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University Updates


GW will provide updates to the community as decisions about university operations are made. 

New Location for COVID-19 Testing at Foggy Bottom Campus

September 24, 2020
The Foggy Bottom GW COVID-19 in-house testing center, along with the Medical Faculty Associates’ (MFA) testing center, will move to Shenkman Hall on Monday, Sept. 28.

Finalizing Current Fiscal Year Budget Mitigation

September 24, 2020
Message from President Thomas LeBlanc regarding fiscal year budget mitigation.

COVID-19 Testing for Students Without Campus Access

September 22, 2020
The university has expanded access to our in-house testing to additional GW students who live in the region but are not part of the on-campus cohort. Students can now obtain tests through our in-house testing operation if they believe they have been exposed to the virus or have symptoms.

Update on COVID-19 Testing, Spring Semester Planning

September 14, 2020
GW leadership provides a public health update, including news about the new COVID-19 Testing Dashboard, as well as the latest information on spring planning.

SMPA Professor Establishes Fund to Help Students Affected by COVID-19

September 14, 2020
The Cokie Roberts Tuition Relief Fund will be available to SMPA students experiencing financial hardship.

GW All Access: The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

September 14, 2020
The office will continue to assist students and faculty with high-quality virtual innovation and entrepreneurship programming and networking.

GW All Access: Trudy Mallinson of SMHS

September 09, 2020
As head of the Advanced Metrics Lab, Dr. Mallinson works virtually with collaborators from undergraduates to post-doctoral students to develop and refine outcome assessments for disorders of consciousness.

GW Nursing Students Take Charge at COVID-19 Testing Site

September 09, 2020
Undergraduate nursing students perform nasal swabs on patients at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology campus, obtaining clinical hours and experience.

New Information about On-Campus Access and Testing Protocols for Students

September 04, 2020
The university provides information about access to campus and COVID-19 testing and training requirements for students who have been granted special permission to be on campus this fall.

Welcome Message from President LeBlanc: A New Semester and New Opportunities

August 31, 2020
"You are demonstrating every day that it matters less where we are and more how we are coming together—supporting one another, remaining connected, and fulfilling our mission," President Thomas LeBlanc writes in message to GW community.

GW All Access: Todd Belt of the Graduate School of Political Management

August 31, 2020
Todd Belt, political management program director, said students will experience the power of GSPM’s elite network even in the online learning environment.

GW All Access: Megan Leftwich of SEAS

August 31, 2020
Dr. Leftwich is focused on the fundamentals while adapting traditional engineering experiments for at-home data collection.

New Information about On-Campus Access and Testing Protocols for Faculty and Staff

August 29, 2020
As we prepare for the start of a new academic year in quite unusual circumstances, many of you have raised questions about access to campus and COVID-19 testing and training requirements for those faculty and staff who have been granted special permission to be on campus this fall. 

GW Launches COVID-19 Testing Protocol for GW On-Campus Community

August 27, 2020
A limited number of students, faculty and staff authorized to be on campus this fall will participate in regular COVID-19 testing and symptom monitoring.

Financial Aid Repackaging Addressed at Virtual Forum

August 26, 2020
The forum gave students and their families the opportunity to ask questions and learn about financial aid and other enrollment services.

GW All Access: Pablo Frank-Bolton of SEAS

August 24, 2020
Computer science professor troubleshoots challenges of virtual learning with opportunities for student engagement.

GW All Access: Shaista Khilji of GSEHD

August 24, 2020
Dr. Khilji hopes to keep the spotlight on organizational diversity management and train the next generation of leaders to adopt a humanistic approach.

GW All Access: Ethan Porter of the School of Media and Public Affairs

August 21, 2020
Dr. Porter teaches students to apply data science to political phenomena.

GW All Access: Tamara Henry of Milken SPH

August 21, 2020
Dr. Henry will emphasize social justice while letting students take the lead in her public health courses this fall.

How to Schedule Your Mandated Testing to Remain on Campus

August 18, 2020
As soon as possible upon arrival to campus, all students—who have been approved to be on campus—will be tested for the COVID-19 virus. This test is free of charge.