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Jul 31, 2015, 16:43 ET
Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto honored by George Washington University for their commitment to the Arts. (l-r) Bennett, GW President Steven Knapp and Benedetto.

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Awarded George Washington University President's Medal

Accomplished painter, singer and humanitarian Tony Bennett and his wife, arts advocate Susan Benedetto, have been awarded the George Washington...

Jun 24, 2015, 06:00 ET
The George Washington University Online High School

George Washington University Online High School Honors 2015 Graduates at In-person ceremony

 The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an online college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, will...

May 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University Celebrates Inaugural MPH@GW Graduating Class

 The Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University welcomed graduates of its online...

May 17, 2015, 18:02 ET
Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers his commencement address to graduates of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges GW Graduates to Find Their North Star

 Members of the George Washington University community gathered Sunday to celebrate the end of the university's 194th academic year. With the...

Mar 21, 2015, 10:47 ET
The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum is located in the Foggy Bottom area of Washington, D.C.

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Opens to the Public

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum welcomed its first visitors today. The newest cultural destination in the nation's...

Mar 04, 2015, 12:00 ET

The George Washington University Opens Science and Engineering Hall, Largest Building of Its Kind in D.C.

The George Washington University on Wednesday formally opened its new Science and Engineering Hall, a $275 million, 500,000-square-foot building...

Feb 26, 2015, 07:21 ET
Carole M. Watson, left, Tim Cook, center, and Anthony S. Fauci will receive honorary degrees at GW's May 17 commencement.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver George Washington University Commencement Address

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the George Washington University's Commencement address before graduates on May 17. He will also be awarded an...

Nov 14, 2014, 10:46 ET

The George Washington University Hospital Community Hosts Trauma Awareness Day, Nov. 18

 The George Washington University Hospital, The GW Medical Faculty Associates and The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will host their...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:22 ET

George Washington University Online High School Welcomes Students for 2014-15 School Year

 George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an independent online private school for students in grades 6-12, will begin the...

Jul 16, 2014, 15:51 ET
The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University Launches First of its Kind Mobile App for MHA@GW Students (PRNewsFoto/2U, Inc.; George Washington U...)

New Mobile App for Health Administration Students

 The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) announced the launch of the first of...

Jun 24, 2014, 04:00 ET

Solar Project to Bring Energy to Three D.C. Institutions

The George Washington University (GW), American University (AU) and the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) announced Tuesday that they...

Jun 23, 2014, 13:27 ET

The George Washington University Launches $1 Billion Philanthropic Campaign

 The George Washington University Friday publicly launched its largest fundraising campaign in the university's nearly 200-year...

May 27, 2014, 15:49 ET

New Dean Announced for the George Washington University School of Business

The George Washington University today announced the selection of Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., as the next dean of the GW School of...

Apr 14, 2014, 10:25 ET

College Affordability: It's About More Than Tuition Prices

 Debates surrounding college affordability must not focus solely on sticker prices but consider how much students—with help from their...

Apr 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

GW's Graduate School of Political Management Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Master's Degree in Advocacy in the Global Environment

Continuing a tradition of innovation in the field of applied political education, the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political...

Mar 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Voters: Economy Too Tough for Middle Class; Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized

 Americans continue to hold pessimistic views about the health of the economy and the overall direction of the nation, shows a new George...

Mar 19, 2014, 17:12 ET

Celebrity Chef José Andrés to Deliver Commencement Address at the George Washington University, May 18

World-renowned chef José Andrés will address graduates of the George Washington University at its Commencement on May 18. The James Beard...

Mar 11, 2014, 04:05 ET

The George Washington University Receives Record-Breaking Gifts

The George Washington University (GW) today announced three gifts totaling $80 million that will address – in collaboration with other...

Jan 28, 2014, 12:31 ET

The George Washington University Receives Up to $14.6 Million to Develop Method to Characterize Biological and Chemical Threats

A team led by a George Washington University (GW) researcher will receive up to $14.6 million over five years from the Defense Advanced Research...

Jan 28, 2014, 11:30 ET

GW Hospital Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Institute Approved

New Alternative for DC Residents Seeking Transplant The George Washington University Hospital is pleased to announce that a...