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.

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Lynn R. Goldman Named to Advisory Committee to CDC Director

October 25, 2021
The dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health, Goldman will advise CDC and HHS leadership on health policy.

More Women Are Needed on the Cybersecurity Front

October 25, 2021
The GW College of Professional Studies hosted a career event for women interested in a field with thousands of job openings.

GW to Boost Regional Innovation as Part of $15 million Mid-Atlantic Hub

October 25, 2021
One of 10 partner schools in the new NSF I-Corps Hub, GW will continue a tradition of helping researchers realize the commercial potential of their discoveries.
GWToDo

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Guide

Dress to impress (in a spooky way) at Boo Bash, GW’s annual Halloween party. Plus a lecture by the former U.S. ambassador to Vietnam, pop-up campus thrift shopping, fashion on film and more.

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Albert H. Small

In Memoriam: Albert H. Small

The GW community remembers the life of Albert H. Small, a philanthropist and real estate developer who supported the university’s commitment to the arts, history and research.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren to Graduates: ‘Get in the Fight’

The Massachusetts senator encouraged political action in her address to the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Commencement ceremony on the National Mall.

Pamela Norris

GW Names New Vice Provost for Research

Pamela Norris, executive dean of the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, is a globally recognized leading expert in nanoscale heat transfer and an

President and Vice President on White House portico

Inside the Biden Administration: GW Alumni in Security and Defense

Alumni are working to keep the nation safe and to hold its safety apparatus accountable.

Ashlyn and Shayne Roberts

Classes of 2020 and 2021 Graduates Share Their Favorite GW Memories

The recent alumni talked about making long-term friendships, caring faculty, overseas studies and, in at least one case, finding a life partner.

Centuries Celebration Weekend

GW Celebrates the Culmination of Its Bicentennial Anniversary

Events throughout the Centuries Celebration Weekend connected the university’s past, present and future.

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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