Nelson Carbonell

Board of Trustees Elects Nelson Carbonell to Second Term as Chair

Board also reelects Ellen Zane as vice chair and elects Grace Speights as secretary and Amr ElSawy as charter trustee.

HEADLINES

Democratic Vice Presidential Pick Is GW Parent

July 25, 2016

Sen. Tim Kaine’s son, Nat Kaine, graduated from Columbian College in 2012.

Grant Supports High-Needs Disability Education

July 25, 2016

Education Department’s $1.2 million award helps to launch a GW master’s program focused on helping students with brain injury and autism transition to adulthood.

GW Researchers Awarded $1.6 Million for Heart Failure Studies

July 25, 2016

Two faculty members will work across disciplines to study the connection between the brain and heart.

Alumni Weekend to Honor Six Graduates

July 24, 2016

The annual signature event will also feature a ’90s cover band and more.

News in Brief

Cory Booker to GWU Grads: Don’t Be Cynical, Go Beyond Mere Tolerance

The New Jersey senator urged the Class of 2016 to push for a better world.

Full article from The Huffington Post

New Presidents or Provosts

Mark Kennedy, director of the Graduate School of Political Management, has been chosen as president of the University of North Dakota.

Full article from Inside Higher Ed

Before a Key Vote on Renaming George Mason’s Law School after Scalia, University Officials Work to Allay Faculty Concerns

When university officials announced the new name earlier this spring, celebrating $30 million in gifts to the law school, reaction was intense.

Full article from The Washington Post

Trump and Sanders Shift Mood in Congress Against Trade Deals

Congress has embraced free trade for two generations, but the protectionist bent of the 2016 election campaign may mark the end of that era.

Full article from Bloomberg

#GWtoDo: Your Weekly Events Agenda

#GWToDo will return to its regular schedule on Aug. 24. Look out for summer updates June 27 and July 25!

 

Editor's Picks

Cory Booker

U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker Encourages Graduates to ‘Stay Faithful’

Sen. Booker, Baroness Joanna Shields, philanthropist Albert Harrison Small awarded honorary degrees as more than 6,400 graduate from GW.

Colonial Inauguration 2016

Class of 2020 Learns to Raise High at Colonial Inauguration

Summer CI sessions introduce more than 3,000 students and their families to life at George Washington University.

The page from William MacLeod's journal headed "Attempt to assassinate President Garfield!"

A Glimpse of History in First Person

More than 2,000 boxes from the Corcoran Gallery archives arrive at Gelman Library.

First Gen

What It Means to be First Generation at GW

Students who are first in their families to attend college are working with administrators to meet their unique needs.

White House

Interning at the White House

GW boasts 13 students and alumni in the spring 2016 White House Internship Program—more than any other school in the United States

PAF 2016

Introducing the 2016 Presidential Administrative Fellows

A cohort of five undergraduate students selected for their commitment to scholarship, leadership and service.

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