2021 Commencement Gift Boxes

Small Businesses Led by GW Community Members Join in Commencement Celebrations Preparation

Alumni and other members of the GW community are involved in this year’s virtual university-wide commencement celebration and school celebrations.


RCHN Community Health Foundation Awards $7 Million to GW’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy

May 12, 2021

The collaboration has produced over 100 publications on health equity, health care access, community health centers and has informed health care policy and decision-making.

Post-COVID Academic Innovation Task Force Updates Faculty Senate

May 11, 2021

The virtual learning environment fostered empathy and flexibility that should be retained as GW returns to in-person learning, according to report given at Faculty Senate.

Documenting a Love Story after Decades in Prison

May 10, 2021

Hadley Chittum’s ‘Team El’ is part of NEXT, the Corcoran’s end-of-year celebration of art and scholarship.


Connect to Campus Student Vlogger Series

Connect to Campus Student Vlogger Series

The Connect to Campus student vlogger series gives the GW community a look at what life is like on the physical campus as well as an inside look of the virtual campus experience.

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GW All Access

A new series from GW Today shows how GW is preparing for the fall semester and a high-quality academic experience.


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Sesno & Turner

CNN Gift Propels Environmental Media Initiative

A $500,000 CNN gift will help achieve the goal of creating a Ted Turner Professor of Environmental Media at SMPA and support GW’s focus on sustainability.

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GW Researchers Bust Myths about Looming ‘Cicada Invasion’

Periodical cicadas will play an important ecological role across the Eastern United States when they emerge this spring, and no—they don’t bite.

Skye Blanks at Bicentennial Celebration

First-Gen Students Will Graduate with Pride

More than 300 first-generation students will earn their degrees from GW this year; four of them discussed their journeys and lessons learned along the way.


2020 Alumni Secured Post-Graduation Plans Amid Pandemic

About 92 percent of 2020 graduates reported that they were employed, continuing education or had other engagements within six months after graduation.

GW Gate

GW Graduate Programs Highlighted in U.S. News Rankings

The listings, which change from year to year, are one of many ways to determine whether a university is the right fit.

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Student Vloggers Share Post-Election, Campus Dining and Self-Care Experiences

The Connect to Campus vloggers showcase celebrating Joe Biden’s election win, where to grab food in Foggy Bottom and how to practice self-care during hectic times.

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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#GWtoDo: Your Curated (Virtual) Arts and Events Guide

Celebrate the diversity of the Black experience during Black History and Heritage month, a monthlong run/walk challenge, film screenings, an IDDP panel on vaccine hesitancy and more.