Four Years with the Class of 2017

GW Today looks back at top stories from seniors’ time on campus.

An eventful four years on campus come to a close Sunday.
May 08, 2017

By Ruth Steinhardt

It was the summer of “Get Lucky,” royal baby mania and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington when the class of 2017 arrived at the George Washington University. On May 21, they’ll cross the stage on the National Mall as graduates. As seniors prepare for the next phase of their lives, we’re taking a look back at some of George Washington Today’s top stories and memorable cultural moments from their years as GW students.

Freshman Year: 2013-2014

Sophomore Year: 2014-2015

Junior Year: 2015-2016

Senior Year: 2016-2017

Student Life, Ruth Steinhardt


U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Deliver GW Commencement Address

February 21, 2017
The GW alumna, combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient said she looks forward to encouraging graduates to “go out and make a difference in the world.”

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Wins Election

November 09, 2016
One GW College Republican says Trump victory a chance "to see what kind of party we want to be."

Sanjit Sethi Named Inaugural Director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

August 04, 2015
Mr. Sethi brings more than 15 years of experience in arts administration and higher education to GW.

GW Celebrates Opening of Milken Institute School of Public Health Building

May 16, 2014
The sustainable, state-of-the-art building is designed to promote healthy habits.