The Final Lap

The Final Lap among the Many Resources GW Provides to Students during Finals Period

University traditions such as Midnight Breakfast, returning to an in-person event, give students a chance to build community and decompress.


GW Seeks Real Estate Investor for One Washington Circle

December 01, 2021
The property has been part of the university’s investment portfolio since 2001.

Innovative GW Students Put Heads Together to Solve Real-Life Challenge in Hackathon Competition

November 30, 2021
Teams were given just a week to create an app to ease air travelers’ anxiety from door to gate.

Avoidance of Racism in Environmental Health Epidemiology

November 29, 2021
A commentary from Milken Institute SPH researchers found that the term “racism” was seldom mentioned in major environmental health journals.

#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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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.

Andrew Mayock

Inside the Biden Administration: GW Alumni in Sustainability, Energy and Environmental Science

Alumni like Andrew Mayock, J.D. ’95, and Sonal Larsen, B.S. ’05, work to make the federal government an effective agent against the existential threat of climate change.

Grace Seo

Open Doors: Grace Seo

Financial aid allowed the SMPA junior and aspiring journalist to focus on building personal and professional connections.

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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