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Tony Bennett Honored by D.C. University for Commitment to Arts

George Washington University is honoring Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president’s medal for their commitment to the arts.


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George Washington University Drops SAT, ACT Requirement

George Washington University will no longer require that students submit their ACT or SAT scores for most freshman admissions.


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Couple Gives $7M to George Washington U.

George Washington University says a 1994 graduate and his wife have donated $7 million to create a Hispanic leadership program.


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Virginia Death Row Appeal Focuses on ‘Adaptive Functioning’

Arguments in a federal appeals court suggest that a Virginia death row inmate’s claim that he can’t be executed because he is intellectually disabled could turn on his ability to handle everyday tasks.


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Apple CEO Tells George Washington U. Grads To Live By Values

Apple CEO Tim Cook has called on graduates of George Washington University to find their values and commit to living by them to help change the world.


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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.


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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.


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.”


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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.


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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.