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U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Deliver GW Commencement Address

The GW alumna, combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient said she looks forward to encouraging graduates to “go out and make a difference in the world.”


Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham Coming to Campus for CNN Town Hall

February 23, 2017
GW students, faculty and staff will receive an email on how to request to attend the March 1 event.

GW Women's Basketball Team Wins Share of Regular Season Conference Title

February 23, 2017
Colonials will play the winner of Duquesne vs. George Mason game at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in Atlantic 10 tournament.

Lecture and Wreath Laying Cap Month-Long Celebration of George Washington

February 23, 2017
Walter Russell Mead, a Bard College professor, discussed Washington’s legacy with respect to religious freedom and tolerance at the sixth annual George Washington lecture.

GW among Top Fulbright Producers

February 22, 2017
Twelve students are teaching English and conducting research abroad.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Celebrate GW events continue with a trip to Mount Vernon and a lecture about George Washington. Plus, don’t miss a screening of the award-winning dark comedy “Fargo,” a dance marathon and events in honor of Black Heritage Celebration.


News in Brief

Robert Pless to Chair Computer Science Department

Robert Pless joined GW’s Department of Computer Science on Jan. 1 as professor of computer science and chair of the department. He is the inaugural holder of the Patrick and Donna Martin Endowed Professorship.

Read more on the SEAS website

GW Law Professor Reelected to Commission

Sean Murphy, GW Law Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law, was reelected to the United Nations International Law Commission.

Read more at the International Law Commission...

School of Nursing Dean Receives Leadership in Nursing Education Award

Pamela Jeffries accepted the National League for Nursing Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education last week.

Read more at the School of Nursing website

GW, joining national movement, opens a food pantry to feed students in need

"The Store" is open to students in need of free food, an issue being addressed at more and more colleges.

Read more at the Washington Post

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Thomas LeBlanc

Five Takeaways from a Session with Thomas LeBlanc

GW’s incoming president talks about his preparation for the job, GW’s strong points and other issues.


A Cappella Singers Become Viral Voice of Women’s March

All-female musical group the GW Sirens comprised half of the choir in a video from the D.C. march viewed more than 14 million times.

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Members of Congress, Staff Cross the Aisle at GW Alumni Reception

Alumni Members credit GW for success and offer tributes to President Knapp at annual Capitol Hill event.

Maria Ferguson

Could the New Education Secretary Transform Public Education?

GW expert Maria Voles Ferguson discusses Betsy DeVos's history with "school choice" and what she will bring to federal role.

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First Cohorts of Four Scholarship Programs Look Back at Semester

Cisneros, District, Posse and Say Yes to Education scholars began their GW journeys in fall 2016.