Knowledge about the real-world size of an object, not its visual size, guides one’s attention, according to a new GW study.
Whether you’re keeping up with politics or longing to escape with a page-turner, BuzzFeed Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05, has your next great read.
Biology’s Scott Powell has traveled the world to capture nature’s most amazing ants in action. Can they teach us a better way to transport people and resources?
A clinical psychology doctoral student reveals that the combined risks of sleep deprivation and depression follow women through pregnancy and into the postpartum period.
Eiko Strader’s socioeconomic study on earning inequality challenges the way we look at immigrants’ impact on the economy.
From disaster relief to disease prevention, students are supporting aid efforts around the world—all with the click of a mouse
It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of Leo Ribuffo, a beloved professor of history in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
Alexander van der Horst’s redesigned capstone course equips physics students with the oral, written and ethical expertise needed to succeed in 21st-century careers.
Kavita Daiya, director of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, discusses the future of the #MeToo movement—its setbacks, next steps and the momentum driving its success
In her mid-30s, Laura Wooster, BA ’97, swung into a career as a trapeze artist. She’s taken her aerial expertise from circus big tops to the White House.
Biology’s Keryn Gedan leads her student researchers into the Eastern Shore marshes of the Chesapeake Bay, where sea level is rising at three times the global average.
People with aphasia can feel like prisoners within their own brains. Malathi Thothathiri and her students are searching for a better understanding of the disorder.
Columbian College welcomed 29 new full-time faculty members this year, strengthening disciplines across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
For a team of GW students, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania was the adventure of a lifetime—and a charitable expedition.