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.

suse anderson

CCAS Professor Publishes Essays by Museum Studies Grad Students

Suse Anderson compiled the collection, a third in a series.

Stephanie Sarandos

SMHS Names New Assistant Dean for Evaluation

Stephanie Sarandos will be responsible for all aspects of medical doctor program evaluation.

Susan Jones

GW Law Professor Receives Fulbright Specialist Scholar Award

Susan R. Jones begins her project in the UK in October 2023.

ryan patterson

GW Swimmer Featured on ABC News

Ryan Patterson, B.A. ’22, a graduate student-athlete, was featured for his work as one of the aviation industry's most sought-after photographers.

aman luthra

Geography Professor Rewarded with CCAS Impact Award

Aman Luthra, an assistant professor of climate and environmental change, will continue his research on the extent of pollination limitation in crop production.

Herbert Davis

GWSB Professor Receives Fulbright Specialist Program Award

Herbert J. Davis, professor of strategic management and international affairs, begins his project June 30.

Lisa Leibow

CPS Faculty Member Admitted to the Supreme Court Bar

Leibow was sworn in this spring in open court before all nine justices.


Alumnus Premieres Documentary at Big Sky Festival

Andy McMillan, B.F.A ’06, premiered his first feature documentary film titled "Mississippi River Styx."

Ramsey Scholars

GW Investment Institute Distinguishes 10 Students as Ramsey Scholars

GWII awarded $50,000 to top 10 performing students from their classes from this past academic year.

Yvonne Orji

Alumna Signs Deal with Sony Pictures Television

Yvonne Orji, B.A. ’05, M.P.H ’08, has signed a two-year, first-look deal with the entertainment company.

Joseph Braswell

GSEHD Student Featured on Sesame Street

Joseph Braswell is working on his master's in special education for children.


Collaborative for Applied Studies in Jewish Education Wins Excellence in Research Award

CASJE won the award that recognizes and highlights research projects that can impact Jewish life.

Amanda Brownfield

GW Business Alumna Named CEO of IAP Worldwide Services Inc

Amanda Brownfield, M.B.A. ’01, will lead the company that serves defense and national security agencies.

Diana Pardo Pedraza and Melani McAlister

Two Members of Faculty Earn Radcliffe Institute Fellowships

Diana Pardo Pedraza and Melani McAlister earned fellowships at the institute known as a global leader in interdisciplinary scholarship.


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