Christopher Jackson event

Hamilton Actor Christopher Jackson Reflects on George Washington Role

February 24, 2021

Mr. Jackson sought to understand the man behind the myth to deliver an authentic and truthful Washington portrayal, he explained in a bicentennial talk with GW’s Denver Brunsman.

Jerry Reinsdorf

Chicago Bulls and White Sox Owner Speaks at GW Sports Conference

February 22, 2021

GW alumnus Jerry Reinsdorf spoke about the impact of COVID-19 on sports and the importance of philanthropy.

Yamiche Alcindor on Zoom

Yamiche Alcindor Talks about Being a Black Reporter in a ‘Chaotic’ White House

February 22, 2021

During a virtual Black Heritage Celebration event, the PBS NewsHour’s White House correspondent discussed the importance of telling Black stories as a political journalist.

Jake Sherman

Press Pass: Alumnus Journalist Is Eyewitness to Congress

February 20, 2021

Veteran Politico reporter Jake Sherman, BA ’08, covered budget battles and the Capitol Hill riots. Now he’s breaking news with Punchbowl News.


The Biden Administration and the World

February 17, 2021

Elliott School experts weighed in on the potential changes the Biden administration may bring to American foreign policy.

lunar new year 2021

GW's Lunar New Year Celebration Draws Global Audience

February 16, 2021

The annual event was virtual this year and ushered in the Year of the Ox.  

Shaping S&T Policy: US & International Perspectives

International Collaboration, Private Partnerships Key to Future of Space Exploration

February 16, 2021

Elliott School faculty and space policy experts Scott Pace and Pascale Ehrenfreund discussed the need to foster sustainable space initiatives.

voting booth

Q & A: Dominion Voting Systems v. Rudy Giuliani

February 07, 2021

GW Law professor Roger Schechter offered his views on the defamation lawsuit involving former President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer.

Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson Examines America’s Racial Caste System

February 01, 2021

The award-winning author and journalist discussed the importance of reckoning with history during a discussion of her new book, “Caste.”

Joe Biden

What to Expect from the Biden Administration and International Affairs

February 01, 2021

Elliott School experts discussed the new administration’s approach to foreign policy in key global regions.


Q & A: Biden’s First 100 Days

January 27, 2021

GSPM’s Todd Belt discussed what to expect from President Joe Biden’s first weeks in office as his administration implements policy and works to keep the Democratic Party unified.

Insurrection at Capitol Hill Panel

The Insurrection at the Capitol and Its Legal Implications

January 18, 2021

GW Law experts discussed whether the Senate can hold an impeachment trial after Trump leaves office, the legality of Trump’s ban from social media platforms and more.

Image of the U.S. Capitol Building (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

IDDP Director: Social Media Abetted, but Didn’t Cause, Capitol Riots

January 11, 2021

Rebekah Tromble said that while social media helped unite far-right groups and spread disinformation, institutional support for the extremist cause made the insurrection possible.

Newly elected Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), pictured in August 2020.

Q & A: Georgia Senate Runoff Elections

January 11, 2021

GSPM's Casey Burgat discussed the political and policy implications of the two Democratic Senate victories that led to the party’s control over both houses of Congress.

Amy Cohen

Amy Cohen Receives Community Engagement Award

December 15, 2020

The director for the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service was honored for her contributions to the institutionalization of community engagement at GW.