Sam Goldman

Learning to Live with Nationalism?

October 19, 2021
In his new book, political science professor Samuel Goldman argues that America works best when we accept our nationalistic divide.
Latino voices

Changing the Focus of News Media Stories about Latinos

October 18, 2021
During Hispanic Heritage Celebration, GW School of Media and Public Affairs and the Cisneros Institute hosted a panel on diversifying media representation of Latinos.
Jan. 6 journalist event

National Press Members Pull Back Curtains To Their Coverage of Jan. 6 Aftermath

October 12, 2021
Panel tells Program on Extremism audience that continued coverage of Capitol siege offers glimpse into how the United States got to such a contentious moment.
Paul Farber. (Courtesy Monument Lab)

Why Do Monuments Matter?

October 11, 2021
Paul Farber, William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement at the Corcoran, studies what we do and don’t build statues about.
Implications of Taliban Rule in Afghanistan

Experts: Many Implications of Taliban Rule in Afghanistan Still Unknown

October 05, 2021
Military, Middle East and Central Asian scholars tell an Elliott School audience that the Taliban has reversed progress and resorted back to old ways of law.
Members of Border panel discussion.

Students Express Disappointment with the Biden Administration Immigration Policy

October 02, 2021
The GW Chapter of Lambda Pi Chi Sorority hosted a discussion on the migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of the university’s Latinx Heritage Celebration.
Supreme Court

Amicus Brief: Mississippi’s Ban on Abortions Puts Women and Families at Risk

September 28, 2021
George Washington University faculty and other public health leaders signed an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court calling Mississippi’s law unconstitutional.
Puerto Rico’s Governor Pedro Pierluisi

Pandemic Makes Governor of Puerto Rico’s Job more Difficult

September 22, 2021

Pedro Pierluisi, a GW Law alumnus, talked with the GW Law dean about governing during a global health crisis.

Muhammad Yunus gives virtual talk in front of a book shelf

World-Renowned Economist Advocates for System Shakeup

September 17, 2021

Nobel Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus tells an Elliott School audience that the world must take a collective approach to combat its challenges coming out of the pandemic.

Tom Vilsack and José Andrés

Food System Reform Starts ‘In the Classroom’

September 08, 2021

Activist, chef and GW instructor José Andrés spoke with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack about the state of food in the U.S. and the impact of climate change.

President and Vice President on White House portico

Inside the Biden Administration: GW Alumni in Security and Defense

September 02, 2021

Alumni are working to keep the nation safe and to hold its safety apparatus accountable.

Left to right: Dana Gresham, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Mike Bishop.

GSPM Announces New Fellows

August 31, 2021

Two former members of Congress and a longtime federal official join GSPM for the 2021-22 academic year.

GW Olympic reunion

GW Alumni Reunite for Olympic Watch Party Reunion

August 09, 2021

Professor Lisa Delpy-Neirotti has been taking GWSB students to the Olympic Games for nearly 30 years. 

Students at Eliot-Hine worked on a community mapping project as part of SummerTrek Civic Changemakers.

Mayor Answers Middle Schoolers’ Questions on Gentrification, Climate Change

August 09, 2021

Sixth, seventh and eighth-grade participants in the SummerTrek Civic Changemakers program, run by GW’s Nashman Center, researched the issues that affect their communities.

Carol Spahn

Inside the Biden Administration: GW Alumni in International Policy

August 02, 2021

Alumni like Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley and Carol Spahn are revolutionizing a field with worldwide impact.