Student Life

May in Photos

GW photographers capture images of memorable moments during the busy but exciting month of May. Enjoy!

Zak Boisvert

Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Recognized as a Rising Star

Silver Waves Media lauded Zak Boisvert as one of the top 75 assistants in college basketball.

GW Rowing

Women’s Rowing Set for NCAA Championships

GW begins racing for the NCAA title on May 26, on the Cooper River in Pennsauken, N.J.

Commencement Week Events in Photos

The Class of 2023 celebrated their achievements with events all week leading up to Commencement on the National Mall.

Commencement 2023 National Mall

Commencement on the National Mall in Photos

Members of GW's Class of 2023 and their guests filled the grounds of the Washington Monument.

Bryan Stevenson

Justice Advocate Bryan Stevenson Urges GW Graduates to ‘Do the Uncomfortable Things’

The renowned social justice lawyer headlined the Commencement on the National Mall ceremony for GW’s Class of 2023.

Kharidia family

Kharidia, Times Three

Pooja Kharidia, husband Aalok and sister-in-law Aashka all earned different master’s degrees from different colleges at Commencement.

Senior Class Toast 2023

Cheers to Their Futures

The undergraduate Class of 2023 was welcomed into the GW Alumni Association at the senior class toast.

Anas Mheir Alsaadi

Graduating Senior Finds Innovative Spirit at GW

Anas Mheir Alsaadi, founder of the GW Entrepreneurship Club, aims to make a difference in the world through entrepreneurship.

Justinpaul Joco

From the Navy to Nursing

Conway Scholar Justinpaul Joco, B.S. ’23, found his passion for nursing while serving his country.

Commencement Week 2023

What You Need to Know about Commencement Week

From speaker information to where to park to tips on where to eat, find out all the details of GW’s signature event celebrating its graduating students.

Oliver Haddow

How I Got the Job: Connecting with the World

GW senior international affairs major and French minor Oliver Haddow will begin his multi-year Peace Corps appointment in Senegal shortly after Commencement.


Spike Offers Comfort and Steals the Show

The Wrightons' dog, Spike, regularly accompanies President Wrighton around campus.

Faith Blethen

How I Got the Job: From Court to Corporate

Women’s basketball player and accountancy major Faith Blethen used her skillsets to land a summer internship at Deloitte.

Arzina Lakhani

How I Got the Job: From Environmental Interest to the White House

International affairs and public health major Arzina Lakhani turned a passion about climate change into an internship in the Biden administration.


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