The Final Lap

The Final Lap among the Many Resources GW Provides to Students during Finals Period

November 30, 2021
University traditions such as Midnight Breakfast, returning to an in-person event, give students a chance to build community and decompress.
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Protecting Your Mental Health over Thanksgiving and Winter Break

November 16, 2021
Counseling and Psychological Services’ Jessica Parrillo offers tips on how to maintain balance during winter transitions to and from school.
vern harvest

In Photos: Vern Harvest 2021

November 15, 2021
The Vern Harvest fun includes gourd-decorating, s'mores and fall treats.
International Education Week

GW Celebrates Its Global Outlook during International Education Week

November 15, 2021
The university hosts more than 4,000 students, faculty and staff from 130 countries, while sending 1,000 students abroad per academic year.
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Panel Discusses Hurdles to U.S. Higher Education for Student Refugees

November 12, 2021
Elliott School’s “No Lost Generation” convened a panel of advocates for student refugees to talk about the obstacles refugees face and their resilience.
Veterans Day feature

GW Veterans Group Provides Support to Military-Affiliated Students

November 09, 2021
Emphasizing community is especially important for the student organization this Veterans Day only months removed from Afghanistan withdrawal.
Foggy Bottom Metro

GW to Join U-Pass Metro Program

November 05, 2021
Program offers unlimited rides on Metrorail and Metrobus for a discounted, flat fee for full-time students.
GW Bonfire 2021

In Photos: GW Bonfire and Nightmare on H Street 2021

November 01, 2021
Students gathered in University Yard for the traditional celebration with games, food giveaways, smores and lots of pumpkins.
Grace Seo

Open Doors: Grace Seo

October 29, 2021
Financial aid allowed the SMPA junior and aspiring journalist to focus on building personal and professional connections.
Cissy Petty Becomes the Dean Down the Hall

Cissy Petty Becomes Dean Down the Hall

October 25, 2021
GW Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean for Students recently moved in to District House to fully immerse herself in the student experience.
Ashlyn and Shayne Roberts

Classes of 2020 and 2021 Graduates Share Their Favorite GW Memories

October 03, 2021
The recent alumni talked about making long-term friendships, caring faculty, overseas studies and, in at least one case, finding a life partner.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren to Graduates: ‘Get in the Fight’

October 02, 2021
The Massachusetts senator encouraged political action in her address to the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Commencement ceremony on the National Mall.
GW Law grads Hermandorfer and Fox

GW Law Graduates Fill Supreme Court Clerkships at a High Rate

September 23, 2021
Graduates from GW Law have filled the highly-competitive clerkships in four of the past five years.

New Designation Highlights Vital Role of Postdoctoral Researchers

September 22, 2021

Postdocs will be reclassified into a new trainee category on Jan. 1 in response to feedback from GW’s research community.

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Campus Life 101: Managing Stress

September 15, 2021

Stress is the boogeyman of high-achieving students everywhere, particularly now. But with conscious management, it can be a friend instead of a foe.