GW Today Archives

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Eric Dietrich

In Photos: Veteran Documents Armed Forces Retirement Home

May 24, 2018
"Fifty Cents a Paycheck" by Corcoran School of the Arts and Design student Eric Dietrich is an intimate look at the late lives of those who serve.
Cissy Petty

Cissy Petty Named Inaugural Dean of the Student Experience

May 24, 2018
Nationally recognized student affairs leader will join GW in July.

Mary Ellsberg Named to 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

May 24, 2018
The founding director of the GW Global Women’s Institute led the first large-scale study on violence against women and girls in South Sudan.

University Enters into Ground Lease for 2000 Penn

May 23, 2018
New ground-lease operators to focus on enhancing the retail experience.

Class of 2018 Continues Legacy of Giving

May 21, 2018
Seniors celebrated their philanthropy to George Washington University, which will be honored with the creation of a new student community space on campus.
National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt spoke on hope as the "antidote" to the "epidemic of despair."

Marcia McNutt to Graduates: Be ‘Beacons of Hope’

May 20, 2018
The president of the National Academy of Sciences emphasized the power of hope in a keynote speech and 6,000 students received degrees Sunday at university Commencement on the National Mall.

Gallery: 2018 Graduates on the National Mall

May 20, 2018

The George Washington University 2018 Commencement drew 26,000 people to the National Mall Sunday--graduates, their families and friends, as well as GW faculty and staff. The D.C.

(Sydney Elle Gray/GW Today)

Voices from Graduates of 2018

May 20, 2018
Graduates and their families celebrated achievements and the majesty of the National Mall.

GW Paralegal Studies Program Honors Slain Activist

May 20, 2018
The Commencement ceremony for the CPS master’s program recognized Heather Heyer, a paralegal killed last summer during protests against neo-Nazis in Charlottesville.
Ashley Le

Student Experience Efforts Highlighted at Board of Trustees Meeting

May 18, 2018
The board also approved the university’s fiscal 2019 budget and policies on prohibited relationships and sexual harassment and violence.
tempietto photo

GW to Implement New Comprehensive Title IX Policy

May 18, 2018
The Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Interpersonal Violence Policy and related policy on prohibited relationships were approved by the GW Board of Trustees.
New board members

GW Board of Trustees to Welcome New Members

May 18, 2018
Four new trustees will join the board starting July 1.

President LeBlanc Addresses GW Community in New York

May 18, 2018
Dr. LeBlanc relayed his priorities for the university at a reception for alumni, donors, students who will start at the university in fall 2018 and their families.
GW gate

Board of Trustees Approves Fiscal 2019 University Budget

May 18, 2018
Financial aid increases, long-term investments in academic and student life priorities continue.

Enrollment and Student Experience Organization Hosts Innovations Forum

May 18, 2018
Staff and faculty from across GW joined panelists from peer institutions to discuss enhancing student experiences and outcomes.