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GW Announces Institute for African Studies

July 11, 2016

GW announced the launch of an institute focused on the major issues confronting the global community in Africa, one of the fastest economic growth regions in the world. The Institute for African Studies is led by inaugural director Roy R. Grinker, professor of anthropology and international affairs.

New Grant from Department of Education Will Support 45 Teachers to Advance Their Careers in High-Needs Disability Education

July 11, 2016

New grant from the Department of Education to help the Graduate School of Education and Human Development support high-needs disability educators.

Dallas Ambush: GW Experts on Mass Shootings, Police and Viral Videos Available to Comment

July 08, 2016

GW experts can talk about the Dallas ambush from a variety of perspectives

Rio 2016: GW Experts on Olympic Games, Brazilian Politics, Zika and More

July 06, 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics are Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. Professors at GW are experts on all facets of the Olympic Games.

Costas Solomou, dean of admissions, the George Washington University

GW Announces New Dean of Admissions

July 01, 2016

The George Washington University has named Costas Solomou, well-known for his management skills and using a data-driven approach for recruitment, as the new dean of undergraduate admissions.

US Officials Charged 91 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

June 30, 2016

This is the latest in a series of monthly reporters from the GW Program on Extremism.

UK Leaving European Union: GW Experts Available

June 24, 2016

Experts from the George Washington University can discuss the effects of the "Brexit" and how the result came to be.

Orlando Shooting: GW Experts on Terrorism, Extremism and LGBT History Available to Comment

June 12, 2016

GW experts are available to discuss terrorism, extremism, the process of radicalization and Americans who are inspired by ISIS.

Metro SafeTrack: GW Experts

June 08, 2016

Metro is beginning its SafeTrack maintenance program this month. GW experts are available to discuss the science of arcing insulators and the effects of SafeTrack on mobility, neighborhoods and the metropolitan area’s economy and population.

GW President Steven Knapp

GW President Steven Knapp Announces Final Year

June 07, 2016

George Washington President Steven Knapp announced that he will not seek to renew his contract as president when it expires at the end of July 2017.

US Officials Charged 88 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

June 02, 2016

The monthly report is part of the Program on Extremism's efforts to track ISIS-related activity in the U.S.

Avenir Foundation Conservation and Collections Resource Center

Major Gift Provides State-of-the-Art Equipment, New Name for the GW Museum and The Textile Museum’s Collections and Conservation Center in Virginia

May 26, 2016

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum received a $5 million gift to enhance conservation.

GW Experts for President’s Vietnam-Japan Trip

May 18, 2016

President Barack Obama will travel to Vietnam and Japan on May 21-28. He will be the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, the site of the first use of an American atomic bomb. Experts from GW are available for interviews on historical and contemporary issues surrounding each nation and the U.S.’s relationship with them.

U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey delivers the George Washington University’s commencement address Sunday, May 15 on the Na

U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker Encourages George Washington University Graduates to ‘Stay Faithful’

May 15, 2016

U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker delivered the George Washington University’s commencement address.