Politics & Society


GW and José Andrés Partner to Lead the World in Delivering Food Systems Solutions through Global Food Institute

Powered by interdisciplinary research and teaching, the Global Food Institute will deliver solutions to the biggest challenges facing the world’s food system.


Kamala Harris Highlights White House Forum on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Held at GW

The vice president was one of many influential speakers at the forum dedicated to celebrating and pledging progress to the AANHPI community.

GW Brings Industry and Government Leaders Together for Inaugural Cybersecurity Forum

The daylong event further strengthened the university’s commitment to cybersecurity research and education.

David Shambaugh

Global Society Is David Shambaugh’s Classroom

GW alumnus and Elliott School professor is internationally recognized for his five decades of scholarly work involving contemporary China and the international relations of Asia.

GW panel with Afghan students

GSEHD Conference Provides Afghan Students a Platform to Share Their Stories

A GW panel of recently resettled Afghan students with scholars, practitioners and policy makers discussed students’ experiences.

Anne Lindberg's "what color is divine light?" is a massive site-specific installation composed of thousands of chromatic threads. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Divine Light Dawns at the Museum

Two linked exhibitions explore the concept of sacredness in space.

Vicky Wang

GW Serves: Chemistry Student Believes Changes to Justice System Matter

Vicky Wang, also a criminal justice minor and future forensic chemistry graduate student, gains inspiration tutoring kids from underserved communities at D.C. nonprofit.

Raise High for Social Justice: GW Supporting the Women of Iran

GW Community Shows Solidarity with the Women of Iran

Diplomats and women’s rights advocates lead discussion on human rights violations.

Carrie Compere plays Sister Rosetta Tharpe in a musical based on Gayle Wald's "Shout, Sister, Shout." (Courtesy Ford's Theatre)

‘Shout Sister Shout!’ Celebrates Rosetta Tharpe, the Woman Who Helped Invent Rock and Roll

Based on the book by CCAS professor Gayle F. Wald, the production runs at Ford’s Theatre through May 13.

Matt Dallek

GW Professor Analyzes how One Group Helped Radicalize American Right-Wing Politics

Political historian Matthew Dallek explored in his new book how a notorious far-right organization set the Republican Party on a long march toward extremism.

Clinton Global Initiative University

GW Students Attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Led by former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the annual meeting brought together young adult leaders from around the world.

Miguel Cardona

GW Serves: Senior’s Newark-Based Nonprofit Empowers Young Boys in Hometown

Milken Institute School of Public Health student Miguel Cardona started Boys to Leaders Foundation when he was in middle school.

TikTok app

Why Is TikTok Under Attack from the U.S. Government?

Scott White, the director of the GW Cybersecurity Program and Cyber Academy, explained why officials are concerned TikTok is a security risk.

Negin Farsad shared her experiences growing up the child of Iranian immigrants in Palm Springs, Calif. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Comedy against Ignorance

Iranian American comedian, author and activist Negin Farsad delivered the keynote at GW’s 8th Annual Diversity Summit.

GW Tempietto

White Paper Offers Research-Informed Recommendations to Curb Gun Violence

Experts from GW and other members of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area contributed to the 120 Initiative’s report.


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