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D.C. Students Awarded Full Scholarships to George Washington University

A handful of D.C. students are getting the surprise of their lives Wednesday: full rides to George Washington University.

03/18/2015

George Washington University's new Science and Engineering Hall is pictured.  (Photo Credit: George Washington Univ.)

George Washington U. Opens $275M Science, Engineering Hall

George Washington University has opened a massive new Science and Engineering Hall, representing its aspirations to become a major research university.

03/04/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) talks to television personality Stephen Colbert during a taping of Comedy Central's 'The Colbert Report' in Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University on December 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. This is President Obama's third appearance on 'The Colbert Report' that will broadcast its final show on Dec. 18. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Stars in ‘Colbert Report’ Episode Filmed at GWU

President Barack Obama was on hand Monday as Stephen Colbert visited D.C. during his final two weeks as the fake cable news bloviator on “The Colbert Report.”

12/09/2014

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George Washington Students Organize ‘Die-In’ in Protest of Ferguson

George Washington University students are planning to stage a 4.5-hour “die-in” at Kogan Plaza Tuesday to protest the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.

12/02/2014

Georgetown University campus. (Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Johns Hopkins, Georgetown Some of Top-Ranked Colleges in U.S.

The U.S. News & World Report came out with its National Universities Rankings today and some local colleges rank high on the list.

09/09/2014

Healy Hall, the flagship building of Georgetown University's main campus in Washington, DC. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Reported Explosion Inside George Washington University Hall

D.C. Fire crews were called to Tompkins Hall at George Washington University on Wednesday afternoon for reports of a small explosion.

09/03/2014

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D.C. Judge Approves Merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

One of the nation’s oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation’s capital, a judge ruled Monday.

08/18/2014

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2 Universities in DC Make Deal to Buy Solar Power

Two universities in the nation’s capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms that will be built in North Carolina, the schools announced Monday night.

06/24/2014

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GW University, National Gallery of Art Agree to Take Over DC’s Corcoran Gallery

One of the nation’s oldest museums, known for its daring contemporary art exhibitions next to the White House and for its financial troubles, is being taken over by two larger institutions and will soon close for renovations.

05/15/2014

Ballou High School senior Tai'Lon Jackson accepts full, four-year scholarship to attend George Washington University. (Photo by Mark Segraves/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Students Get Surprise Scholarships to George Washington University

For a group of high school students in D.C., Tuesday was anything but a normal school day.

03/25/2014

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