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Art Therapy: Healing Through Imagery with Heidi Bardot

Heidi Bardot explains how art therapy has shown promise in helping people cope with the repercussions of trauma.

Human Face of Immigration with Daniel Martínez

Daniel Martinez reveals the often tragic personal stories behind the politics of immigration reform.

Chimps Shine Light on Human Parenting with Carson Murray

Carson Murray discusses her observations of wild chimps and how they shed new light on behavior.

Power of Creative Expression with Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Dana Tai Soon Burgess shares his vision of art-as-diplomacy and thoughts on the arts at Columbian College.

East Meets West in Art with Mika Natif

Mika Natif reveals how elements and images from Renaissance Europe found their way into 17th century Islamic art.

On the Cutting Edge of Innovation with Akos Vertes

Akos Vertes discusses his research and his biggest challenge to date: combating biological and chemical threats.

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Dane Kennedy

The Scars of Empires Past

With the collapse of European empires after World War II, the era of colonial powers gave way to independent nation-states. But as History’s Dane Kennedy explains in his new book, decolonization was a violent transition that left behind conflicts we still haven’t resolved today—from turmoil in the Middle East to Britain’s Brexit.

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New Research Targets Immune System Vulnerabilities

July 13, 2016

T-cells are the body’s soldiers in the war against disease. A discovery by Physics’ Weiqun Peng may strengthen our immune systems’ army and help fight off the most virulent toxic invaders.

Elizabeth Vaquera and Louis Caldera

GW’s Cisneros Institute Appoints New Leadership

July 13, 2016

The GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute announced two new appointees. Elizabeth Vaquera was named the institute’s director and Louis Caldera will serve as the institute’s senior fellow.

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