Professor's Gate

Departmental Reorganizations Announced

Reorganization steps are an effort to align long-term expenses and revenues.

HEADLINES

What Should You Know About Stroke Awareness Month

May 28, 2016

Kathleen Burger of the GW Medical Faculty Associates discusses ways to prevent strokes and describes what we can do to raise awareness about the condition.

Fulbright Awardees Take a Close Look at Educational Justice

May 27, 2016

Enrichment seminar hosted by Graduate School of Education and Human Development tightens focus on ‘unfinished project’ of American education.

PEORIA Project Report: We Could Have Seen It Coming

May 26, 2016

GSPM study details how Twitter followers, engagement foreshadowed the rise of Trump and Sanders.

GW Solar Institute Awarded $430,000 from Energy Department

May 26, 2016

Solar Institute, Planet Forward and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will create educational multimedia series.

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

It’s Commencement week! Congrats, grads—get ready to celebrate the biggest day of the academic year. Also, gallery talks, the Atlantic Education Summit and more.

 

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.

voices

Graduates’ Voices Heard before and after Commencement

Class of 2016 embrace future and draw inspiration from address by Sen. Cory A. Booker.

Joe McDonald

Looking Back: Class of 2016 Reflects

With Commencement fast approaching, graduating students tell us about the moments that mattered.

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.