George Washington University

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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Oldest textile dyed indigo blue found

A George Washington University researcher has identified a 6,200-year-old indigo-blue fabric from Huaca, Peru, making it one of the oldest-known cotton textiles in the world and the oldest known textile decorated with indigo ...

dateSep 14, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Walkable urban places gain on suburbs

For the first time since cars, quieter streets and spacious homes lured people out of city centers and into suburban towns, people are moving back downtown and demand for mixed-use space is growing, a George Washington University ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Environment
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