For Trevor Noah, Comedy Is a Tool for Process and Growth

April 15, 2021

In a virtual event, the Daily Show host covered everything from America’s racial reckoning to what he’d study at GW.

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Students Elect SA Leaders for 2021-22

April 05, 2021

Brandon Hill is reelected as SA president, and Kate Carpenter will be the new executive vice president.

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Academic Commons Peer Tutoring Receives Elite Certification

March 31, 2021

The program for undergraduate tutors meets high pedagogical standards, according to the College Reading and Learning Association.

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GW Hillel Volunteers Help Older Adults Get Vaccinated

March 25, 2021

Volunteers have been working since January to assist in registering for COVID-19 vaccine appointments.


University Receives more than $12 Million to Fund Scholarships

March 23, 2021

Major gifts from alumni, friends and university leadership will enable a GW education for exceptional students regardless of means.

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GW Hillel Gets a New Home

March 12, 2021

GW Hillel’s new building will provide communal space for students to connect with their Jewish identity and be a hub for cultural, religious and educational opportunities.

Emilie Brandt relied on philanthropy for her college experience.

Students Share How Scholarships Help Them Achieve Their Goals

March 10, 2021

GW will hold day of giving in support of student scholarships and financial aid.

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Student Health Ambassadors Work to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

March 08, 2021

Four GW students are assisting their on-campus peers who test positive for the virus by picking up groceries and other essential items for them.

Women's Leadership Conference 2021

A Legacy of a Women-Centered Education

March 07, 2021

The GW community reflects on the Women’s Leadership Program’s impact during a virtual conference.

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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.  

Van Vleck Moot Court Competition 2021

The 2021 Van Vleck Moot Court Competition Goes Virtual

February 01, 2021

Teams appeared before a virtual bench of mock Supreme Court justices as part of the competition’s final round.

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GW Welcomes Additional Students during Spring Move-In

January 25, 2021

One thousand students are moving into Foggy Bottom campus residences for the spring semester.

Student EMTs respond to Capitol riot

Student EMTs Step Up to Serve GW, D.C. Communities

January 25, 2021

Members of EMeRG provided emergency medical services on Inauguration Day and rendered aid during the riot at the Capitol.

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Virtual Day of Service Centers Martin Luther King Jr.’s Philosophies

January 18, 2021

The annual MLK Jr. Day of Service used its virtual platform this year to educate volunteers on how to use Dr. King’s principles of equality and peace toward creating a more just society.

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Students Participate in Virtual Meet and Greet with Rear Adm. Kelly Aeschbach

December 22, 2020

The commander of the Office of Naval Intelligence and GW graduate answered questions from students about leadership, ethics and diversity in the Navy.