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News Releases

Thomas LeBlanc, 17th President of the George Washington University

Thomas LeBlanc Named 17th President of the George Washington University

January 06, 2017

The board of trustees of the George Washington University today unanimously approved the appointment of

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 111 to 113.

GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 113 People with Offenses Related to the Islamic State Group Since March 2014

January 05, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 111 to 113, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

3D reconstruction of a modern human cranium showing the teeth and endocranial cast

New study finds evolution of brain and tooth size were not linked in humans

January 02, 2017

The finding suggests that our brains and teeth did not evolve in lock step and were likely influenced by different ecological and behavioral factors.

No Teeth? No Problem. Dinosaur Species Had Teeth as Babies, Lost Them as They Grew

December 22, 2016

Researchers have discovered that a species of dinosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, lost its teeth in adolescence and did not grow another set as adults.

Inauguration Experts Available from GW

December 15, 2016

The George Washington University has expert faculty members available for interviews to discuss the history and symbolism of the U.S. presidency and presidential inaugurations, as well as the logistics and security involved with such large-scale events.

Study Finds Ideology as Important an Inspiration to American Jihadists as Affiliation With Islamic State Group

December 06, 2016

A new study from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism found that American jihadists continue to draw inspiration from a variety of groups other than the Islamic State group (IS).

New GW Battleground Poll: Public Opinion of Trump Improves; Voters Don’t Think He’ll Build a Wall at Mexican Border

December 06, 2016

Donald Trump’s public image has notably improved since winning the presidency in November, according to the latest GW Battleground Poll.

The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 109 to 111, according to updated

GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 111 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

December 01, 2016

The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 109 to 111, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

Study Finds Female American Jihadists Share Many of the Same Roles as Their Male Counterparts

December 01, 2016

A first-of-its-kind study examining the roles of American jihadi women found a steep increase in women’s participation in terrorist activity in the last five years.

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 gwmedia@gwu.edu.

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.