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Feb 05, 2016, 10:00 ET

The George Washington University Names Inaugural Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

The George Washington University on Wednesday announced the selection of Kevin Pelphrey as the inaugural director of the university's Autism and...

Feb 04, 2016, 14:23 ET
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Undergraduate Applications to the George Washington University Rise by More Than 28 Percent

 The George Washington University has received a record number of admissions applications. University admissions officials report applications...

Jan 13, 2016, 15:14 ET

W&L's 26th Mock Convention Feb. 11-13 May Clarify GOP Presidential Race

A college mock political convention that has correctly predicted the actual nominee in 19 of 25 presidential elections since 1908 convenes Feb....

Dec 08, 2015, 09:30 ET

University of Washington Announced as a Final Winner of Head Health Challenge II

 Today, the University of Washington (UW) was named a final winner in the Head Health Challenge II, a collaboration among the NFL, Under...

Oct 07, 2015, 12:44 ET

The George Washington University Hospital Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

 The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized The George Washington...

Oct 01, 2015, 08:52 ET

Estate Planners to Discuss How to Protect Seniors and Plan for the Aging Population at 2015 Estate Planning Seminar

 Near the time of their deaths, two well-known names made the news locally as a result of disputes with family members. The children of radio...

Sep 09, 2015, 07:02 ET

Dan Marsh of Avail Partners Selected for Advisory Board of New University of Washington Cloud Curriculum

 Dan Marsh of Avail Partners (http://availpartners.net), a national technology agency, has been chosen to shape a new University of Washington...

Sep 05, 2015, 12:00 ET
Surrounded by a crowd of 250 faculty, friends and family members, forty UW School of Medicine students training in Spokane as part of the five-state WWAMI program were robed in White Coats during a special ceremony to mark their transition from preclinical to clinical health studies and readiness to interact with patients.  The Friday night event in Spokane was one of six ceremonies held recently by WWAMI partners in Seattle, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho to robe 246 students with white coats.

UW School of Medicine Students Robed with White Coats

Surrounded by a crowd of 250 faculty, friends and family members, forty UW School of Medicine students training in Spokane as part of the...

Sep 01, 2015, 08:35 ET

Estate Planners to Discuss How to Protect Seniors and Plan For the Aging Population at 2015 Estate Planning Seminar

Near the time of their deaths, two well-known names made the news locally as a result of disputes with family members. The children of radio icon...

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...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:00 ET

University of Washington and Tsinghua University create groundbreaking partnership with launch of the Global Innovation Exchange

In pursuit of solutions to some of the biggest global challenges, two of the world's leading research universities, the University of Washington...

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 20, 2015, 08:00 ET
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law's First Graduating Class of Online LL.M. Students at the St. Louis graduation ceremony with Dean Nancy Staudt.

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Graduates its First Class of Online LL.M. Students

 Washington University in St. Louis School of Law graduated its first class of online Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law on Friday, May 15,...

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...

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...