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Art Therapy: Healing Through Imagery with Heidi Bardot

Heidi Bardot explains how art therapy has shown promise in helping people cope with the repercussions of trauma.

Human Face of Immigration with Daniel Martínez

Daniel Martinez reveals the often tragic personal stories behind the politics of immigration reform.

Chimps Shine Light on Human Parenting with Carson Murray

Carson Murray discusses her observations of wild chimps and how they shed new light on behavior.

Power of Creative Expression with Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Dana Tai Soon Burgess shares his vision of art-as-diplomacy and thoughts on the arts at Columbian College.

East Meets West in Art with Mika Natif

Mika Natif reveals how elements and images from Renaissance Europe found their way into 17th century Islamic art.

On the Cutting Edge of Innovation with Akos Vertes

Akos Vertes discusses his research and his biggest challenge to date: combating biological and chemical threats.


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A professorship endowed by a former student honors the remarkable life of Rabbi Max Tictkin, an iconic Hebrew professor and the face of GW Israel Studies. Read more.

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Ambassador John L. Loeb Jr.

Institute for Religious Freedom Moving Education Programs to the George Washington University with $2.5 Million Gift

January 27, 2016

President George Washington’s legacy as a champion of religious freedom and the acceptance of all faiths will be sustained with a new institute in GW's Columbian College. The university announced that the John L. Loeb Jr. Foundation and the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom have donated $2.5 million to establish the institute at GW.

Stuart Licht

Diamonds From the Sky

January 13, 2016

Chemistry’s Stuart Licht is extracting carbon dioxide from the air and converting it into earth-friendly industrial materials. Can his work help reverse the tide of global warming?

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