Christine Darden

Christine Darden Is One of NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’

February 22, 2018
The GW alumna talked about her work at the space agency and her career in mathematics and engineering after a screening of the award-winning film.

Alumna Elana Meyers Taylor Wins Silver Medal

February 22, 2018
The former Colonial picked up her third Olympic medal since 2010.

Q & A: George Washington’s Pursuit of a Runaway Slave Woman

February 20, 2018
Scholar Erica Armstrong Dunbar shares the story of Ona Judge, the runaway slave who evaded the Washingtons’ efforts to recapture her.

Black Women Journalists Embrace Challenge of White House Coverage

February 12, 2018
Panelists described covering the Trump administration as chaotic and tough.

GW Hosts British Parliament Hearings on Fake News

February 12, 2018
Members of Britain’s House of Commons question Google, Facebook and Twitter representatives over disinformation and fake news.
John King

Obama Education Secretary Calls for Closing Racial, Economic Gulf in Educational Outcomes

February 09, 2018
John B. King Jr. visited GW to discuss improvements and remaining challenges under 2016 education act.

National Security Address Sounds Alarm on Threats Facing U.S.

February 09, 2018
House Homeland Security Committee chair warned of overlooked vulnerabilities and risks to the country.

Watch the House of Commons of the United Kingdom ‘Fake News’ Hearing

February 07, 2018
British Parliament to livestream “fake news” committee hearing held at GW on Thursday.

350.Org Launches Fossil Free Campaign

February 02, 2018
Senator Bernie Sanders was among speakers at the event called “Fossil Free Fast: the Climate Resistance.”

Political Commentator Kicks off Black Heritage Celebration

January 31, 2018
CNN’s Angela Rye encouraged students to demand change with “a sense of urgency.”
Byron Mallott

Lieutenant Governor Says Alaska Is ‘Ground Zero’ for Climate Change

January 29, 2018
Byron Mallott said the state already has started to move communities because of climate change.

Best-Selling Author Tells GW Students to Reflect and Contemplate

January 29, 2018
William Deresiewicz said students should learn to think before trying to change the world.

GW Community Spreads MLK's Messages

January 22, 2018
Members of the GW community read MLK’s writings during “Messages from the Mountaintop.”

How to Prioritize Exercise, Healthy Eating Goals in 2018

January 18, 2018
Jennifer Sacheck, chair of the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, said practical and sustainable goals are the key to forming long-lasting habits.
program on extremism

Hate Crimes, Domestic Terrorism Not ‘Mutually Exclusive’

January 10, 2018
Thomas Brzozowski, domestic terrorism counsel for the Justice Department, spoke about the challenges the department faces when trying domestic terrorists.