The council, launched in April, comprises 39 “distinguished” alumni invited by University President Thomas LeBlanc to advise officials on major initiatives.
Innovation and entrepreneurship office staff said the event taught students the different approaches and disciplines involved in building a mobile app.
About 49 percent of freshmen and 41 percent of sophomores completed a survey sent to students about their experience, classes and personal health.
Officials began the donation campaign “One GW” with a reception at the F Street House late last month.
Officials have created a University-wide task force to place GW in a position to benefit from Amazon’s new headquarters in Northern Virginia.