Politics & Society

Michael Freedman

In Memoriam: Michael Freedman

The award-winning journalist served as GW vice president of communications and professor, an executive at UPI and CBS News, and president of the National Press Club.

National Voter Registration Day at GW

GW Students Prepare for National Elections

National Voter Registration Day helped students learn the steps they need to participate as voters in upcoming elections.

GW Monogram

Cory Booker to Visit GW for Discussion on Political Divide in America

The New Jersey senator will share his thoughts on what is in store for the future of democracy in the United States with the GW community in the launch of The Sesno Series.

Kingston Springs Gazette

Reviving the Heart of Her Hometown: Cate Burgan Works to Keep Her Community Informed through the ‘Kingston Springs Gazette'

After her hometown of Kingston Springs, Tennessee, lost its newspaper, Cate Burgan decided to start a newspaper by herself to ensure her community could still receive reliable news.

Kenneth R. Feinberg and Justice Stephen Breyer

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Returns to GW in an Ongoing Series of Conversations

The latest chapter focused on his work for Senator Edward Kennedy.

Nothing Will Ever Be the Same yearbook cover

In Their Words: GW Community Members Recall 9/11

Alumni, faculty and staff who were on campus in 2001 give firsthand accounts of a day that changed everything.

The Zelensky Effect co-authors

Elliott School Book Launch: ‘The Zelensky Effect’

Co-authored by Henry E. Hale and Olga Onuch, the book looks at the mutually beneficial relationship between Ukrainians and President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., at the Lincoln Memorial looking out at the 250,000 people who had come to Washington to advocate for civil rights 60 years ago on Aug. 28, 1963.

Remembering the March on Washington 60 Years Later

Acclaimed writer, political leader and double GW alumnus Paul Kendrick discusses the history of the iconic march and its legacy today.

GW students Liseth Widman, Joshua Abraham and Sarah Mann in front of Eliot-Hine Middle School on Friday, Aug. 4.

GW Civic Changemakers Program Introduces D.C. Middle Schoolers to Community Involvement

Now in its sixth year, the five-week summer program culminates in student projects created to have a positive community impact.

Tony Bennett speaking on stage at a podium that says The George Washington University.

In Memoriam: Tony Bennett

GW Honorary Doctor of Music, President’s Medal recipient and occasional GW guest lecturer was a cultural icon who serenaded listeners for decades.

GW alumnua Sarah Malinowski standing at Veterans Memorial Park in Kogan Plaza on George Washington University's Foggy Bottom campus.

GW Alumna Aiding Amputees

Sarah Malinowski traveled to Ukraine to improve her prosthetic knee prototype with input from amputees injured from Russia's war in Ukraine. 

The Supreme Court building of the United States, with an American flag waving in the foreground

Q & A with GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew on the Supreme Court Opinions Banning the Use of Racial Considerations in Higher Education Admissions

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that admissions programs at Harvard and the University of North Carolina violated the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause.

Yijia Gu

GW Graduate Student Is Removing the Lens Cap for LGBTQ Women

Yijia Gu’s venture, YIMU, aims to trigger social change for Chinese and Asian LGBTQ women communities through documentary filmmaking.

Amitai Etzioni

In Memoriam: Amitai Etzioni

GW’s first University Professor was a sociologist and intellectual known internationally.

GW Pride documents from GW Archives

GW’s University Archives Contain Nuggets of LGBT History

Researchers interested in various topics can view treasures on Gelman’s seventh floor.


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