Return to Spider Island

On a remote volcanic island in the South Pacific, GW’s Biology Department Professor Gustavo Hormiga searches for rare spiders.


In Photos: Veteran Documents Armed Forces Retirement Home

May 24, 2018
"Fifty Cents a Paycheck" by Corcoran School of the Arts and Design student Eric Dietrich is an intimate look at the late lives of those who serve.

Mary Ellsberg Named to 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

May 24, 2018
The founding director of the GW Global Women’s Institute led the first large-scale study on violence against women and girls in South Sudan.

University Enters into Ground Lease for 2000 Penn

May 23, 2018
New ground-lease operators to focus on enhancing the retail experience.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Ease into summer with shows and exhibits around Foggy Bottom and Washington, D.C., including a performance by Dana Tai Soon Burgess’s dance company at the National Portrait Gallery, Jazz in the Garden and more.

News in Brief

GSEHD Doctoral Student Awarded $20,000 Fellowship

Kshipra Jain was selected for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program .

Read about Ms. Jain's honor from the NBBC...

Book by SON Professor Kimberly D. Acquaviva Wins Top Award

"LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice" recognized by American Journal of Nursing.

Read about Dr. Acquaviva's honor

GW Professor Awarded Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Hugh Gusterson, professor of anthropology and international affairs, wins the 2017 prize for his book "Drone: Remote Control Warfare."

Read more about Professor Gusterson's honor

SMPA Director to Receive President's Medal from SUNY-ESF

Frank Sesno recognized for extraordinary contributions to science, humanity and the natural world.

Read about Frank Sesno's honor

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Class of 2018

Four Years with the Class of 2018

GW Today looks back at top stories from seniors’ time on campus.


Faculty Senate Discusses Budget Model, Policies on Prohibited Relationships and Sexual Harassment, Violence

Provost Forrest Maltzman, Vice Provost Caroline Laguerre-Brown and Professor Joe Cordes provided updates during the first meeting of the 2018-19 Faculty Senate.


Class of 2018 Continues Legacy of Giving

Seniors celebrated their philanthropy to George Washington University, which will be honored with the creation of a new student community space on campus.


President LeBlanc Addresses GW Community in New York

Dr. LeBlanc relayed his priorities for the university at a reception for alumni, donors, students who will start at the university in fall 2018 and their families.

Steinkamp Loop

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.