Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine.

Scientists Must Consider Implications of Gene Editing

December 11, 2018

Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, said researchers must consider the ethical and social consequences of medical breakthroughs.

 Edward W. Gnehm

Video: Elliott School Vice Dean Remembers George H. W. Bush

December 10, 2018

Edward W. Gnehm, Jr., vice dean and Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, was appointed U.S.

William Barr Heather Nauert

President Trump to Nominate Two GW Alumni for Top Posts

December 07, 2018

The president confirmed plans to nominate GW alumni William Barr, J.D. ’77, for attorney general and Heather Nauert, B.A. ’93, as UN ambassador.

50 years after Kerner Commission report

The Kerner Commission Report 50 Years Later

December 07, 2018

GSEHD and the Eisenhower Foundation sponsored a panel discussion on the persistence of poverty, inequality and racial injustice in America.

Thomas Brzozowski

Ambiguity Surrounds Domestic Terrorism Classification

December 04, 2018

Thomas Brzozowski, domestic terrorism counsel for the Justice Department, said hate crimes and domestic terrorism are not mutually exclusive concepts.

Wade Henderson discussed the structural issues that lead to educational inequality. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Education Week)

Teachers and Policymakers Outline the Future of Education

December 03, 2018

“2020 Vision,” hosted by GW and Education Week, examined the landscape for teaching and learning after the 2018 midterm elections.

French Ambassador to the US Gérard Araud

French Ambassador to the US Visits GW

December 03, 2018

Gérard Araud said US-France relations need to be rebuilt with a new world order in mind. 

White House

Climate Report Minimization Highlights Alarming Trend

December 03, 2018

Science published by federal agencies in the Trump administration has been politicized and undermined, according to a recent report from GW and other experts.

Cynthia Vance Steele and Liberata Mulamula

Former Tanzanian Ambassador Talks Diplomacy

November 30, 2018

Liberata Mulamula, now an Elliott School visiting scholar, shared stories with the Women’s Leadership Program about her 35 years as a diplomat.

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Discusses Next Steps for a ‘Political Revolution’

November 28, 2018

The senator from Vermont talked about his new book and what the Democratic Party must do to advance a progressive agenda.

GSPM Post election 2018

Bipartisan Panel Discusses the 2018 Midterm Elections

November 19, 2018

The Frank J. Fahrenkopf and Charles T. Manatt Lecture featured a GSPM alumni panel that discussed the midterms outcome and the 2020 presidential election.

Sen. Amy Kloboucher and Steven Roberts

What to Expect from a Divided National Government

November 19, 2018

Politicians and journalists shared perspectives at SMPA event about how the new Democratic majority in the House will work with President Trump.

Ken Rosenthal

Major League Baseball Expert Predicts Rough Times for ‘America’s Pastime’

November 19, 2018

Journalist Ken Rosenthal told a GWSB audience that baseball’s aging fan base and slow pace are among the game’s problems.

lara brown

GW Expert Weighs in on Midterm Elections Results

November 12, 2018

GSPM Director Lara Brown said the country should expect more gridlock than bipartisan legislation in the next two years.

Ret. Maj. Carlos Kizzee

GW Recognizes Veterans Day

November 12, 2018

Wreath-laying ceremony commemorates the service of veterans and members of the U.S. military.