Politics & Society

Andrews Nyantakyi demonstrates CPR on a mannequin at a training session organized by his nonprofit Elijeko Foundation. (Courtesy Elijeko Foundation)

In Ghana, Nursing Alumnus’ Organization Saves Lives One Bystander at a Time

Andrews Nyantakyi, A.B.S.N. ’22, is founder and executive director of the healthcare nonprofit Elijeko Foundation.

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

Stephen Breyer, Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Returns to the George Washington University for Fifth Conversation in Series

The Justice spoke about his time on the nation’s highest court, his new book and his criticisms of textualism.

2024 Cafritz Awards winners

Dedication and Innovation Celebrated at the 21st Annual Calvin Cafritz Awards Gala

The GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership and the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation honored distinguished D.C. government employees.

Ward 7 candidates forum at Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church

GW Hosts Candidates Forum for Ward 7 D.C. Council Seat

Ten people seeking to succeed retiring Council member Vincent Gray, B.A. ’64, answered questions at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church.

SMPA panel on influencers in politics.

SMPA Discussion Provides Insights on How Social Media Influencers Redefine Political Marketing

The discussion touched on topics including ensuring authenticity in political messaging on social media platforms and challenges in partnering with influencers for political ads.

Senator Chris Coons (foreground, in conversation with Frank Sesno) laid out some of the steps federal and local lawmakers are taking toward a sustainable future. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Better Futures for People and the Planet Take Shape at GW

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) was among featured speakers at an event celebrating the university's Alliance for a Sustainable Future.

Michael Hankinson (l.) and Danny Hayes

GW Students in Introductory Political Science Class Gain Knowledge to Help Them Become Tomorrow’s Leaders

Professors discuss what they want their students to take away from their course.

U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D-Mass.) speaks at “The Future of Federal Food Purchasing" summit at the Milken Institute SPH. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Global Food Institute and Federal Good Food Purchasing Coalition Convene Federal Food Procurement Experts

GFI founder José Andrés, U.S. Reps. James McGovern and Chellie Pingree and USDA officials were among the speakers at a two-day summit.

US Supreme Court

Amicus Brief Urges Supreme Court to Protect Public Health and Uphold EMTALA

Milken Institute SPH Dean Lynn R. Goldman joined public health scholars and health care organizations in filing friend-of-the-court brief to protect the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act.

Ed O'Keefe and Julie Chávez Rodríguez

From Organizing Farmworkers to Getting out the Vote

Julie Chávez Rodríguez, the grandchild of César Chávez and adviser to two U.S. presidents, discussed the importance of Latinos in U.S. politics with CBS News’ Ed O’Keefe.

Environmental Law Symposium

George Washington University Hosts Environmental Law Symposium with Keynote and Panels Devoted to Hope

At GW Law's Environmental Law symposium, student James Crisafulli won the Grodsky Prize for the year’s best paper.

AI in political campaigns panel

The Brave New World of AI in Political Campaigns

SMPA and “Campaigns and Elections” sponsored a discussion on the role of artificial intelligence in the 2024 election cycle.

GW Today election 2024

Q & A: How to Cure a Case of Political Déjà Vu

Voting early is a good idea, according to a George Washington University political expert.


CPS Hosts Panel on Women in Homeland Security

Women leaders discussed the paths they took to move ahead in a growing field.

GW Catholic members outside under cherry blossom tree

Students from GW Catholics Explain What Holy Week and Easter Means to Them

Climax of the Lenten season is a time for Christians to celebrate and recognize the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.


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