Media Contacts

Office of Media Relations
2121 Eye St., NW
Rice Hall 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20052

Phone: 202-994-6460
Fax: 202-994-9025


District Entrepreneurs Compete at GW to Create New Economic Ventures While Addressing Global Climate Change

October 31, 2016

Dozens of social entrepreneurs gathered at the George Washington University School of Business to tackle complex climate and waste management issues as part of the international Climathon.

Into the Gray Zone: New Report Analyzes Potential of Active Defense as a Response to Sophisticated Cyber Threats in the Private Sector

October 31, 2016

The report is the most comprehensive assessment to date of the legal, policy and technological contexts that surround private sector cybersecurity and active defense measures to improve U.S. responses to evolving threats.

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and founder of Grameen Bank

Muhammad Yunus Awarded George Washington University President’s Medal

October 26, 2016

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh who created a model for combating poverty through microlending, was awarded the George Washington University President’s Medal, the highest honor the university’s president can bestow.

Churchill center

George Washington University’s National Churchill Library and Center Opens at Gelman Library

October 26, 2016

Kurie Fitzgerald:, 202-994-6461
Brett Zongker:

New GW Battleground Poll: Clinton Begins to Pull Away from Trump, and Voters Think She’ll Win

October 17, 2016

Hillary Clinton is beginning to pull away from Donald Trump in the presidential race, according to the latest GW Battleground Poll.

Char Beales, B.A. '73; Frank Sesno, director, School of Media and Public Affairs; GW President Steven Knapp; and Howard Beales

$3.2 Million Endowed Fund to Support Accountability in Journalism at GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs

October 03, 2016

Recognizing the changing landscape of journalism, George Washington University alumna Char Beales, B.A. ’73, and her husband Howard Beales, professor in the GW School of Business, have pledged a $3.2 million gift to the GW School of Media and Public Affairs.

GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 104 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

September 30, 2016

The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 102 to 104, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.


Contemporary Textile Art Curator Joins the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

September 27, 2016

Kurie Fitzgerald:, 202-994-6461
Brett Zongker:

Message From George Washington University Provost Forrest Maltzman Regarding Basketball

September 17, 2016

Effective today, Mike Lonergan is no longer the Head Men's Basketball Coach of the George Washington University.

“Performing Indonesia” Celebrates the Music, Dance, Theater and Fashion of the Island Nation Sept. 10–Nov. 19

September 14, 2016

“Performing Indonesia,” copresented by the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M.

Image of textile found in Huaca, Peru

Researchers Identify Oldest Textile Dyed Indigo, Reflecting Scientific Knowledge From 6,200 Years Ago

September 14, 2016

The findings pre-date the artifact previously thought to be the oldest textile by 1800 years.

Sport and Spectacle: GW Experts Available to Discuss NFL Opening Weekend

September 09, 2016

The National Football League opened its 2016-17 season on Sept. 8. On and off the field, the league touches a wide variety of newsworthy issues. GW faculty can talk about money, management and muscle issues linked to the gridiron.

'The Young Turks on Fusion' Broadcasts Live From the George Washington University on September 19 at 8PM E.T.

'The Young Turks on Fusion' Broadcasts Live From the George Washington University on September 19 at 8PM E.T.

September 07, 2016

“The Young Turks on Fusion” will broadcast live from the George Washington University on September 19, 2016.

New GW Battleground Poll: Presidential Race Neck and Neck, Voters’ Support is Reluctant

September 07, 2016

The race for president has tightened considerably, according to the latest GW Battleground Poll.