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Distinguished and Distinctive Graduate Education Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 21, 2019

GW community invited to share feedback on how to elevate doctoral programs to national preeminence and ensure high-quality graduate programming at all levels at Oct. 24 forum.

Students showed out at the Corcoran's annual masquerade. (Mariah Miranda Photography)

In Photos: Corcoran Costume Ball 2019

October 21, 2019

Halloween at the George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is always a showcase for creativity, and this year's Corcoran Costume Ball was no exception.

Marie-Eve Celio. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Marie-Eve Celio to Lead New Textile Study Center

October 21, 2019

Academic coordinator position endowed by Cotsen 1985 Trust to lead Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center, opening spring 2020.

Faculty Public Forum

World-Class Faculty Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 21, 2019

Attendees stressed the importance of building a strong environment to support faculty and improve retention.

Science Unscripted

Critical Thinking Is ‘the Price You Have to Pay’ for Internet Use

October 20, 2019

Three creators and architects of the Internet spoke at GW about challenges facing the computing field. 

Shapiro Lecture

Shapiro Lecture Focuses on Women, Peace and Security

October 18, 2019

Elliott School Shapiro Professor Adm. Michelle Howard spoke about gender equality in the military and international peacekeeping.

GW Politics Poll

GW Politics Poll Finds Warren Leads the Democratic Field

October 17, 2019

The latest poll also found that the Massachusetts senator is the preferred second choice for Sanders and Biden voters and a strong sense of support for gun control measures.

GW Board of Trustees Chair Grace Speights speaks to the Faculty Senate. (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

New Board Chair Addresses Faculty Senate

October 14, 2019

Grace Speights said strategic plan approval is planned for May 2020, while diversity and shared governance are among her priorities as chair.

Kanye West

Kanye West Makes a Surprise Visit to GW

October 14, 2019

GW students got an exclusive preview of the rapper’s upcoming album and documentary as well as the project’s new release date.

World-Class Faculty Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 14, 2019

GW community members invited to share feedback on how to best recruit, retain and promote a top-notch faculty at Oct. 16 forum.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 14, 2019

The committee seeks to define high-impact research across disciplines and identify a path to preeminence.

Paola Ramos

Host of VICE’s ‘LatinX’ Advocates for Inclusion

October 14, 2019

Paola Ramos keynotes GW’s 2019 Latinx Heritage Celebration.


SEAS Hall of Fame 2019

SEAS Inducts Four into GW Engineering Hall of Fame, Honors Former Dean Dolling

October 14, 2019

The university announced the David S. Dolling Endowed Scholarship in Engineering to support women in SEAS.

Honey and Alvin Nashman

In Memoriam: Alvin E. Nashman

October 14, 2019

Mr. Nashman held an honorary degree from GW and was a longtime friend and supporter of the university.

Stephanie Purwanto

Elliott School Student Researcher Explores Historic Media Misinformation

October 14, 2019

Stephanie Purwanto traveled abroad to study how historic media representation of Chinese-Indonesian relations impacted present-day matters.