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  • FILE - This Oct. 14, 2011 file photo shows Sumner Redstone in Los Angeles. George Washington University is getting $80 million to address public health challenges from philanthropic groups connected to Michael Milken and Sumner Redstone. The gifts include $40 million from the Milken Institute to support research and scholarships and $30 million from the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation to help expand wellness and disease prevention. A $10 million gift from the Milken Family Foundation will support, in part, a new public health scholarship program. The university is renaming its public health school as the Milken Institute School of Public Health for the 1980s junk bond king.  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    George Washington health school named for Milken

    George Washington University will name its public health school after an institute founded by Michael Milken, a philanthropist and advocate for medical research, after he helped generate three record-setting gifts totaling $80 million for the school.

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    China's growing diplomatic soft power was on display just a few city blocks from the White House, as George Washington University opened the District's first Confucius Institute promoting the rising Asian giant's language and culture Wednesday.

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    George Washington University on Wednesday lost its U.S. News & World Report ranking as one of the top national universities because the school revealed it had erroneously reported data on incoming students for more than a decade.

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