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SJT Scholarships Offer Free College Education

GW surprises 10 D.C. students with full-ride Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarships.


Democratic Pollster Talks about Race and Politics

March 24, 2017
Political analyst Cornell Belcher tells GW audience that race remains the most powerful variable in U.S. elections.

In Memoriam: Corrina Mehiel

March 23, 2017
The George Washington University mourns Corrina Mehiel, an artist working as a project assistant at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

Former Imprisoned Journalist Talks Reporting Under Threat

March 22, 2017
Yeganeh Rezaian talks to students in the Women’s Leadership Program about challenges of female reporters in Muslim countries.

Stars Align for Generational Tax Reform

March 21, 2017
Chair and ranking member of House tax-writing panel discuss prospects at GW.

#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Author and pollster Cornell Belcher discusses his book about race during the Obama presidency with SMPA’s Frank Sesno. Plus, a free screening of the Coen brothers’ popular screwball comedy “O Brother, Where Art Thou,” a celebration of D.C. poetry and an exhibition of rare books about women.


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

Editor's Picks


GW Figure Skater Eyes 2018 Olympics

Sophomore Colette Kaminski balances life as a student and as a world-class figure skater for the Polish national team.


GW Reaches Out to D.C. Via ArtReach

A partnership of ArtReach and GW’s Corcoran Arts Continuing Education Programs prepares D.C. art students for college.

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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.”

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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.


Hip Hop Artist D.R.A.M. to Perform at Lisner Auditorium

Limited number of discounted tickets for students is available beginning at noon March 2.


Gymnastics Takes Conference Title

Cami Drouin-Allaire wins all-around and vault titles as Colonials win second EAGL title in three years