Guerilla Projectionist and Artist Robin Bell Opens Show Next to White House

February 08, 2019

Robin Bell made a name for himself as the artist projecting social commentary on well-known venues in the Washington area; including phrases targeting President Donald Trump on the facade of the Trump International Hotel and fossil fuel awareness on the American Petroleum Institute.

Artist representation of the hypernova

Detailed Early Observations of a Nearby Supernova and Associated Jet Cocoon Provide New Insights about Gamma-ray Bursts

January 17, 2019

Through the detailed observation of a rare, nearby hypernova, an international team of researchers including Chryssa Kouveliotou, a professor of physics at the George Washington University, discovered the missing link connecting hypernovae to GRBs in the form of a hot cocoon around the jets of matter expelled by the central engine as these spread through the outer layers of the progenitor star.

GW Poll Finds Deep, Lasting Partisan Splits on Immigration, Investigating President Trump

January 15, 2019

Differences in Democratic and Republican voter priorities suggest Congress will continue to be fractured. A new edition of the GW Politics Poll found contrasting top priorities for each party and deep partisan division on the importance of many issues, highlighting the difficulty of reopening the government if action depends on a bipartisan immigration compromise. The poll also provided a first look at the field of 2020 Democratic presidential prospects.

Researchers Discover New Evidence of Superconductivity at Near Room Temperature

January 14, 2019

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