Native American Students Intern on Capitol Hill

August 08, 2019

Students in the Native American Political Leadership Program interned with the first Native American women elected to Congress.

Flowers on GW's Toni Morrison bench commemorate the life of the monumental thinker and author. (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

GW Remembers Novelist Toni Morrison

August 06, 2019

A bench on campus honors the Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner who spoke at the university in 2011.

field hockey

Loretta DiPietro Goes for Gold

August 02, 2019

The Milken Institute School of Public Health professor recently represented the U.S. in a field hockey tournament for athletes over age 60.The Milken Institute School of Public Health professor recently represented the U.S. in a field hockey tournament for athletes over age 60.

Mark Esper

GW Alumnus Confirmed as U.S. Defense Secretary

July 23, 2019

The Senate voted to make former Trachtenberg School student Mark Esper the head of the Pentagon.

Michael Collins

Apollo 11 Astronauts: A Global Approach Should Drive Future Space Exploration

July 22, 2019

Astronauts Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin gathered with space experts at GW to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Catherine Poulton, Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Manager at UNICEF

First GenderPro Cohort Begins Summit

July 19, 2019

International development workers will earn a first-of-its-kind certification in the gender field.

Bernie Sanders speaks at GW

Bernie Sanders Returns to GW

July 18, 2019

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate gave a speech on campus about his “Medicare for All” proposal.

LGBT Health Forum

LGBT Health Forum Discusses Stonewall Riots

July 15, 2019

Journalists, activists and authors talked about the impact the 1969 Stonewall riots had on the progress of LGBTQ rights.

Dianne Martin

50 Years Later: Former GW Professor Reflects on the Apollo Program

July 03, 2019

Dianne Martin says her time working as a programmer leading up to the moon landing changed the course of her life. 

Todd Belt

Who Won the First Democratic Presidential Debates?

July 01, 2019

GSPM’s Todd Belt analyzes the 20 candidates’ display of policy and personality on the crowded debate stage.

President LeBlanc and Gil Cisneros

An Evening on the Hill

July 01, 2019

GW President Thomas LeBlanc and university leadership gathered with alumni who serve in Congress, staff members and others who work in politics and government.

CEPL Director James Robinson, VP for Development and Alumni Relations Donna Arbide, Calvin Cafritz, and Thomas and Anne LeBlanc

The Cafritz Foundation Recognizes Distinguished D.C. Government Employees

June 24, 2019

GW President Thomas LeBlanc and the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership host a celebration that honored extraordinary public servants.

Leana Wen

Planned Parenthood President Discusses Need for Reproductive Healthcare Providers

June 24, 2019

During the inaugural Health Workforce Equity Summit, Leana Wen said that it is a critical time to be part of the reproductive health workforce.

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: Democratic Socialism Should Be a Byword, Not a Boogeyman

June 13, 2019

The senator and presidential candidate delivered a rebuke to “unfettered capitalism” and proposed an “economic bill of rights” during speech at GW.

Flemming Awards 2019

Arthur S. Flemming Award Recognizes Public Servants

June 07, 2019

Former Sen. Elizabeth Dole received a lifetime achievement award, and other government employees were honored by GW for exceptional work in the public sector.