White House

Obama Brings Campus Sexual Assault to the Forefront

President Knapp joined leaders and students at the White House for launch of public awareness campaign.


University Dedicates Shenkman Hall

September 19, 2014

GW trustee, family honored at Alumni Weekend ceremony.

Counterterrorism Remains Homeland Security Focus, Secretary Says

September 19, 2014

During a symposium at the George Washington University, Jeh Johnson discussed department’s strategies in post-9/11 world.

GW Offers Safety Tips for Rideshare Service Users

September 17, 2014

Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell says verifying vehicles is crucial.

Voters: Government Living Up to Constitution

September 17, 2014

Latest Battleground Poll releases new National Political Confidence Index.

News in Brief

Pop-Up Parks On Campus

The George Washington University campus will host two pop-up parks during the D.C. Department of Transportation’s annual PARK(ing) Day on Friday. Local businesses will sponsor 20 pop-up parks in curbside parking spaces across the city.

Read More on the city’s Transportation Department website.

Alumni Join Most Diverse Class in Teach For America Corps

The George Washington University was a top contributor to Teach for America in 2014—the most diverse class in the national teacher corps' 25-year history. The university landed the No. 3 spot among medium-sized schools, with 35 GW graduates participating.

Read More from Teach for America

Restoring Brain Function Stolen by Disease and Trauma

Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa was featured in a podcast as part of the Science Coalition's campaign for continued federal funding for research.

Listen to the full podcast at the Science2034 Blog

GW’s Career Week Kicks Off

The Center for Career Services presents Career Week, Sept. 8-12, in collaboration with schools and departments across campus. The series of workshops and events will prepare GW students for their future careers.

Read More on the Career Services website

Editor's Picks

Cathy Lanier

One Year Later, Lessons to Learn from Navy Yard Shooting

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier speaks on campus about response to active threats.


Terrorism Expert Explains ISIS

Professor Stephen Biddle says broad coalition may be possible in campaign against the extremist group.

Joe Hale

Corcoran Presents Joseph Asher Hale’s 'Fathom'

Installation in Gallery 31 modeled after the future supercontinent formation, Pangea Ultima.

PB PostSecret

'Breaking The Silence' Around Mental Health

Events encourage university community to make healthy minds a priority.