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U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey and IPDGC Director Janet Steele at Wednesday's award ceremony. (Courtesy Office of Nita Lowey)

Nita Lowey Receives GW Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy

January 21, 2020

The annual Walter Roberts Award from GW’s Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication went to the 16-term representative from New York.

GW + You Community Reception audience in Philaldephia

GW + You Community Receptions Debut in Philadelphia

January 21, 2020

Alumni, families, students and friends have the chance to connect with each other and President Thomas LeBlanc at events across the country.

Omar Mohammed, Mosul Eye

Mosul after ISIS: A Conversation with Omar Mohammed

January 21, 2020

The once anonymous Iraqi news blogger who reported from Mosul during ISIS’ occupation spoke at GW about the city’s redevelopment following its recapture from the group.

MLK Day of Service

GW Honors MLK Jr. with Day of Service

January 21, 2020

Hundreds of volunteers from the GW community served throughout Washington, D.C., during the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Leadership.

Ty Bofferding

GW Top Producer of Congressional Staff

January 16, 2020

The university tops a list of universities that send the most undergraduate and graduate students to work on Capitol Hill.

Mudskipper fish and tiger salamander

Fins and Limbs Tell Evolutionary Tale

January 16, 2020

How did our earliest ancestors take their first steps from water to land? GW Biology’s Sandy Kawano follows the trail of “walking fish” on their giant leaps for humankind.

 Thomas Brzozowski

Domestic Terrorism Is a ‘Transnational’ Threat

January 15, 2020

Thomas Brzozowski, counsel for domestic terrorism at the Department of Justice, said publicizing efforts to counter domestic terrorism can be challenging. 

What’s Happening This Spring

January 14, 2020

Exhibitions on George Washington’s world and one of the world’s largest textile arts collections, plus visits to Foggy Bottom from Kronos Quartet, author Glennon Doyle and more.

President LeBlanc and Students

Message from the President

January 14, 2020

Dr. LeBlanc welcomes the GW community to the spring 2020 semester.

Lerner Health and Wellness Center

GW Offers Free Week of Group Fitness Classes

January 13, 2020

Students can register for the Lerner Health and Wellness Center’s Demo Week to take advantage of unlimited group fitness classes.

Professor of Biology Guillermo Orti, and other Faculty Senate members

Faculty Senate Discusses Resolution on Shared Governance

January 13, 2020

The resolution cites decisions related to the strategic plan and the process for faculty input.

Mark Plotkin memorial service

GW, D.C. Leadership Remember Mark Plotkin

January 10, 2020

Former mayors and other figures spoke about the GW alumnus’  legacy during a memorial service on campus.

Scott Burnotes

Welcome from the Associate VP for Safety and Security

January 10, 2020

Dear GW Neighbors,

A record from the Emigrant Savings Bank shows the names and occupations of depositors, including Peter J. Faye.

Illuminating Stories from a Famine

January 08, 2020

CCAS professor Tyler Anbinder’s latest project is the largest longitudinal research database of Irish Potato Famine immigrants in New York City.