Politics & Society

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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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Rethinking Media in a Turbulent Political Era

A former CNN correspondent and a panel of media and political analysts discussed the role of media in the U.S. democracy.

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Student Voices: Celebrating Rosh Hashanah with the Second Gentleman

Five GW students share their thoughts after an interfaith celebration with second gentleman Douglas Emhoff at the vice president’s mansion.

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Two GW Alumni Elected to Serve as State Bar Presidents

Sherry Levin Wallach, B.B.A. ’92, and Gary Lesser, B.A. ’89, plan to use their new positions to help mentor young lawyers.

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Sen. Murphy, former Rep. Hurd Discuss Gun Control in Bipartisan Conversation at GW

The Democrat and Republican found common ground in their discussion on how to progress the polarizing political issue.

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To Fight Structural Inequity, Institutions Must Face Ugly Truths

Delivering Equity Institute Initiative keynote, professor and CNN commentator Eddie Glaude pointed to the “value gap” at the root of structural inequality.


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