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News Releases

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.

Stacked Solar Cell

Scientists Design Solar Cell that Captures Nearly All Energy of Solar Spectrum

July 11, 2017

Scientists have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum.

GW Extremism Tracker - June Update

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

July 06, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 125 to 128, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Study Examines Jihadist Attacks in Europe, North America Related to Islamic State Group since 2014

June 14, 2017

A new report by the George Washington University's Program on Extremism examines all jihadist-motivated terrorist attacks carried out in Europe and North America since the declaration of the Caliphate by the Islamic State group in June 2014.

An excerpt from a leaf of the newly discovered manuscript of “Fath al-bari” at the Suleymaniye Library in Istanbul.

Early Drafts of a Classic Work of Islamic Thought Discovered

June 08, 2017

Two previously unknown versions of “Fath al-Bari,” a classic work that shaped the way Sunni Muslims understand Muhammad’s sayings and practices, were discovered by a researcher from GW.

Credit: GW Program on Extremism

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

June 01, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 122 to 125, according to updated research from GW’s Program on Extremism.

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Making History: The Campaign for GW Surpasses $1 Billion Goal

May 22, 2017

The George Washington University has surpassed its $1 billion fundraising goal for the largest campaign in the university’s history, GW President Steven Knapp and Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell, B.S. ’85, announced Friday.