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Shadows for Sale? Meet Visiting Artist Patrick Killoran

As we bask in the warmth of a sunny day, fair warning to those strolling through the Foggy Bottom campus: Watch your shadow. Buying people’s shadows is the current business/research of visiting...

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Service-Learning in Southeast DC

For “green” policy expert Peter Linquiti, who was recently named Director of Graduate Studies of the Environmental Resource Policy Program, the program’s multi-disciplinary...

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A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Thinking Green

For 22 years, the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) has partnered with the Anacostia Public High School in Washington, D.C., to tutor and mentor high school...

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Interior Design and Architecture

What’s in a name? For the Interior Design Program—which is changing its name to include architecture—a new name reflects not just a...

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GW to Operate Renowned Koobi Fora Field School with the National Museums of Kenya

The National Museums of Kenya and Columbian College’s Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology have teamed up to provide a unique opportunity for...

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Caterpillars Provide New Clues on Impact of Warmer Temperatures

Superstorm Sandy put climate change back in the national spotlight in late October, but Associate Professor of Biology John Lill needed only look in his backyard to see evidence...

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GW Students Earn Top Awards in Chinese Speech Contest

GW students earned the top awards at the second annual Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Contest. Thirteen undergraduate finalists from five different schools in the greater Washington, D.C. area...

Focusing on the Facts

Sound bites and bumper stickers. Spin and nuance. During an election year, it can be difficult to sort through the political rhetoric to find the facts behind the most important issues facing the...

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Dean’s Search Committee Elected

Last week, Columbian College faculty elected nine representatives—three from each of the divisions of Math and Science, Arts and Humanities, and Social Science—to the Dean’s Search Committee. The...

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Confessions of a Professional Political Junkie

By the time most people are waking up, Reid Wilson, BA ’05, has read dozens of newspapers and blog posts from across the United States. As editor-in-chief of...