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Voters Closely Watching Issues Where They Disapprove of Trump, According to New GW Battleground Poll

March 12, 2018

Voters are paying close attention to several policy areas where they disapprove of President Donald Trump's approach, according to the latest GW Battleground Poll.

'Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat' Celebrates the Artistic Innovation of 19th-Century Uzbekistan

March 08, 2018

"Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat," at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, will explore the art of dyeing known in Central Asia as abrband, or binding the clouds. The exhibition, which features artworks recently donated to the museum, opens Saturday, March 10, and will be on view through July 9.

A 2018 SJT Scholarship recipient

10 District High School Students Earn a Full-Ride College Scholarship to the George Washington University

March 07, 2018

Hard work and determination paid off for ten academically talented District of Columbia high school students today when GW President Thomas LeBlanc hand-delivered acceptance letters and full-ride scholarships to students across the city.

GW Extremism Tracker - February Update

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

March 06, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 157 to 159, according to updated research from GW’s Program on Extremism.

GW Experts Available to Discuss Women’s History Month

March 06, 2018

The George Washington University has leading faculty members available for interviews about Women’s History Month.

President of the National Academy of Sciences Marcia McNutt and three-time Olympic medalist and GW alumna Elana Meyers Taylor

National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt Will Deliver Commencement Address at the George Washington University

March 05, 2018

President of the National Academy of Sciences and renowned geophysicist Marcia McNutt will deliver the George Washington University’s 2018 Commencement address before an audience of about 25,000 graduates, friends and family members May 20 on the National Mall.

Festival jacket, China, Guizhou Province, Taijiang County, Miao people, 20th century

New Exhibition at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Celebrates Minority Cultures in Southwest China

February 22, 2018

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will highlight the diverse cultures of minority peoples in China’s Guizhou province with the new exhibition “Vanishing Traditions: Textiles and Treasures from Southwest China.”

Modern humans (left) have brains that are more than three times larger than our closest living relatives, chimpanzees (right)

Brain size of human ancestors evolved gradually over 3 million years

February 22, 2018

Modern humans have brains that are more than three times larger than our closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos. Scientists don’t agree on when and how this dramatic increase took place, but new analysis of 94 hominin fossils shows that average brain size increased gradually and consistently over the past three million years.

Multiyear Investigation Uncovers 64 American Jihadists in Syria and Iraq

February 06, 2018

GW’s Program on Extremism released a study today identifying 64 Americans who traveled to Syria and Iraq to join jihadist groups. The report, “The Travelers: American Jihadists in Syria and Iraq,” represents the most comprehensive, publicly available accounting of this phenomenon to date.

GW Experts Available to Comment on Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JP Morgan Chase Health Care Company

February 05, 2018

The George Washington University has experts available to discuss various aspects of the announcement that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase will join forces to create a new health care company.

GW Extremism Tracker - January 2018

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

February 02, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 153 to 157, according to updated research from GW's Program on Extremism.

GW Extremism Tracker - December Update

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

January 08, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 147 to 153, according to updated research from GW’s Program on Extremism.

Regional Tech Start-up Teams Eligible to Receive $25K Grants from GW’s AccelerateDC Program

January 03, 2018

GW's new AccelerateDC program is searching for non-university affiliated start-up research teams from the Mid-Atlantic region who are seeking support and funding for their commercialization efforts.

GW Extremism Tracker - November Update

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

December 04, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 144 to 147, according to updated research from GW’s Program on Extremism.