Politics & Society

Mock Shaadi Heer Ranjha

In Photos: GW Community Celebrates South Asian Heritage Month with a Mock Shaadi

Multiple student groups staged performances at the annual event, which pays tribute to South Asian wedding traditions.

Moderator Casey Burgat, former U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Il.) and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)

Is Impeachment Becoming Routine?

The 2024 O’Dwyer Forum was marked by bipartisanship and good humor.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Africa’s ‘Iron Lady’ Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Visits GW

GW’s Institute for African Studies inaugurates the Bridges Institute Africa Series in conversation with the Nobel Peace laureate and former president of Liberia.

Collage of 5 books

Five Books to Kick off Women’s History Month

A few of the many reads by GW alumnae and faculty that explore contemporary and historical women’s lives.

SMPA Young Voters panel

SMPA Panel: Political Candidates Need to Get Better at Selling to Reach Young Voters and POC

Maxwell Nunes, Sejal Govindarao and Pili Tobar discussed the challenges to campaigns of reaching evolving demographic populations.

Soul Revue 2024

Black Heritage Month’s Soul Revue Samples Popular Culture

GW students spoof TV shows, celebrity rappers in the name of coming together as a community.

Four people talking on stage with GW logo in background.

Sesno Series Spotlights Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox and a Way to ‘Disagree Better’

Journalists Michel Martin and Jonah Goldberg say dying local news coverage and social media help push disagreement to contempt.

Duques Hall

GW Business Ranked No. 1 in World for Women’s Enrollment in MBA Programs

The Financial Times recognized the school for leading the charge in cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment for women.

Clockwise from top left, moderator Jeffrey Rosen and panelists Mary Anne Franks, Dawn Nunziato and Mary-Rose Papandrea.

Free Speech or Hate Speech?

Three GW Law faculty, all First Amendment experts, discussed where to draw the line on campus.

Senior VP Sharifa A. Anderson, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Fannie Mae, spoke with interim Dean Vanessa Perry about promoting values of diversity.

GW Business Hosts Discussion with Fannie Mae Senior VP on Creating Inclusive Structures for Homeownership

Senior VP Sharifa A. Anderson, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Fannie Mae, spoke with interim Dean Vanessa Perry.

Museum Studies Prof Laura Schiavo in brown sweater with classes standing in from of a staircase.

Never Neutral: U.S. Museums Face Historical ‘Reckoning’

With museums across the country reexamining their Native American exhibits, Corcoran’s Laura Schiavo uncovers a legacy of political and cultural influence.

Lunar New Year 2024

Lunar New Year, a Commingling of Asian Cultures

The GW community gathered for a festive celebration of the Year of the Dragon on the Mount Vernon campus.

FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf

FDA Commissioner Addresses Public Distrust and Social Media Impact on Decision Making

Robert M. Califf discusses challenges in rebuilding trust in a conversation at GW.

Barbara Eubanks

GW Alumna Transforms Young Lives through International Travel

Barbara Eubanks’ global leadership program for Black high school students aims to spur interest in studying abroad.

Alexa Alice Joubin and Lakeisha R. Harrison hosted a discussion focused on ocused on understanding DEI terminology across global lines.

The Elliott School Hosts Annual Inclusive Excellence Week

The theme for the 2024 Inclusive Excellence Week was “Can We Talk: The Global Language of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion."


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