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News Releases

Artist representation of the hypernova

Detailed Early Observations of a Nearby Supernova and Associated Jet Cocoon Provide New Insights about Gamma-ray Bursts

January 17, 2019

Through the detailed observation of a rare, nearby hypernova, an international team of researchers including Chryssa Kouveliotou, a professor of physics at the George Washington University, discovered the missing link connecting hypernovae to GRBs in the form of a hot cocoon around the jets of matter expelled by the central engine as these spread through the outer layers of the progenitor star.

GW Poll Finds Deep, Lasting Partisan Splits on Immigration, Investigating President Trump

January 15, 2019

Differences in Democratic and Republican voter priorities suggest Congress will continue to be fractured. A new edition of the GW Politics Poll found contrasting top priorities for each party and deep partisan division on the importance of many issues, highlighting the difficulty of reopening the government if action depends on a bipartisan immigration compromise. The poll also provided a first look at the field of 2020 Democratic presidential prospects.

Researchers Discover New Evidence of Superconductivity at Near Room Temperature

January 14, 2019

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GW Extremism Tracker - December 2018

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

January 11, 2019

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 170, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

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Human Brain Allocates Attention Based on Known Size of Objects

January 07, 2019

Researchers at the George Washington University gained important insights into how the human brain processes information and allocates attention. Their study, “Attention Scales According to Inferred Real-World Object Size,” shows people pay attention to objects based on their real-world size, rather than how they are perceived by the eye.

GW Extremism Tracker: New November Data for Offenses Related to the Islamic State Group

December 10, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 remained at 168, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Despite Significant Increases in Telehealth Participation, Underserved Populations Still Use Telehealth Options Least

December 03, 2018

Despite a substantial increase in the overall use of telehealth services, underserved populations continue to use telehealth options least, according to a new study by the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute.

Despite Months of Political Tumult, Voters Steady Heading into Election Day

November 05, 2018

Despite a variety of high-visibility political issues on the national stage throughout the last few months, voters’ views of most notable political figures, the parties and the issues have remained incredibly steady leading up to the midterm elections according to a new edition of the GW Politics Poll.

GW Extremism Tracker - Oct. 2018 Update

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

November 02, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 168, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Researchers Find No Progress in Media Representation of Nurses Over Last 20 Years

October 12, 2018

A replication of the 1997 “Woodhull Study on Nursing and the Media,” led by the George Washington University School of Nursing’s Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, found nurses continue to be underrepresented as sources in heath news stories despite their increasing levels of education and expertise.

Cotsen and GW gift signing ceremony

Cotsen Textile Collections Find New Home at The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 11, 2018

The George Washington University announced today it will receive a $18.4 million gift combining more than 4,000 textiles and an endowment and equipment to support the textile collections assembled by the late Lloyd Cotsen, former chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Neutrogena Corporation

‘Faig Ahmed: Nonvisual Language’ Opens at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 04, 2018

An exhibition opening Saturday at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will introduce the creative sources that inspired the latest artwork by acclaimed Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed.

The New York Times and GW Program on Extremism Announce ‘ISIS Files’ Research Partnership

September 10, 2018

The Program on Extremism at GW and The New York Times announced a research partnership that will enable GW to create the virtual public archive of the newspaper’s “ISIS Files,” roughly 15,000 pages of internal Islamic State group documents retrieved in Iraq by a team of Times reporters led by foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi.

GW Extremism Tracker - August Update

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

September 06, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 166, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Kilim, Central Anatolia, mid-19th century

‘A Nomad’s Art: Kilims of Anatolia’ Debuts at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

August 30, 2018

An exhibition opening Saturday at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will demonstrate the artistic achievements of women who lived a now-vanished nomadic lifestyle that flourished for centuries in Anatolia.