From a search for malaria and tuberculosis treatments to advances in nuclear physics, it has been a banner year for major new research grants at Columbian College.
A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, a Fulbright Fellow and a bestselling novelist are among the 23 new faculty members welcomed to Columbian College this year.
In an SEH biology laboratory, Ioannis Eleftherianos and a team of student researchers are putting the common fruit fly under the microscope in a global race against time to find a Zika virus vaccine.
From an insider look at Communist China to an exploration of Islamic beliefs, this library of faculty books is stacked with thought-provoking titles.
From White House internships to dream jobs in the private sector, Columbian College students and recent graduates are taking advantage of their GW connections to advance their career aspirations.
A new Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication study revealed that both employers and job candidates favor face-to-face interviews over phone calls, videos or Skype.
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.
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.
In his new book, Dane Kennedy explains how ‘decolonization,’ the violent and tumultuous collapse of European empires, left behind conflicts that we still haven’t resolved today—from turmoil in the Middle East to Britain’s Brexit.
Are no two sets of fingerprints exactly the same? Can fingerprints be erased? In Forensic Sciences’ classrooms, students uncover the myths of fingerprints—and prepare for a high-demand job market.
From Portuguese slang in D.C. to Emily Dickinson in Asia, a teacher exchange between GW and the University of Macau is the latest step in a global partnership.
The Class of 2016 received a celebratory sendoff as CCAS Dean Ben Vinson urged graduates to continue pressing “onward,” embracing both the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.
When political science major Lincoln Mondy learned of the tobacco industry’s decades-old strategy to target African American communities, he took action—and took up a camera.
A new study by Geography’s Michael Mann found that human activity is as big a factor in driving deadly wildfires as climate change. His findings could predict where and when the next blaze will strike.
Cindy Dowd, Denver Brunsman and Shelley Brundage won the inaugural Dean’s Research Excellence Award for Mentoring (DREAM), recognizing faculty leaders who mentor junior colleagues.