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News Releases

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‘Spiked: The Unpublished Political Cartoons of Rob Rogers’ Opens at the GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design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The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University opened “Spiked: The Unpublished Political Cartoons of Rob Rogers” July 18.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

Washington Color School Artists Featured in Inaugural Exhibition at Luther W. Brady Art Gallery’s New Location at GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

June 19, 2018

This week the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery moves to its new home in the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design’s Flagg Building on the campus of the George Washington University. Since opening more than 15 years ago in the university’s Media and Public Affairs Building, the Brady Art Gallery raised the profile of the arts on the GW campus, hosting exhibitions that feature the work of renowned artists such as Howard Hodgkin, Jules Olitski and Utagawa Hiroshige.

Voters Poised for Large Midterm Turnout, Opposed to Drastic Policy Actions by President Trump, According to New GW Poll

June 13, 2018

Americans are overwhelmingly engaged in the upcoming 2018 congressional elections, and are poised to split with the president on a number of high-profile policy issues. In the inaugural edition of the GW Politics Poll more than three-quarters (78 percent) of registered voters said they definitely will vote in the November general elections; another 15 percent said they probably will. Only 2 percent said they would definitely not vote.

'Why not take a risk' attitude widespread among patients and providers, GW study finds

May 31, 2018

A new study led by David Broniatowski, an assistant professor in the George Washington University's department of engineering management and systems engineering, finds the "Why not take a risk?" mentality is widespread among patients and medical care providers.

M.L. “Cissy” Petty, inaugural dean of the student experience

GW Names Inaugural Dean of the Student Experience

May 24, 2018

The George Washington University named on Thursday M.L. “Cissy” Petty as the inaugural dean of the student experience, a position she will start in mid to late July as the university continues preparations for the fall 2018 semester.

Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences

George Washington University Graduates 6,000 Students in Only Commencement Held on the National Mall

May 20, 2018

The president of the National Academy of Sciences Marcia McNutt delivered a keynote speech and 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students received degrees Sunday at the George Washington University Commencement on the National Mall.

Jennifer Steinkamp’s “Loop.”

GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Acquires Works of Art from Former Corcoran Gallery Collection

May 14, 2018

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University acquired hundreds of pieces from the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s permanent collection, laying the foundation for a research collection that will have significant pedagogical value to Corcoran students and also be accessible to the GW community as well as the public.

Fighting Black Lung and Hidden Shipborne Viruses, Protecting Civilians and Vulnerable Children: Federal Leaders, Researchers and Legal Enforcers Win Arthur S. Flemming Awards

April 30, 2018

Winners of this year’s Arthur S. Flemming Awards saved the federal government billions of dollars in waste and inefficiency, and saved hundred of lives through better policies and practices. Winners included early-career federal officials who enforce laws to protect miners from black lung, develop new ways of prosecuting child predators, fight corporations that commit environmental offenses, and promote American manufacturing abroad.

Microscopic view of carbon nanotubes created from carbon dioxide using the C2CNT process

Research Team from George Washington University Advances to Final Round of NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

April 09, 2018

Stuart Licht, a chemistry professor at the George Washington University, and his team of researchers are among the finalists announced today in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition.

GW Extremism Tracker - March 2018

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

April 06, 2018

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 159 to 160, according to updated research from the GW Program on Extremism.

GW Experts Available During Autism Awareness Month

April 04, 2018

About one in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder, according to estimates from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts from the George Washington University are available for comment throughout April’s National Autism Awareness Month.

Mark Plotkin Donates Papers to the George Washington University’s Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library

March 30, 2018

Washington politics commentator and political history expert Mark Plotkin donated his personal collection of commentaries, essays and other works from his more than three-decade career to the Special Collections Research Center of the Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library at the George Washington University.

Alexander Hamilton and Vintage Washington Postcards Explored in New Exhibitions at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

March 29, 2018

Two exhibitions opening Saturday at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will showcase historical ephemera from the late 18th century through today.