Politics & Society

Roslyn Brock

GW Trustee Reflects on the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Roslyn M. Brock said the work of the civil rights leader strongly influenced her career.

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GW Hosts Lecture on Importance of Antiracism in Counseling Services

The 2023 MLK Jr. Lecture at GSEHD focused on moving toward antiracism and preparing future mental health professionals to utilize antiracist practices in their work.

Kamala Harris vists GW

Vice President Kamala Harris and Other Cabinet Members Visit GW on MLK Jr. Day

Harris participated in a service project with students before speaking on the importance of living out King’s legacy and mission through leadership.

Roberto Izurieta

GW Faculty Member and Alumnus Becomes Ecuador’s Ambassador to Chile

GSPM’s Roberto Izurieta said Chile has “great personal significance” for him.

Alan Orquiza at Capitol dome

Jan. 6, Two Years Later: Capitol Police Officer and GW Alumnus Says ‘We Did Our Job’

Elliott School grad Alan Orquiza and fellow law enforcement officers recently received the Congressional Gold Medal for their efforts that day.

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What to Know This Holiday Shopping Season

Renowned scholar on consumer experience and psychology Donna Hoffman of GWSB offers expertise and advice to shoppers.

Capitol Dome at night

Ten GW Alumni Elected to Congress

Jared Moskowitz, Jill Tokuda and Erin Houchin were elected to the House for the first time and join fellow GW graduates who won midterm races.

Citizen by CNN panelists

Latest Citizen by CNN Event Explores Midterm Elections

Panel of CNN political reporters shared analysis of the elections and advice for students interested in journalism.

In Photos: GW Celebrates Veterans Day

Remarks from university officials such and student leaders commemorated GW's veterans and military community.

Spencer Overton

Election Day Worries? Meet George Washington University’s Resident Voting Rights Expert

GW Law Professor Spencer Overton offers advice to officials and voters.

Valerie Biden speaking

The President’s Sister Talks ‘Growing up Biden’

Best-selling author Valerie Biden Owens discussed politics, government institutions and being Joe Biden’s “sidekick” at a GW seminar on U.S. and Latin American

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GW Climate and Health Institute Inaugural Symposium Focuses on Recent U.S. Moves toward Clean Energy

Sen. Tom Carper, chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, laid out congressional accomplishments on climate change.

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Three Perspectives on Academic Freedom

Speakers at GSEHD workshop presented views sometimes overlapping and other times competing.

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Iranian Protests Show Bravery Amid Oppression and Violence

GW community members work to “keep the conversation going.”

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Virginia School Honors GW Alumna

Unity Braxton Middle School recognizes lifelong educator and her husband.


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