The Roots’ Questlove Holds Food Salon at F Street House

GW President Steven Knapp and Diane Robinson Knapp hosted the musician and several acclaimed chefs on the Foggy Bottom Campus.


Regular Screenings Key to Skin Cancer Prevention

April 28, 2017
Adam Friedman, associate professor of dermatology, talks about the signs of skin cancer and an upcoming free screening in Foggy Bottom.

D.C. Foodies Are Mostly Getting What They Pay For

April 27, 2017
A GW study found that 33 percent of seafood sold at six local restaurants had been mislabeled or swapped with other related fish.

U.S. Senator Rand Paul to Teach Class at GW on ‘Dystopian Visions’

April 27, 2017
The course by the Kentucky Republican will serve as an elective in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

Brazil’s First Female President Says ‘Coup D’Etat’ Unseated Her

April 25, 2017
Dilma Rousseff said congressional opponents concocted an “impeachment without a crime.”

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Award-winning slam poet and alumna Elizabeth Acevedo hosts the national Poetry Out Loud competition. Plus, a screening of the Coen brothers’ latest comedy “Hail, Caesar!” and a lecture with author and professor Faye Moskowitz.


News in Brief

"Mark Plotkin Day" to Honor GW Grad

Washington, D.C., honors Mr. Plotkin, B.A. '69, for "stellar service to the residents of the District of Columbia and as a known and outspoken advocate of District self-governance and full congressional representation."

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Robert Pless to Chair Computer Science Department

Robert Pless joined GW’s Department of Computer Science on Jan. 1 as professor of computer science and chair of the department. He is the inaugural holder of the Patrick and Donna Martin Endowed Professorship.

Read more on the SEAS website

GW Law Professor Reelected to Commission

Sean Murphy, GW Law Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law, was reelected to the United Nations International Law Commission.

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School of Nursing Dean Receives Leadership in Nursing Education Award

Pamela Jeffries accepted the National League for Nursing Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education last week.

Read more at the School of Nursing website

Editor's Picks

Francisco Kilgore

How I Got The Job: GW Alumnus Finds Connections in Customer Service

Francisco Kilgore, a December 2016 graduate, says problem solving skills he learned as an undergraduate have helped him be successful at Tesla.

Alec Baldwin at Lisner

‘Trump Is the Head Writer of Saturday Night Live’

One-time GW student Alec Baldwin talked about impersonating the 45th president and the pressure to make money in Hollywood during Lisner event.

Students and community members suggest favorite places to eat and study.

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Favorite places for visitors and old hands to eat, drink, enjoy nature and the arts and study.

earth day

Students Making GW, Communities More Sustainable

The annual Earth Day fair featured the winners of a competition to design solar charging stations and of Eco-Challenge, which encourages those living in residence halls to reduce

The First Destination Survey visualization provides a navigable database of post-graduation outcomes.

First Destination Survey Reports High Post-Graduation Activities Rates for Class of 2016

Results say 91 percent of 2016 graduates are employed, continuing their education or otherwise engaged.


University to Host Farewell Celebration for President Knapp

The event will take place at the Charles E. Smith Center on May 6 and feature music, food and fun.