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GW Leaders Share Messages of Hope as Commencement Speakers

June 13, 2018
Several members of the GW community delivered parting words to graduates at other institutions and were awarded honorary degrees.

Supreme Court Ruling Could Lead to Lower Voter Turnout

June 12, 2018
GSPM’s Michael D. Cohen says the decision allowing states to remove inactive voters from its rolls effectively disenfranchises unresponsive voters.

Disinformation in the Evolving World of Cyberspace

June 08, 2018
Center for Cyber and Homeland Security Fellow Clint Watts discussed his new book and the manipulation of social media by Russia and other groups.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Ease into summer with shows and exhibits around Foggy Bottom and Washington, D.C., including Jazz in the Garden, rare textiles at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum and more.

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Tips for Getting Active during Men’s Health Month

Jennifer Sacheck, an expert in youth physical activity, encourages men to take small steps to be more active every day.


Mortality Study in Puerto Rico Provides Opportunity to Save Lives

GW researchers will publish an initial report this summer that estimates deaths on the island related to Hurricane Maria.

(Sydney Elle Gray/GW Today)

Voices from Graduates of 2018

Graduates and their families celebrated achievements and the majesty of the National Mall.

Cissy Petty

Cissy Petty Named Inaugural Dean of the Student Experience

Nationally recognized student affairs leader will join GW in July.

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Corcoran School Acquires Works of Art from Former Gallery Collection

The sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and other works from the Corcoran Gallery of Art will serve as the core of the Corcoran Research Collection.

National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt spoke on hope as the "antidote" to the "epidemic of despair."

Marcia McNutt to Graduates: Be ‘Beacons of Hope’

The president of the National Academy of Sciences emphasized the power of hope in a keynote speech and 6,000 students received degrees Sunday at university Commencement on the