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Tara Scully and students Diana Kussainova and Hannah Finkel with oyster shells

Saving the Bay, One Oyster at a Time

October 13, 2016
From research on herbicide poisoning to shell conservation efforts for repopulating marine life, Columbian College students are on a mission to revive an ecosystem of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay.

$157 Million in NIH Funding Targets Environmental Influences on Child Health

October 13, 2016
Funded by an NIH award, Psychology’s Jody Ganiban will lead GW’s researchers investigating how environmental factors affect children’s health.
Lisa Benton-Short

The National Mall: Inside America’s Front Yard

October 13, 2016
Home to monuments, memorials and marches, the National Mall is our most important public space. In her new book, Lisa Benton-Short looks at the Mall as a symbol of the American story.
Char Beales and Howard Beales

$3.2 Million Bequest Represents Largest-Ever Gift to SMPA

October 03, 2016
Cable television pioneer Char Beales, BA ’73, and her husband, GW School of Business Professor Howard Beales, pledged $3.2 million to fund an endowed professorship of accountability and journalism at SMPA. The bequest represents the largest single gift in the school’s history.