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Professor Gate at GW's Kogan Plaza with GW logo on top of the gate

New Faculty Strengthen College Ranks

August 15, 2019
Columbian College welcomed 24 new full-time faculty members this year, bringing the total number to 523 and strengthening disciplines across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
students operating an SMPA studio control room

Knight Foundation Investment to Fund Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics

August 15, 2019
A $5 million investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will support a new interdisciplinary research institute to fight the rise of distorted information online.
Professor of History Dan Schwartz

Ghetto: Chronicling a Word’s Tortured History

August 15, 2019
In his new book, Daniel Schwartz examines the centuries-old past of the word “ghetto” and how it has come to symbolize both pain and pride.