President Obama delivers the State of the Union on Tuesday. (Official White House Photo)

What We Learned: The State of the Union

January 21, 2015

President Obama outlines ambitious agenda.

At Operation Survival, volunteers assembled paracord bracelets for active service military members.

A Day to Serve and Remember

January 20, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Leadership brings nearly 700 volunteers to community service projects across the D.C. area.

Eco-bricks used to construct a bench, Winter Alt Breaks 15

Sustainable Engineering: One Eco-Brick at a Time

January 14, 2015

Green construction, community health, education among topics explored on Alternative Winter Break trips.

D.C. Falls Short in 2024 Olympics Bid

D.C. Falls Short in 2024 Olympics Bid

January 09, 2015

United States Olympic Committee selects Boston as nation’s candidate for summer games.

U.S. capitol

The 114th Congress: 3 Issues to Watch

January 07, 2015

Keystone XL pipeline, GOP infighting and bipartisan compromise (no, really) could mark early part of new session.

GW Alt Breaks

GW Volunteers to Provide Nearly 7,000 Service Hours on Alternative Break Trips

January 05, 2015

Students, faculty, staff members are serving in four domestic, three international communities.

Fall 2014

GW Today’s Top 15 Stories of the Semester

December 17, 2014

The visit to the George Washington University of President Obama and Stephen Colbert leads the list of Fall 2014's most popular stories.

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USOC Will Submit Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

December 17, 2014

Committee expects to decide between Washington, three other finalists in January.


Oxford Development Economist Sabina Alkire Joins Elliott School

December 15, 2014

Dr. Alkire comes to the university as the Oliver T. Carr Jr. Professor in International Affairs.

A demonstration against the verdict at GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Another Grand Jury Fails to Indict Police Officer

December 15, 2014

George Washington University Law School Professor Roger Fairfax analyzes decision in death of Eric Garner.

Medical students demonstrate for #WhiteCoats4BlackLives. (Photo: William Atkins)

George Washington University Medical Students Stage 'Die-In'

December 11, 2014

Protest mounted in solidarity with medical schools nationwide.

ISIS cybersecurity, Gabi Siboni

ISIS as a Cyber Security Threat?

December 10, 2014

Propaganda machine, extreme violence in media a form of psychological Web warfare.


China’s Head of Cyberspace Discusses How to Build Mutual Trust with U.S.

December 03, 2014

Minister Lu Wei describes ways to encourage cooperation and improve bilateral relationships.

Roger A. Fairfax

Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Police Officer in Fatal Shooting

November 26, 2014

Law school Professor Roger Fairfax discusses action of the panel looking into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

GW symposium on mentoring native youth, student forum on Redskins’ nickname tackle cultural issues.

U.S. Sen. Al Franken Says Native Americans ‘Need Advocates’

November 21, 2014

GW symposium on mentoring native youth, student forum on Redskins’ nickname tackle cultural issues.