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GW Students Help D.C. Children Learn Social Justice

August 11, 2020

Through the SummerTrek Changemakers program, 10 GW students helped D.C. middle school students turn the issues they are passionate about into virtual advocacy campaigns.

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GW All Access: Michele Carlson of the Corcoran

August 10, 2020

The artist and writer sees virtual learning as an opportunity to make the art of printmaking more democratic and accessible.

Martín Zysmilich and Lola. (Courtesy Martín Zysmilich)

GW All Access: Martín Zysmilich of CCAS

August 06, 2020

Chemistry professor says some techniques from virtual learning should remain in place whenever classes convene in person again.


New GW Students Begin Virtual Orientation

August 05, 2020

Students will participate in online modules with interactive content and virtual live events throughout August in preparation for the fall 2020 semester.

Jason Zara

GW All Access: Jason Zara of SEAS

August 03, 2020

The 2020 winner of the Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching Excellence is optimistic that virtual learning might make students better engineers.

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GW Student Profiles First Black Female New Yorker Cartoonist

August 03, 2020

Abi Cole worked with alumni filmmakers on a short documentary about Liz Montague.


GW Black Community Finds Solidarity through Virtual Support Sessions

June 15, 2020

The #GWInSolidarity program series offers the safest space possible for the community to heal amid global unrest.

A protestor in front of the U.S. Capitol. (Eric Lee)

In Photos: Devotion and Defiance at D.C. Protests

June 08, 2020

Corcoran student Eric Lee is chronicling the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality.

Photo by Olga Jaramillo Salazar.

In Photos: Corcoran Students’ Life During the Pandemic

June 08, 2020

National Geographic featured GW students in a piece about how college students are documenting their period of isolation.

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Colonial Health Center Offers Virtual Summer Resources

June 01, 2020

GW students can utilize video and consultations to meet their health needs no matter where they are.

Message from President Thomas LeBlanc

May 31, 2020

Dr. LeBlanc speaks to GW community about recent racist incidents in the U.S. involving black Americans. 

Message from the Provost and Chief Financial Officer to GW Students

May 27, 2020

Provost Blake and CFO Diaz announced that $9.1 million in federal CARES Act funds will be available to eligible students.

MLK Day of Service

GW Community Continues Service through Pandemic

May 21, 2020

Students, faculty and other members of the university community continue volunteer and service-learning projects amid the COVID-19 crisis.


Students in Scholar Cohorts Reflect on GW Experience

May 15, 2020

By Briahnna Brown 

Virtual Commencement

Messages from the Class of 2020

May 15, 2020

We asked the GW Class of 2020 to share messages with their graduating class—a person they'd like to thank, a memory they'll take with them or advice for each other as they navigate their futures.