Politics & Society

Chuck Todd and Tim Miller

A Reckoning with the Game of Politics

At the GW LGBT Policy & Practice forum, political analyst Chuck Todd talks to staunch anti-Trumper Tim Miller about his involvement with a party unfriendly toward gays.

David Byrne, lead singer of the Talking Heads, discussed ecological storytelling and the power of the media. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Talking Heads Founder David Byrne Shares ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful‘

Byrne discussed how stories can move the needle at an environmental journalism summit co-hosted by SMPA’s Planet Forward.

Retired Supreme Court Justice Breyer.

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Returns to GW for Fourth Conversation

The justice spoke about his time serving as chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and his service on the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

Members of the the South Dakota Native Tourism Alliance.

GW Initiative Strives to Expand Tourism to Indigenous Communities in the Americas

Tribal lands don’t receive much tourism, but the International Institute of Tourism Studies is working to change that while supporting Indigenous communities to protect their sacred sites and rituals...

Manuel Cuellar

Dance Embodies the Meaning of Mexico

An award-winning book by GW professor of Latin American literature and culture Manuel Cuellar recounts the importance of dance to the country’s identity.

Daniel Noboa gives a "thumbs up" gesture to his supporters.

GW Alumnus in Runoff Election to Become Ecuador’s Next President

Daniel Noboa, M.P.S. ’22, will compete in the two-person race on Oct. 15.

"The Shape of Water" now stands in the Elliott School of International Affairs. (Lily Speredelozzi/GW Today)

Panel on Latinx Art, Activism and Climate Change Welcomes ‘The Shape of Water’ to the Elliott School

GW students and professors helped assemble the artwork from reclaimed waste.

Michael Freedman

In Memoriam: Michael Freedman

The award-winning journalist served as GW vice president of communications and professor, an executive at UPI and CBS News, and president of the National Press Club.

National Voter Registration Day at GW

GW Students Prepare for National Elections

National Voter Registration Day helped students learn the steps they need to participate as voters in upcoming elections.

GW Monogram

Cory Booker to Visit GW for Discussion on Political Divide in America

The New Jersey senator will share his thoughts on what is in store for the future of democracy in the United States with the GW community in the launch of The Sesno Series.

Kingston Springs Gazette

Reviving the Heart of Her Hometown: Cate Burgan Works to Keep Her Community Informed through the ‘Kingston Springs Gazette'

After her hometown of Kingston Springs, Tennessee, lost its newspaper, Cate Burgan decided to start a newspaper by herself to ensure her community could still receive reliable news.

Kenneth R. Feinberg and Justice Stephen Breyer

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Returns to GW in an Ongoing Series of Conversations

The latest chapter focused on his work for Senator Edward Kennedy.

Nothing Will Ever Be the Same yearbook cover

In Their Words: GW Community Members Recall 9/11

Alumni, faculty and staff who were on campus in 2001 give firsthand accounts of a day that changed everything.

The Zelensky Effect co-authors

Elliott School Book Launch: ‘The Zelensky Effect’

Co-authored by Henry E. Hale and Olga Onuch, the book looks at the mutually beneficial relationship between Ukrainians and President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., at the Lincoln Memorial looking out at the 250,000 people who had come to Washington to advocate for civil rights 60 years ago on Aug. 28, 1963.

Remembering the March on Washington 60 Years Later

Acclaimed writer, political leader and double GW alumnus Paul Kendrick discusses the history of the iconic march and its legacy today.


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