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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...

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...