The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private, coeducational comprehensive university located in Washington, D.C. in the United States. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 9, 1821, as The Columbian College in the District of Columbia.

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2121 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., United States of America 20052
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http://www.gwu.edu/
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New study highlights disparity in black financial literacy

Even though African Americans make a significant economic contribution in the United States, their financial wellness lags behind that of the rest of the country, particularly that of whites, according to a new report from ...

How did the extinction of saber-toothed cats impact other mammals?

When saber-toothed cats and mammoths roamed North America, they dominated their environments. After they went extinct during the end of the last ice age, their absence fundamentally altered interactions between smaller surviving ...

How do piranhas replace their sharp teeth?

Piranhas and their herbivorous cousins pacus have distinctive teeth used to tear through tough food. A recent paper by Matthew Kolmann, a postdoctoral fellow in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biological ...

Research finds extreme elitism, social hierarchy among Gab users

Despite its portrayal as a network that "champions free speech," users of the social media platform Gab display more extreme social hierarchy and elitism when compared to Twitter users, according to a new study published ...

Ancient soil provides a window to the past

Noelle Purcell, a senior in the Columbian College of Arts and Science, spent the first half of her summer in northern Kenya trying to better understand the environmental context of human evolution by studying the morphology ...

Changes in human diet shed light on human evolution

A shift in diet has long been seen as one of the critical adaptations that distinguishes our own genus Homo from earlier human ancestors. The timing and context of this dietary shift, however, has been hotly debated. A recent ...

Report details how islamic state supporters use Telegram

Supporters of the Islamic State (IS) want to use social media to share propaganda and their extremist narrative, but they also want to coordinate operations without being detected by law enforcement and investigative agencies. ...

New report recommends greater transparency in research

Lorena Barba, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, recently presented a congressionally-mandated report to federal lawmakers and experts that will ...

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