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GW Cancer Institute Receives Gift to Advance Patient Engagement through New Center

The George Washington University Cancer Institute has received a $150,000 memorial gift from the Center for Advancing Health to support a new patient engagement center.

HIV/AIDS Immunovirologist Dr. Doug Nixon Selected for 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellowship

Today, Douglas Nixon, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine and Walter G. Ross Professor of Basic Science Research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, was named a 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellow.

The George Washington University Launches Podcast Series to Promote Innovation in Health Care

The George Washington University Office for Clinical Practice Innovation launched a podcast series to generate conversation about more efficient, cost-effective health care delivery.

Zap2it First: 'Sons of Liberty' cast photos recreate George Washington, John Adams portraits

The next miniseries from History will go inside the organization that sparked the American Revolution, and those who created it. Told over three nights, "Sons of Liberty" is the story of a group of young men who sought to gain freedom...Show More Summary

TNT drops ‘Christmas in Washington,’ another blow for producer George Stevens

last weekArts : Arts Post

As it has for the past 15 holiday seasons, “Christmas in Washington” will air on TNT Friday night. After that, the 33-year-old special will be without a home, at least for the moment: This is the final year that TNT is broadcasting the annual event. The network said Monday that its parent company Time Warner […]

TNT drops ‘Christmas in Washington,’ another blow for producer George Stevens

As it has for the past 15 holiday seasons, “Christmas in Washington” will air on TNT Friday night. After that, the 33-year-old special will be without a home, at least for the moment: This is the final year that TNT is broadcasting the annual event.Read full article >>

Patients don't understand risks of unnecessary antibiotics, GW study shows

WASHINGTON (Dec. 15, 2014)--Over prescription of antibiotics is a major factor driving one of the biggest public health concerns today: antibiotic resistance. In a first-of-its-kind study, research led by the George Washington University...Show More Summary

The Excruciating Final Hours of President George Washington

last weekOdd : Neatorama

A couple of months ago, we told you about the painful last days of King Charles II. Over a hundred years later, when former president George Washington fell ill in December of 1799, medical science hadn’t much more to offer. Washington felt worse the next morning, so his estate’s overseer, George Rawlins, tried to help. Show More Summary

George Will and Tax Reform: If Only He Were Old Enough to Remember the Sixties

George Will begin a Washington Post column on tax reform by bemoaning the fact that we have defined success downward. He notes the celebration over the 321,000 job gain reported for November, then tells readers: "In the 1960s, thereShow More Summary

George W Bush: 'Never Paint Your Wife Or Your Mother'

WASHINGTON (AP) — George W. Bush doesn't readily offer political opinions, but when it comes to portraits, he has some broad-brush advice: "Never paint your wife or your mother." Bush's new book about his father includes a portrait he...Show More Summary

3 George Washington Quotes that Can Make You a Better Investor

George Washington was more than happy to shed some insight on how we should manage our country and our money.

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

President George W. Bush, Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet and others stand on the seal of the Agency March 20, 2001 at the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Photo by David Burnett/Newsmakers WASHINGTON — When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. Show More Summary

George Will's Michigan State Commencement Speech Draws Student Protests

Michigan State University (MSU) students protested before, during, and after George Will's speech at the university's graduation ceremony in response to the conservative Washington Post syndicated columnist's offensive comments about...Show More Summary

“Eric Garner, criminalized to death”

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“… the political class… uses the multiplication of criminal offenses as a form of moral exhibitionism.” [George Will, Washington Post/syndicated] Tweet Tags: crime and punishment “Eric Garner, criminalized to death” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

For the record

Stephen Colbert: In the Dec. 11 Business section, an article about the launch date for Stephen Colbert's new late night show on CBS said that the comedian was hosting a week of "The Colbert Report" shows from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In fact, he hosted one program from...

Organ: The Law Student Transfer Market: Arizona State, Florida, George Washington, Georgetown, and Utah Lead the Way

The Legal Whiteboard: Better Understanding the Transfer Market, by Jerry Organ (St. Thomas): Up until this year, the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar only asked law schools to report the number of transfer students “in” and the number of transfer students “out.” This allowed us...

Human exposure to metal cadmium may accelerate cellular aging

WASHINGTON, DC (December 11, 2014)--A new study led by a researcher at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University looks at the metal cadmium and finds that higher human exposure...Show More Summary

Students demand Michigan State cancel appearance by ‘rape apologist’ George Will

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Washington Post columnist and former Reagan White House staffer George Will is facing backlash from students at Michigan State University, where he was named as speaker for the college’s fall commencement ceremonies. According to Jezebel’s Anna Merlan, students are demanding the faculty...

Students Really Don't Want George Will as Their Commencement Speaker

George Will, the fossilized Washington Post columnist who only gets attention when he writes something moronic about rape, has been chosen as Michigan State University's commencement speaker. Not happy: Michigan State University students, who are calling on MSU to rescind his invitation and, if they don't, plan to protest before Will's remarks on Saturday. Read more...

How net neutrality could be a human rights issue

Two human rights professors at the George Washington University Law School have come up with that rarest of unicorns in the debate over net neutrality: a novel argument. The Federal Communications Commission, is in the last stages of coming up with rules aimed at ensuring that all online content is treated equally by internet providers. But the GW […]

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