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Kevin Pelphrey (right) and Chynna Golding (left)

New NIH Grant to Help Researchers Follow Children with Autism Transition to Adulthood

November 01, 2017

A George Washington University-led national collaborative network aimed at improving outcomes for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder will receive more than $11.7 million from the National Institutes of Health over the next five years to help propel innovative research in the field.

Twitter Succeeds In Pushing Out Islamic State Supporters But Shift May Hinder Counterterrorism Effort, New GW Study Finds

October 26, 2017

Although Twitter was once the preferred platform of the Islamic State group, the social network’s counter-extremism policies – including content removal – contributed to a decline in activity by IS supporters. New research from GW’s Program on Extremism indicates the company’s efforts may have been effective, but further analysis suggests IS’s fight on Twitter is far from over.

This artist’s impression shows two tiny but very dense neutron stars at the point at which they merge and explode as a kilonova.

GW Researchers Contribute to Global Effort to Identify Extraordinary Astrophysical Event

October 16, 2017

Three astrophysicists from the George Washington University are part of a global group of scientists who collaborated on identification and study of the first confirmed observation of two merging neutron stars, a so-called kilonova.

No Tricks or Treats: Just Halloween Advice from GW Experts

October 11, 2017

The George Washington University has experts available to provide commentary about Halloween.

GW Extremism Tracker - September Update

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

October 03, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 133 to 136, according to updated research from GW’s Program on Extremism.

Dr. Arnaud Martin and a team of scientists have found a "painting gene" that influences the pattern and evolution of butterfly w

Scientists Find ‘Painting Gene’ Influences Pattern, Evolution of Butterfly Wings

September 18, 2017

An international team of scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how genetics and evolution work in concert to shape biodiversity by investigating the complex color patterns of butterfly wings.

GW Launches New Tip Sheet on Political Twitter Activity

September 08, 2017

Researchers at the GW launched a new weekly recap of political activity on Twitter.

Is American Democracy Really At Risk? New GW Project Quantifies Threats to System

September 05, 2017

Among a steady stream of political hyperbole from both the Trump administration and its detractors, a new GW faculty project seeks to measure and quantify whether the current political climate, including the presidency of Donald J. Trump, actually threatens American democratic institutions.

GW Extremism Tracker - August Update

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

September 01, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 131 to 133, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Severe Weather Experts

August 31, 2017

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on various topics relating to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the effects of Hurricane Irma.

Luisa Cevese working on Spread Threads mat.

Sustainability in Fashion, Textiles on View in New Exhibition Featuring Innovative Designers at the GW Museum and Textile Museum

August 31, 2017

Textile and apparel manufacturing is one of the most polluting industries in the world, and a new exhibition at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will explore the work of three innovative designers focused on sustainability and reducing waste in the design process.

New GW Battleground Poll Finds Widespread Public Concern About President Trump’s Behavior

August 24, 2017

There is widespread national concern about President Donald Trump’s public discourse and behavior, according to the latest GW Battleground Poll.

Defense Writers Group Moves to GW, Joins New Project for Media and National Security

August 21, 2017

The Defense Writers Group, an association of defense and national security correspondents with 50 member news organizations from around the globe, will move to GW and become part of the new Project for Media and National Security.

GW Extremism Tracker - July Update

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

August 01, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 128 to 131, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.