Summer 2015 Archive

Summer 2015

Children looking through a space in a wall

Five Years Later in Haiti

Half a decade after a catastrophic earthquake, a Pulitzer Prize winner finds that life in the beleaguered nation goes on, as it always has.


Reuniting Babies and Their Bottles

Feeding tubes and surgeries offer an imperfect fix for infants with disorders that leave them unable to eat. The problem is in the brain, and that's where GW researchers are looking for a cure.


graphic depiction of Jonathan Rapping, MacArthur Fellow

Promise Keeper

MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Rapping is helping the government fulfill its duty to stand up for the indigent accused with his program, Gideon's Promise.


Summer News Features

One for the Birds

It was a surprise to find four graduation hoods and a spiffy Stetson top hat in a box described as "cap and gown of Frank Alexander Wetmore."

Stitch by Stitch

Aspiring costume makers in the Department of Theatre and Dance sketch, stitch and style in GW's costume shop.

Square Dancing With a 3-D Printer

When the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design unveiled its end-of-the-year thesis exhibition this spring, a group of little plastic dragons celebrated the opening with more revelry than anyone in the gallery.


Alumni News

A pair of politicos reconnect on the air, Eric Cantor appears at GW's Wall Street Symposium and more.


In Berkshire Beyond Buffett, GW Law professor Lawrence A. Cunningham offers an inside look at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, a colossus that manages to feel like a small business.