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U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Urges Graduates ‘to Get in the Arena’

Sen. Duckworth, Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West and The Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron received honorary degrees as 6,000 students graduated from GW.


Student Donations Help Former Military Translators

May 25, 2017
GW Veterans and the GW Afghan Student Association collected home goods to help translators resettled in the D.C. area feel at home.

GW 2017 Graduates Celebrate on Social Media

May 21, 2017
Students, family and friends shared their achievements on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Corcoran School Welcomes New William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor

May 21, 2017
Joseph Kunkel is an architect and community designer working on building housing capacity in Native American communities.

Making History: The Campaign for GW Surpasses $1 Billion Goal

May 19, 2017
More than 65,000 donors propelled the university’s largest-ever fundraising initiative, which will end June 30.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Start the summer off with a look into the Ebony Fashion Fair, and don't miss other art exhibitions around campus.


News in Brief

GW Law Student Thanked for Aiding Assault Victim

Second year law student Andrew Miller helped a man being physically attacked at the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station.

Read story and see video at WJLA-TV website.

GW Hillel Director Leaving for Argentina

After seven years, Rabbi Yoni Kaiser-Blueth will leave position as executive director of Hillel at GW to become the director of the Latin America Desk for Hillel International in Buenos Aires.

Read more at Washington Jewish Week.

Jim Chung Named among Washingtonian's 100 Top Tech Leaders

Associate vice president of innovation and entrepreneurship, whose office oversees the New Venture Competition and DC I-Corps, made the list of 2017's local tech titans.

Read more at Washingtonian

"Mark Plotkin Day" to Honor GW Grad

Washington, D.C., honors Mr. Plotkin, B.A. '69, for "stellar service to the residents of the District of Columbia and as a known and outspoken advocate of District self-governance and full congressional representation."

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Class of 2017 Looks Back on Moments That Mattered

Soon-to-be GW graduates share favorite college memories as they prepare for 2017 Commencement.

An eventful four years on campus come to a close Sunday.

Four Years with the Class of 2017

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

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Former NFL Player Launches New Career in Law

Ex-Baltimore Ravens player Chris Carr found his next calling at GW Law.

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GW Community Celebrates President Knapp’s Legacy

D.C. government and community leaders joined in paying tribute to Dr. Knapp and Diane Robinson Knapp.


George Washington Awards Recognize ‘Extraordinary Contributions’

Three GW community members received the award at this year’s university-wide Commencement.

The First Destination Survey visualization provides a navigable database of post-graduation outcomes.

First Destination Survey Reports High Post-Graduation Activities Rates for Class of 2016

Results say 91 percent of 2016 graduates are employed, continuing their education or otherwise engaged.