Vint Cerf

The Future of the Internet

“Father of the Internet” Vint Cerf looks to ethical solutions as the key to computer science advancement at the first Internet Distinguished Speaker Series event.


The College Admissions Bribery Scheme: How GW Is Responding

March 25, 2019

The university is not named in the federal investigation, but officials are adding additional safeguards to further protect against the issues raised in the case.

Using Data to Tackle Real-Time Challenges for DC

March 25, 2019

GW’s new Data-Capable DC Initiative seeks to build a more robust data ecology among local experts.

Faculty Leadership Development Programs Announced

March 25, 2019

The Office of the Provost will offer new programs to support academic leaders at GW.


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Campus Life 101

A new series from GW Today that offers tips on the basics of navigating life at college from staying safe to adjusting to college academics and managing stress.


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Getting to Know the DMV

The DMV—the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia—is home to broad, diverse communities and neighborhoods that offer history, good eats, parks and waterfronts—much of it a quick Metro ride away. 



#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Catch “Hamilton” historian Ron Chernow, learn how journalists can connect better with the communities they serve, celebrate the closing of “OPEN” and more.

News in Brief

The Elliott School's Admiral Michelle J. Howard Appointed to IBM Board

The Maurice C. Shapiro Visiting Professor of International Affairs and the Navy’s first African American woman to command a ship will begin her appointment in March.

Read More at CNBC

GW Program on Extremism First to Report Officer's Arrest

The Program on Extremism at GW was the first to detail the arrest of a Coast Guard officer linked to an alleged domestic terror attack.

Read more at the Washington Post 

GSEHD Dean among Top Scholars Contributing to Education Conversations

Michael J. Feuer was listed on the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence list, which highlights the top 200 scholars who contribute to public discussion on education.

Read more at Education Week

GW Nursing Recognized for Its Commitment to Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine awarded GW Nursing with the national distinction of the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for its outstanding demonstration of diversity and inclusion.

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Editor's Picks

Classmates cheer Kidan Tesfamichael (center, in black) as she receives news of her full-ride scholarship to GW. (William Atkins/

GW Surprises Outstanding D.C. High School Students with Free College Education

Ten students learned Tuesday that they received full-ride, four-year Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarships.

Matt Hodgkins

Staff Focus: Matt Hodgkins Tells the Story of GW

From promotional marketing to hallmark events, the multimedia producer videotapes happenings at GW.

Reem Eltahir

How I Got the Job: From Tech Internship to Employment Offer

Senior Reem Eltahir developed connections and utilized confidence and honesty about her skillset to land a computer engineering job at Intel.

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New Species of Frog Sheds Light on Major Biodiversity Hotspot in Southern India

Discovery will help researchers better understand a region known for its evolutionary significance.

Match Day 2019

GW Med Students Make a Match

Medical students ripped open envelopes at noon Friday to discover where they would be pursuing residency.

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Strategic Initiatives Website Launches

The site provides new information about the university’s five strategic initiatives and brings them under the theme “Together, We Raise High.”