Insurrection at Capitol Hill Panel

The Insurrection at the Capitol and Its Legal Implications

January 18, 2021

GW Law experts discussed whether the Senate can hold an impeachment trial after Trump leaves office, the legality of Trump’s ban from social media platforms and more.

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IDDP Director: Social Media Abetted, but Didn’t Cause, Capitol Riots

January 11, 2021

Rebekah Tromble said that while social media helped unite far-right groups and spread disinformation, institutional support for the extremist cause made the insurrection possible.

Newly elected Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), pictured in August 2020.

Q & A: Georgia Senate Runoff Elections

January 11, 2021

GSPM's Casey Burgat discussed the political and policy implications of the two Democratic Senate victories that led to the party’s control over both houses of Congress.

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Amy Cohen Receives Community Engagement Award

December 15, 2020

The director for the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service was honored for her contributions to the institutionalization of community engagement at GW.

Rohini Kosoglu

GW Alumna Picked to Join All-Women Team in Harris’ VP Office

December 09, 2020

Rohini Kosoglu has been selected to serve as Kamala Harris’ domestic policy adviser; nearly two dozen GW alumni serve on the Biden-Harris transition team.

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GWSB Professor on What Biden Should Do for Economic Recovery

December 07, 2020

Much of what happens next will depend on who controls the Senate, GWSB’s Robert Van Order said.

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GW’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics Expands Its Global Reach

December 03, 2020

Digital rights activist Seyi Akiwowo is the latest addition to the one-year-old IDDP, where research is driving national and international responses to questions of digital media.

David Michaels

GW Epidemiologist Named to Biden-Harris Transition’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

December 01, 2020

Milken Institute School of Public Health Professor David Michaels is focused on improving protections for health care workers exposed to COVID-19.

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Is There a Future for Presidential Debates?

December 01, 2020

Three 2020 debate moderators and two members of the Commission on Presidential Debates discuss lessons learned from this election cycle.

Higher Education

GW Experts Weigh In on What Biden’s Win Means for Higher Ed

November 30, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden’s higher education plan includes the possibility of free community college, student loan forgiveness and expanded access to opportunities beyond high school.

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Rubicon CEO Talks Innovation During Financial Crises

November 23, 2020

Rubicon CEO and GW alumnus Nate Morris shared keys to entrepreneurial success that he learned from the 2008 recession during a George Talks Business virtual event.

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Q & A: Milken SPH Expert Discusses How the Biden Administration Will Combat COVID-19

November 23, 2020

Jeff Levi, professor of health policy and management at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, chaired a public health advisory group during the Obama administration. 

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On Climate, GW Scientists See Biden Plans as Fresh Air

November 18, 2020

The incoming administration has proposed a broad strategy to address climate change. GW scientists say it can reach crucial environmental goals—but time is running out.

Kimberle Crenshaw

Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw Envisions Intersectional Racial Justice

November 16, 2020

During the sixth annual Diversity Summit, Ms. Crenshaw discussed Black womanhood, critical race theory and white supremacy in the U.S.

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In Photos: Corcoran Students Document the 2020 Election

November 12, 2020

Photojournalism students in cities across the country captured moments during and after the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.