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GDub Madness 2018

In Photos: GW Celebrates Colonials Weekend

October 29, 2018

The university community celebrated school spirit with the annual Colonials Weekend, which featured food, music, games and more.

Pete Souza at GW's Lisner Auditorium

President Obama’s Photographer Talks about his New Book

October 29, 2018

Pete Souza shared stories behind images of Obama and how he used them as commentary about President Trump during a Politics and Prose event at GW.

Steven Knapp and portraitist Bradley Stevens unveil Mr. Stevens' painting at the National Churchill Library and Center. (William

Portrait of Steven Knapp Unveiled at Gelman

October 29, 2018

GW’s most recent president emeritus and portraitist Bradley Stevens revealed a painting that depicts Dr. Knapp at the heart of campus life.

Pieces from the museum collection are laid out for digital photography at the Avenir Center.

Museum Grant Will Make Textiles Available Globally via Digital Database

October 29, 2018

The $250,000 award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services creates funding for high-resolution photography and digital data collection of some 5,200 objects.

Ashley Le and Thomas LeBlanc

9 Takeaways from a Conversation with the President

October 29, 2018

Members of the GW community gathered to ask President Thomas LeBlanc questions during a Colonials Weekend event.

Free Speech 2018

Experts Explore Free Speech on College Campuses

October 29, 2018

Legal experts, media professionals and college administrators discussed the future of free speech on campuses in light of changing politics and emerging media.


2018 alumni award winners

Meet the 2018 GW Alumni Awards Recipients

October 26, 2018

The university honored nine alumni for their significant career accomplishments and service commitment.

President Thomas LeBlanc

President LeBlanc to Faculty: What’s Next for GW?

October 25, 2018

At Faculty Assembly, Dr. LeBlanc proposed a “thought exercise” to encourage strategic thinking on the university’s future.

Payman Dehghanian

GW Sustainability Announces 2018 Duke Energy Innovation Fund Winners

October 24, 2018

Four teams of GW faculty lead research endeavors on revolutionizing electric grids and creating a pipeline for students pursuing careers in energy.

Panelists Robert Gee, David Shambaugh, Madelyn Ross and Nien Su discussed the fraying Sino-American relationship.

Is War with China Inevitable?

October 24, 2018

Panelists at the George Washington University said it is not, but concerns about the two countries’ disintegrating relationship remain.

A guest at the Corcoran Masquerade Ball.

In Photos: Corcoran Masquerade Ball 2018

October 24, 2018

Students and community members celebrated Halloween in fun, elegant and eerie style.

Gillian Horn image

Behind the Scenes at ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

October 24, 2018

Gillian Horn, a senior at SMPA, used GW connections and networking to turn her passion for entertainment and journalism into a job with one of late night comedy’s leading lights.

Ambassador Bushnell

Ambassador Prudence Bushnell Remembers 1998 Embassy Bombings

October 24, 2018

The former U.S. ambassador to Kenya and Guatemala talked at the Elliott School about leadership and ethics in recounting the terrorist attacks on U.S. embassy buildings in East Africa.

Genomics Core Center

Genomics Core Center Will Support ‘Groundbreaking Discoveries’

October 23, 2018

The new facility in Science and Engineering Hall will centralize GW’s genomic analysis enterprise and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration.

GW School of Nursing

Study: Journalists Rarely Use Nurses as Expert Sources

October 23, 2018

Twenty years after a study found nurses’ voices were underrepresented in the media, a GW Nursing replication finds little has changed.