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News Releases

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.

New GW Politics Poll Finds Democratic Advantages in Party Support, Issue Positions and Volunteer Activism Held Through the Summer

August 23, 2018

While Americans believe President Donald Trump may be able to sway voters using his Twitter account, a new edition of the GW Politics Poll found a generally unfavorable environment for Republican candidates continues to shape the 2018 midterm elections.

Artist’s reconstruction of important alvarezsaur species

Rare Intermediate Fossils Give Researchers Insight Into Evolution of Bird-Like Dinosaur

August 23, 2018

An international team of researchers discovered a new species of dinosaur, Xiyunykus pengi, during an expedition to Xinjiang, China. The discovery is the latest stemming from a partnership between the George Washington University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Research Finds Bots and Russian Trolls Influenced Vaccine Discussion on Twitter

August 23, 2018

Social media bots and Russian trolls promoted discord and spread false information about vaccines on Twitter, according to new research led by the George Washington University. Using tactics similar to those at work during the 2016 United States presidential election, these Twitter accounts entered into vaccine debates months before election season was underway.

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

August 03, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 164, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

Drawings from Best-selling Book ‘101 Things to Learn in Art School’ Donated to Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

July 19, 2018

Kit White, author of the best-selling book “101 Things to Learn in Art School,” gifted 82 of his original drawings from the book to the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery at the George Washington University in honor of the gallery’s namesake, Luther W. Brady (BA ’46, MD’48). The gallery recently relocated to the historic Flagg Building, home of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

Cartoon by Rob Rogers, formerly of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Spiked: The Unpublished Political Cartoons of Rob Rogers’ Opens at the GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

July 17, 2018

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University opened “Spiked: The Unpublished Political Cartoons of Rob Rogers” July 18.

GW Extremism Tracker - June Update

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

July 11, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased to 162, according to updated research from GW’s Program on Extremism.