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Exercise helps teens quit smoking

A George Washington University study finds the best success comes when teens combine exercise with a quit smoking program.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 07:54am EDT

Tags: george washington university, exercise, smoking, cigarettes

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol a growing concern among youth

Mixing alcohol and energy drinks is a disturbing trend among college students, local health experts say, and there is a growing concern that younger siblings may follow their lead.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 12:34pm EDT

Tags: alcohol, energy drink, george washington university, Paula Wolfson, children


Green D.C. home to take 2,700-mile journey

Catholic University of America was issued a permit Friday to construct a single-family "unit" at 620 Michigan Ave. NE, on its campus. New student housing? Faculty residence? Nope.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 10:43am EST

Tags: Catholic University, george washington university, American University, Team Capitol D.C.

Breast cancer experts: It's time to study environmental impact

A committee of breast cancer researchers recently published a list of recommendations for ways to expand funding and breast cancer studies on possible causes of the disease. Scientists, government officials and advocates are now trying to find ways to implement them.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:51pm EST

Tags: breast cancer, george washington university, research funding, National Institutes of Health, Paula Wolfson

Lloyd Elliott, former GWU president, dies

George Washington University says Lloyd Elliott, who served as university president from 1965 until 1988, has died.

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 08:08pm EST

Tags: Lloyd Elliott, george washington university

Gaza Strip violence sparks D.C. protests

Activists from both sides of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict gathered outside the White House on Thursday, chanting, singing and, at times, shouting at each other Thursday night.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 04:24am EST

Tags: John Aaron, gaza strip, palestinians, george washington university

George Washington University 'unranked' by US News

George Washington University on Wednesday lost its U.S. News & World Report ranking as one of the top national universities.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 01:59pm EST

Tags: GW, george washington university

Hot dog vendor, 3 others busted in GW bookstore ring

A hot dog vendor and three George Washington University bookstore workers ran a black market textbook ring stealing $200,000 worth of books in just one month. The books from the campus store were then resold to students off the cart for a quarter of the bookstore price.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 03:36pm EST

Tags: george washington university, mark segraves

GW says it overstated credentials of class of 2015

George Washington University says it inadvertently overstated the percentage of freshmen in the class of 2015 who graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school class.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 03:02pm EST

Tags: george washington university, U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Post, Steven Knapp

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