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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...

Sep 26, 2014, 08:15 ET
HydroSense, a team of students from the University of Washington, won the 2009 Environmental Innovation Challenge with a water-usage monitoring technology. HydroSense was acquired by Belkin in 2010. (PRNewsFoto/Michael Foster Schl of Business)

Innovation takes flight as Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition at University of Washington

 Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental...

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 24, 2014, 16:56 ET

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Announces Online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Degree

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) today announced the launch of a new, fully online...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:11 ET
@WashULaw students in front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (PRNewsFoto/Washington Univ. in St. Louis)

Washington University School of Law Brings non-U.S.-Trained Lawyers Together for a High-Impact Learning Experience in the U.S.

 Washington University in St. Louis School of Law recently welcomed students enrolled in its online Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law program...

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...

May 23, 2014, 09:15 ET

Working flextime? According to new research, bosses prefer early birds to night owls

In a new study of flexible work policies, researchers at the University of Washington Foster School of Business have found that people who elect to...

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...

Mar 03, 2014, 17:25 ET
Trang Tran is a co-founder of Fargreen, a social enterprise using technology to convert rice straw waste into a product that can be used for mushroom farming. Fargreen won the grand prize at the University of Washington's Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition. (PRNewsFoto/The University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business)

Innovative mushroom farming in Vietnam wins the day at University of Washington social entrepreneurship competition

Fargreen, a social enterprise using technology to convert rice straw waste into a product that can be used for mushroom farming, edged out five...

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...

Jan 28, 2014, 09:00 ET

Voters Want Policy Details, Not Inspirational State of the Union Address, Shows George Washington University Battleground Poll

Majority of Voters plan to watch State of the Union Two-thirds (65 percent) of American voters say they likely will watch President Barack...

Jan 21, 2014, 08:27 ET

GW to Release Latest Battleground Poll Jan. 22

The George Washington University will release its latest Battleground Poll at an on-campus event Wednesday. The bipartisan survey, conducted by...