2017 GW Graduation Photo Gallery

Crowd Shot of GW Commencement 2017 on the National Mall

About 6,000 students graduated Sunday in the George Washington University 2017 Commencement. In her Commencement address, U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) urged the students to "get in the arena" and to "be humble." (Photos by William Atkins, Logan Werlinger and Rick Reinhard/GW Today)


GW Graduates Make Lasting Memories

May 21, 2017
The Class of 2017 reflect on their time at GW on Commencement day.

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

May 21, 2017
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.

George Washington Awards Recognize ‘Extraordinary Contributions’

May 21, 2017
Three GW community members received the award at this year’s university-wide Commencement.