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Sara Rosenbaum; Leighton Ku; Susan Wood.

The Affordable Care Act Explained

It is the biggest overhaul of the U.S. health care system since Medicare and Medicaid and is about 1,000 pages long. If you are unclear about all of the ways the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is changing the system, you are not alone. As the new health insurance marketplaces opened for business Oct. 1, we sat down with three faculty members to learn about what they consider to be 10 of the most significant aspects of the law.

GW at 200

Envisioning GW at 200

A new plan, assembled from input across the University's schools and initiatives, outlines the vision for a more cohesive, research intensive, and worldly university by GW's 2021 bicentennial.

Endless Forms

"Endless Forms Most Beautiful and Most Wonderful"

Writing the words was "like confessing a murder." But, Charles Darwin continued in an 1844 letter, he had come to believe that species are not “immutable.” They change, they evolve.

Military student enrollment at GW has increased 300 percent in the last four years.

Operation Education

Like many students in the World Executive MBA program at the School of Business, Joe Foley felt he needed a graduate degree to move up the ladder at work. When he earned his MBA last year, he was one of the estimated 1,000 military students—active, reserve, and guard military members, as well as veterans and their families—taking classes at GW.