Multimedia Videos

Why are humans so good at throwing?

Neil Roach and his colleagues’ findings, which are featured on the cover of the June 27 issue of the influential science journal Nature, concluded that during a throw the human shoulder stores and releases energy like a slingshot.

Environmental Resource Policy At George Washington University

The Environmental Resource Policy (ENRP) Program at GW offers a multidisciplinary approach to environmental and sustainability studies. The Master of Arts program prepares students to enter environmental policy careers in government, non-profit organizations, the private sector, and environmental advocacy groups.

Constitution Day at The Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens

In honor of Constitution Day, GW students enrolled in the history course, Revolutionary America, took a field trip to the Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens to view George Washington's personal copy of the Acts of Congress.

Columbian College Celebration 2012 Speeches

Speeches from the 2012 Columbian College Celebration: Peg Barratt | David Rain | Heidi Bardot | Heather Dingwall | Maria Crossman | Megan Buonaiuto | Sarah Stierch

GW Organizational Science Master's Programs

An informative video about the Organizational Science department's Master's program opportunities.

GW Faculty Honors: Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize

Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Faculty Prizes were awarded to Eric Cline, Chet Sherwood and Christopher Deering.

GW Expert Series: Cynthia Dowd

This series of video advertisements has been designed to highlight the exciting and innovative work of GW researchers here in the DC metro area. In this video, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Cynthia Dowd, spotlights her research in tuberculosis.

Dean Barratt Completes First Marathon

Dean Peg Barratt completed the Marine Corps Marathon on October 30, 2011. Running as part of the GW Cancer Institute's team, Barratt came in 17th of the nearly 100 in her age group. It was her first marathon.

Science and Engineering Hall

A new eight-story, 400,000-square-foot anchor of learning and discovery is being built to better accommodate the biological and physical sciences, as well as the engineering and applied sciences. Slated to open in early 2015, Science and Engineering Hall promises to secure GW’s place as the premier scientific research university in the nation’s capital.

Study Reveals Brain Differences Between Humans and Chimpanzees Linked to Aging

Chimpanzees, the closest living relatives to humans, do not experience a decrease in brain volume as they age like humans do, according to a study by George Washington University researcher Chet Sherwood and his colleagues.

Columbian College: Engaging Washington and the World

Columbian College is a magnet for top scholars and a catalyst for the study and advancement of a wide spectrum of artistic, social, and scientific imperatives in the heart of the nation's capital. Established in 1821, the College is the oldest and largest of GW's academic units, encompassing more than 40 departments and programs and numerous research centers and institutes.

Columbian College Celebration 2011

Columbian College graduating students—along with their family and friends—packed the Charles E. Smith Center to be recognized for their high academic achievement.

A Celebration of the Arts at The George Washington University

Discover the diverse culture of arts at GW and learn about the different programs and partnerships GW has in Washington, D.C.

GW Researcher Jonah Choiniere Describes A Newly Discovered Dinosaur "Haplocheirus sollers"

A GW expedition to the Gobi Desert of China enabled researchers to solve the puzzle of how one group of dinosaurs came to look like birds independent of birds. GW researcher Jonah Choiniere published an article in Science describing the newly discovered dinosaur "Haplocheirus sollers," and its special features.

Highlights: Four Press Secretaries visit GW

"Live from the White House: Shaping and Making the News," moderated by School of Media and Public Affairs Director Frank Sesno, featured four former White House Press Secretaries discussing their role of influencing the press' agenda while representing the President of the United States.

GW Professor Discovers New Dinosaur

GW's Ronald B. Weintraub Professor of Biology James Clark talks about his most recent dinosaur find in China.

GW Professor Tara Sinclair Discusses the 2010 World Economic Forum

Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs Tara Sinclair discusses how to rethink, redesign, and rebuild the economy to prevent future crisis.

Beyond the Classroom: Lindsey Pitman

GW graduate student, Lindsey Pitman, describes a day-in-the-life of her Federal Work Study at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in the Insect Zoo and Butterfly Pavilion.


Student dancers from the GW Department of Theatre & Dance performed in the Spring 2011 DanceWorks.