Savannah Guthrie

Savannah Guthrie to Graduates: Take a ‘Big, Giant, Daring Leap’

Ms. Guthrie delivered the university’s graduation address Sunday on the National Mall.


Class of 2019 Celebrates with Senior Class Toast

May 19, 2019

Seniors marked the end of their undergraduate careers and the ‘Only at GW’ moments they’ve experienced along the way.

Board of Trustees Elects New Leadership, Approves Budget

May 17, 2019

The fiscal 2020 budget includes funding for renovating Thurston, eliminating or reducing student charges.

Faculty Code Changes Approved

May 17, 2019

Revised code becomes effective July 1.


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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

It’s finally time: Celebrate graduating students and the end of the school year during Commencement Week. Plus get a taste of Hawaiian culture at the Smithsonian, craft with Textile Museum experts at Family Day and more.

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Isabel Pellegrino

How I Got the Job: Clearing the Way to a Public Relations Career

Recent graduate Isabel Pellegrino, B.A. ’19, merged her skills and interests to land an internship, now job, with Edelman.

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Seniors’ Favorite GW Memories

In their own words, graduating seniors talk about their most memorable moments during their time at the university.

Tyriana Evans

SMPA’s Tyriana Evans Named 2019 Commencement Student Speaker

The B.A. candidate in journalism and mass communication will speak about overcoming fear.

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NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie Will Be GW’s Commencement Speaker

Cindy McCain, alumna Christine Darden also will receive honorary degrees at the May 19 ceremony.

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Alumni Offer Advice to the Class of 2019

GW alumni offer words of wisdom to those poised to follow in their footsteps.

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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.”