King Family

Saving MLK: Alumnus Author Recounts King’s Days of Peril

Martin Luther King Jr. faced a harrowing nine days in a dangerous prison in 1960. In his book, Paul Kendrick, B.A. ’05, M.P.A. ’07, tells how King’s ordeal changed politics as we know it.


Self-Testing Kit for HPV Aims to Improve Access to Care

January 21, 2022
GW Nursing Assistant Professor Daisy Le’s MySHARE study will assess whether self-sampling could be an effective tool to detect cervical cancer in local women living with HIV.

Givebutter Co-founders Encourage Aspiring GW Student Entrepreneurs to Stay the Course

January 21, 2022
Alumni Liran Cohen, B.S. ’18, M.S. ’19; Max Friedman, B.S. ’17; and Ari Krasner, B.A. ’18, embraced the process while starting now widely known crowdfunding platform as students at GW.

Day of Service Begins King Week

January 18, 2022
GW’s annual MLK Day of Service featured remarks by President Wrighton and keynote speaker Karl Racine, D.C. attorney general.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Guide

Commemorate Veterans Day with virtual and in-person service. Plus talks on topics from Russian politics to Martin Luther King, horror author James Han Mattson, the fall dance concert and more.

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Tempietto in Kogan Plaza

Open Doors: LeBlanc Scholars

Funds established by Thomas and Anne LeBlanc in 2018 help students facing financial setbacks access the opportunities they’ve earned.

Foggy Bottom Metro

GW to Join U-Pass Metro Program

Program offers unlimited rides on Metrorail and Metrobus for a discounted, flat fee for full-time students.

Cisneros research team

GW Research Team Awarded Funding to Study Impact of Stress, Adversity on Latino/a Adolescents

This NIH-funded project combines public health, clinical psychology, sociology and public policy.

Cissy Petty Becomes the Dean Down the Hall

Cissy Petty Becomes Dean Down the Hall

GW Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students recently moved in to District House to fully immerse herself in the student experience.

Pamela Norris

Diverse Perspectives Critical to Meeting Tomorrow’s Engineering Challenge

In her first speech before the GW community, Vice Provost for Research Pamela Norris highlighted the importance of diversity and inclusion in STEM.

Clarice Smith

In Memoriam: Artist, Philanthropist Clarice Smith

An acclaimed painter, philanthropist and mentor, Ms. Smith left a legacy to span generations at GW.

News in Brief

GWSB Professor Wins 2021 Kinnear Award

Vanessa Perry has been recognized again for her 2018 research exploring diversity, consumption and community in gentrifying neighborhoods with Sonya A. Grier.

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New Fossil Bird Named after GW Biology Professor

Catherine Forster has a newly-discovered fossil bird, Falcatekely forsterae, named after her.

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GW English Professor Listed on New Yorker’s ‘Best Books We Read’ List

Edward P. Jones’ Pulitzer-Prize winning 2003 novel, “The Known World” made the publication’s 2020 best books to read list.

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Anthropology Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Alison S. Brooks, a paleoanthropologist and Paleolithic archaeologist, was recognized for her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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