Press Announcements

GW Launches Summer Arts Initiative

January 26, 2012
GW is placing renewed focus on the arts through a host of courses, special institutes, exhibitions, and events that take advantage of the university’s collaborative partnerships with the area’s museums, galleries, archives, and performing arts venues. Among the new additions for 2012 is a Summer Piano Institute featuring world-renowned guest artists, and a Summer Studio focusing on art and politics at the pre-college level.

GW Collaborates with the Smithsonian Institution

January 13, 2012
GW and Smithsonian researchers are collaborating on new joint research projects that were announced today. The five new initiatives will focus on Exploration of Maritime Archaeology of the Transatlantic Slave Trade; Primate Breast Milk: Effect on Infant Growth, Development, and Adult Disease; Analysis of Political and Cultural Ecologies of Cell Phones; Impact of Turbulence on Distribution of Dissolved Gases in Aquatic Environments; and Effect of Watershed Discharge of Poultry Feeding Operations.