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Mount Vernon Seminary Alumna, Spouse Bequeath $1 Million to GW Women’s Leadership Program

June 11, 2021

GW preserves the legacy of Mount Vernon Seminary and College through an innovative first-year living and learning community on the Mount Vernon campus.

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Class of 2021 Celebrates Historic Bicentennial Year Commencement

May 17, 2021

GW commencement speaker Lonnie G. Bunch III encouraged graduates to use their education and skills to do good for others.

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Small Businesses Led by GW Community Members Join in Commencement Celebrations Preparation

May 06, 2021

Alumni and other members of the GW community are involved in this year’s virtual university-wide commencement celebration and school celebrations.

Vivika Fernes, Skye Blanks, Emily Akari-tun Lou

Introducing the 32nd Cohort of Presidential Fellows

May 06, 2021

The 2021-23 Presidential Fellows hope to make an impact with the academic and professional development they gain from the program.

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GW Debate Club Wins National Championship

May 03, 2021

The GW American Parliamentary Debate Society won its first national competition.

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Creating Space for Asian American Stories

May 02, 2021

APIHC closing keynote features poet and author Ocean Vuong and actor, producer and musician Arden Cho.

Skye Blanks at Bicentennial Celebration

First-Gen Students Will Graduate with Pride

April 29, 2021

More than 300 first-generation students will earn their degrees from GW this year; four of them discussed their journeys and lessons learned along the way.

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Chalk-In Offers a Chance to Unwind

April 28, 2021

The annual de-stress event is among several activities offered by the university as final exams approach.

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Final Exam Resources

April 26, 2021

There a number of virtual and in-person resources, including Final Lap events, to help you finish the spring 2021 semester.

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.