Pulitzer Prize medal front and back

Nine Members of the GW Community Awarded Pulitzer Prizes

May 12, 2022
The deputy director of the Program on Extremism, a Corcoran faculty member and seven alumni from CCAS, Corcoran and SMPA were recognized for their excellence in journalism.
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Dozens of Alumni, Professors Named among Washingtonian’s Most Influential Policymakers

May 12, 2022
The magazine’s “500 Most Influential People Shaping Policy” list was published last week.
mental health panel

Disconnection, Isolation Pose Challenges to Mental Health

May 11, 2022
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and a panel of experts at the Milken Institute SPH discussed the role of social connection in fostering a fulfilling life.
 Alex Marquardt, Donie O’Sullivan and Jason Rezaian gave perspectives on how journalists can approach a polarized society.

Journalists Say Press Freedom Is More Vulnerable and More Important than Ever

May 04, 2022
CNN’s Sam Feist, Alex Marquardt, Donie O’Sullivan and Jason Rezaian discussed the importance of the free press to upholding democracy.
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A Legacy Left

May 03, 2022
Ambassador Edward “Skip” Gnehm Jr., a retiring ESIA faculty member and dual GW alumnus who played a major role liberating Kuwait in 1991, will have a fellowship named in his honor.
Debates 2022

GW Hosts D.C. Mayoral and Attorney General Forums

May 02, 2022
Candidates for both elected offices addressed crime, housing and education in inaugural forums presented by GW and the League of Women Voters.
Bernhard Streitwieser

How Should Refugees Be Treated?

April 27, 2022
GSEHD professor Bernhard Streitwieser says they should be welcomed and educated.
Truth and Equity panel

Expert Panel Explores Roots of Trauma, Racism in D.C.

April 25, 2022
Legal, public health, medical and community engagement leaders gathered to discuss how structural racism impacts all facets of society.
GW women leaders

Women Leaders at GW Discuss Career Paths with Students

April 11, 2022
A Women’s Leadership Program symposium heard from the heads of GW Law, the Elliott School and the Corcoran School.
Sens. Martin Heinrich and Ed Markey discussed the importance of reducing American reliance on fossil fuels. (Maansi Srivastava)

Democratic Senators Say ‘There Is a Path’ to Passing Major Climate Legislation

April 11, 2022
In a two-panel CNN Citizen event at GW, Sens. Martin Heinrich and Ed Markey stressed the importance of government action to meaningfully address climate change.
Adam Goldstein

GW Alumnus Travels to Ukraine to Help the Neediest

April 07, 2022
Adam Goldstein is working as a trauma surgeon at a makeshift hospital in the Eastern European country.
Space Policy

GW Celebrates 50 Years of Studying Science and Technology Policy

April 05, 2022
Professor Emeritus John Logsdon discussed the history of researching and teaching about science, space and technology policy at the university.
Climate Change Simulation 2022

Learning the Complexity of Political Negotiations

March 26, 2022
The Graduate School of Political Management hosted a climate change simulation workshop for students from GW and other universities.
Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright’s 2000 Commencement Address

March 24, 2022
Albright was the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state.
GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew

Dean Matthew: ‘Health Is a Byproduct of Justice’

March 21, 2022
GW Law’s Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew delivered the keynote address at the 2022 Health Law Symposium.