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Three-Minute Dash: Students Sprint in Thesis Contest

For PhD candidates, completing their thesis is a culmination of years of grueling research along with hours of stressful dissertation defenses.

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Hearing By Seeing: Lipreading Bridges Conversation Gap

Researchers at the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Science are helping adults with hearing loss through novel approaches to lipreading training.

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Exploring Cosmic Extremes

CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck discusses with Physics Professor Alexander van der Horst his research on the multi-wavelength observations.

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Fantastic Voyage: Physics Student Peers into Protons

Junior Gabriel Grauvogel's Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowship has allowed him to join a research effort that is looking deep inside the proton.

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Will Roe Ruling Challenge Parenting Choice?

In her latest book, History and WGSS professor Sara Matthiesen examines how Roe v. Wade impacted the decision to raise a family.

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Chemistry’s Cahill Elected AAAS Fellow

Christopher Cahill, chair of the CCAS Chemistry Department was elected to the 2021 class of Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows.

Africa's Impact on the African American Experience

Professor of History and International Affairs Nemata Blyden spoke with CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck about the customs and traditions that carried over from Africa.

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Around the World: TSPPPA’s Adams Completes “Mind-Expanding” Journey

Globe-trotting professor joined an ultra-exclusive club as a visitor to all 196 nations on earth.

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Online Parenting Communities Pulled Closer to Extreme Groups

A team of GW researchers led by Professor of Physics Neil Johnson revealed how dangerous misinformation has spread during the pandemic.

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Saving MLK: Alumnus Author Recounts King’s Days of Peril

Just weeks before the presidential election, King’s ordeal was the ultimate “October surprise” for the two candidates, John Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

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Researchers Switch Off Gene to Switch On Ultraviolet in Butterfly Wings

A team of researchers led by Assistant Professor of Biology Arnaud Martin identified a gene that shows if ultraviolet iridescence in the wings of butterflies.

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A Changing Supreme Court: Politics and Polarization

Public pressure and the increasingly politicized process in nominating justices is changing perceptions of the court’s role.

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NASA Pact Rockets Astrophysics Impact

GW's Astrophysics Group in the Columbian College is expanding its reach into space exploration with a new agreement with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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D.C. Student Wins Gold at Japanese Presentation Contest

Shaina Adams, a student in Professor Takae Tsujioka’s Japanese language class won the high school division at the J.LIVE Talk Japanese presentation contest.

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A Home for Humanities

the GW Humanities Center brings together humanities scholars to share their expertise while also providing mentored research opportunities for students.

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A Holiday Message

In a video message to the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences community, Dean Paul Wahlbeck wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season.

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Green Chemistry Forges Path Forward

Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal, co-director of GW’s Environmental Green Chemistry Graduate Program, is addressing the challenges of switching to safer chemicals.

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GW Celebrates Its Global Outlook during International Education Week

Ever since she could remember, George Washington University senior international affairs student Raneem Talal I Akif wanted to be an ambassador.