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The George Washington University saw a 33% increase in first-year enrolled students from underrepresented minority groups

The George Washington University’s New Test Optional Policy Helped Shape a More Diverse Freshman Class

November 21, 2016

A summer of 2015 decision to not require SAT or ACT scores for most students applying for admission at the George Washington University for fall 2016 has led to the most diverse freshman class in the university’s history.

Holiday Shopping: GW Experts Available

November 16, 2016

Retailers nationwide are gearing up for peak shopping season as Black Friday approaches. Experts from GW are available to comment for stories about the marketing, advertising and marquee products that will all be on display at the start of this year’s holiday shopping season.

Holiday Health: GW Experts on Weight Gain, New Year’s Resolutions and the Holiday Blues Available to Comment

November 16, 2016

To schedule interviews, contact GW Media Relations at 202-994-6460 or [email protected].

When children with ASD receive oxytocin nasal spray, they show more activation in the posterior STS (a region of  the brain resp

Two New Tools to Enhance Effectiveness of Behavioral Therapy in Children with Autism

November 15, 2016

In two scientific papers published Tuesday, researchers identified two approaches that have the potential to help a large number of children with autism spectrum disorder through behavioral therapy.

Study Finds 1 in 3 Student Loan Holders with Payments Due Are Late With Payments and More Than Half Regret Their Borrowing

November 14, 2016

Nearly half of young Americans start their working lives with student debt, and 43 million Americans carry student loans. A new study by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the GW School of Business found that many borrowers are struggling to make student loan payments and regret their borrowing.

A gift from the Mayberg Foundation funded the creation of the new Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership, which is h

GW to Establish New Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership

November 10, 2016

The George Washington University has launched a new center focused on Jewish education and professional leadership.

Chimpanzee Fathers Bia Their Behavior Toward Their Offspring

New Study: Male Chimpanzees Can Be Players And Good Fathers

November 08, 2016

New research suggests that male chimpanzees are more invested in protecting their own offspring than previously thought.


GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 109 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

November 01, 2016

The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 104 to 109, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

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: [email protected], 202-994-6461
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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.