Danielle Solinski

Patients take medication more often with help of phone app

Patients with high blood pressure remembered to take their medication more often through the use of a mobile phone application, according to a recent study conducted in part by the GW Medical Center. The study, completed over a 7-month period, measured the ability of the Pill Phone application to improve medication adherence among patients with […]

Professors lend expertise to health care debate

As the health care debate revs up again with Republicans in control of Congress, policymakers don’t have to look very far to hear the advice of experts. By writing editorials, producing research and maintaining websites, many faculty members from the University have become go-to experts on health care policy for Congress and the media. Joel […]

CPS adds sustainability degree

Students interested in pursuing an eco-friendly career can enroll this fall in the College of Professional Studies’ new master’s program in sustainable urban planning. The program – which will focus on promoting sustainable development within cities – will offer four types of certificates: urban sustainability, climate change, sustainable management and policy, and sustainable landscapes. “The […]

Medical school sees app increase

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences received more than 14,500 applications this year, continuing a decade-long increase in students seeking admission to the school. The number of first-round applications submitted to the school rose by almost 500 applications to 14,649, while secondary applications rose to 10,616. The school received 10,589 secondary applications last year. […]

Volunteers bring MLK’s words to life

Armed with paintbrushes and cleaning supplies, students took to the halls of five low-income schools Monday to serve in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The more than 500 volunteers were dispersed throughout schools in one of D.C.’s poorest areas, Ward 8, some alongside well-known officials from both the Obama administration and the District. […]

GW heads to Ward 8 for MLK service day

Inspired by one man’s life of service, more than 500 GW students, faculty and staff plan to participate in this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service next week. Volunteer numbers match those from last year, when 500 participants completed service projects at Roosevelt Senior High School. This year, volunteers will be spread out […]

Man on the street: Students express mixed feelings about midterms

Despite GW’s reputation as one of the most politically active schools in the country, the midterm election cycle has drawn mixed enthusiasm from students on campus, on par with recent polls that suggest student interest in the midterm elections is low. Only 27 percent of students said they will definitely vote in the Nov. 2 […]

Politics program ranked in top 25

A leading research organization gave the GW Political Science Department doctoral program a top-tier ranking last week, but because of the council’s dated data, the University says the rankings fail to reflect the department’s growth. Of the 106 political science departments analyzed, the National Research Council ranked GW’s department as No. 14 and No. 24 […]

CDs campaign in Kentucky for Law School alumnus

More than 50 members of the GW College Democrats traveled to Kentucky this weekend to campaign for Senate hopeful and GW Law School alumnus Jack Conway. Conway – Kentucky’s current attorney general – faces a tough race in the November midterm elections against Republican challenger Rand Paul, son of Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas. The younger […]

Alternative Break Programs expanded

In response to a growing demand, GW’s Alternative Breaks Program amped up service efforts this fall, adding more locations and leaders for its popular winter and spring break community service trips. “Several trips have been added for the 2010-2011 academic year to accommodate the student demand and popularity of the Alternative Breaks Program,” said Shannon […]