Pause for Applause

Pause for Applause

Pause for Applause celebrates the outstanding achievements of our faculty, staff, students and alumni. Here you'll find a collection of stories showcasing accolades within the GW community.

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President Granberg

President Granberg Recognized for her Contributions to Higher Education

“Diverse: Issues In Higher Education” highlighted the GW president as one of 40 top women in higher education.


Elliott School Dean Appointed to National Endowment for Democracy Board

The National Endowment for Democracy’s board of directors includes leading scholars and practitioners in democracy and foreign policy.

Cherry blossoms framing a GW campus banner

CCAS Student Published in The Washington Post

Allison Robbert’s photos that were published in The Post featured lambs grazing in the backyard of local homes in Arlington, Virginia.

Herman Aguinis

GW Business Professor Authored Book

Herman Aguinis’ book can be a tool for managers to help employees grow and improve to support their organization’s strategic objectives.

Sylvain Guiriec

CCAS Professor Asked to Speak at International Science Conference

Sylvain Guiriec's expertise includes high-energy astrophysics.

N. Kirkpatrick

CCAS Alumnus Awarded 2023 Innovative Award

The Innovative Storytelling Award recognizes digital journalism that re-invents the way stories are told.

Wendy Galietta

CCAS Alumna Awarded 2023 Innovative Award

The Innovative Storytelling Award recognizes digital journalism that re-invents the way stories are told.

Cherry blossoms framing a GW campus banner

GW School of Business Granted Re-accreditation

Interim Dean Vanessa Perry thanked the many faculty, staff and students involved in supporting the process that led to the school being granted re-accreditation.

Quinton Carroll

GWSB Alumnus Named to 40 Under 40 List

Quinton Carroll is being recognized for his demonstrated leadership and commitment to the community.

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CCAS Professor Published Book

Laura Schiavo’s book highlights how museums reflect and shape political and cultural beliefs.

Farhana Faruqe

GSEHD Alumna Received Grant to Help Prepare Students for Careers in AI

Farhana Faruqe’s project received a $90,000 grant from the Jefferson Trust.

“An Inside Job: A Guide to Self-discovery in an Ever-Changing World" by  Samyudha Rajesh

GW Student to Publish Book

Samyudha Rajesh’s book aims to take readers on a journey of self-reflection.

Brown football on green field (Photo by Dave Adamson)

GW School of Business Research Examines Effectiveness of NFL’s Rooney Rule

As the Super Bowl approaches, the study by professor James Wade evaluated the effectiveness of the NFL’s policy aimed at increasing diversity among its coaches.

David Shambaugh

Elliott School Professor Began Visiting Fellowship

David Shambaugh is joining the Hoover Institution as a distinguished visiting fellow during the 2023‒2024 academic year.

Vanessa Lee Christensen

GSEHD Alumna Authored New Book

Vanessa Lee Christensen published a new addition to her children’s book series, “Baby Go!”


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