Shapiro Lecture

Shapiro Lecture Focuses on Women, Peace and Security

October 18, 2019

Elliott School Shapiro Professor Adm. Michelle Howard spoke about gender equality in the military and international peacekeeping.

GW Politics Poll

GW Politics Poll Finds Warren Leads the Democratic Field

October 17, 2019

The latest poll also found that the Massachusetts senator is the preferred second choice for Sanders and Biden voters and a strong sense of support for gun control measures.

Sara Fischer

SMPA Alumna Talks Making Her Own Luck

October 14, 2019

After working on the business and reporting sides of the media industry, Sara Fischer said she can merge the two experiences in her current role as the media expert at Axios.

Chelsea and Hillary Clinton at Lisner. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Hillary Rodham Clinton: ‘Impeachment Is the Appropriate Remedy’

October 07, 2019

The former secretary of state visited GW with her daughter, activist Chelsea Clinton, as part of the Presidential Distinguished Event Series.

 Stephen Forssell, founding director of the LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program

LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program Recognized for Impact

October 07, 2019

2019 GLMA Achievement Award marks the program’s contributions to improved health outcomes for the LGBTQ community.

Global Perspective Residencies: Hong Kong

GW Students and Faculty Reflect on Hong Kong Protests

October 04, 2019

Members of the GW community said tension in the city was visible during a visit just weeks before the demonstrations began

Rep. Dan Crenshaw

U.S. Representative from Texas Urges Civility, Fiscal Responsibility

September 30, 2019

Dan Crenshaw discussed fiscal conservatism as the GW College Republicans’ fall speaker.

From left: Steven Livingston, Adam Conner, Rebekah Tromble, Neil Johnson and Jack Nassetta.

Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics Hosts Panel on Digital Discourse

September 23, 2019

Researchers and experts discussed how misinformation spreads and who benefits by it in final Colonials Weekend event.

Hillary Clinton

Protecting the Right to Vote Is ‘the Most Important Fight of Our Times’

September 18, 2019

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the need to guarantee fair and secure elections during an event held at GW. 

Greta Thunberg received the Ambassador of Conscience Award from Kumi Naidoo. (Andy DelGiudice/Amnesty International)

Greta Thunberg Visits GW to Receive Top Amnesty International Award

September 18, 2019

Activist urged children and adults to hold politicians accountable for the policies driving climate change.

Supreme Court

Legal Experts Discuss the Upcoming Supreme Court Term

September 16, 2019

A panel hosted by GW Law said abortion, immigration, gun laws and LGBTQ rights will be on the court’s docket.

Jose Andres, Dolores Huerta and Imani Cheers

Dolores Huerta: ‘We All Have to Become Organizers’

September 12, 2019

Legendary activist and co-founder of United Farm Workers joined José Andrés at Lisner as part of his World on a Plate class. 

Retired Gen. James Mattis

Former Secretary of Defense Talks about Leadership at GW

September 09, 2019

Retired Gen. James Mattis discussed his latest book with New York Times columnist David Brooks.

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Five Things to Look for in the Third Democratic Presidential Debate

September 06, 2019

Ten candidates take the stage on Sept. 12 in Houston.


Native American Students Intern on Capitol Hill

August 08, 2019

Students in the Native American Political Leadership Program interned with the first Native American women elected to Congress.