Student Life

Catherine Grizzle

GW Alumna Serves as Military Mentor for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Capt. Catherine Grizzle was one of 17 officers selected to join the program’s Washington Week 2024.

Class of 2024

Live From the Mall: Members of the Class of 2024 Share Favorite GW Memories on Commencement Day

Graduates discussed the opportunities that came with going to college in the nation’s capital, learning from phenomenal faculty members, creating community with one another and more.

he 2024 graduating class of Stephen Joel Trachtenberg (SJT) scholars.

GW Celebrates the 2024 Graduating Class of Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholars

The seniors were welcomed into the alumni network and received well-wishes from those who worked closely with them during their time at GW.

In Photos: GW Hosts Inaugural Senior Week

Undergraduate seniors enjoyed events to say farewell to the university.

Class of 2024 Senior Class Toast

Class of 2024 Raises (a Glass) High at Senior Toast

The annual tradition also welcomed graduating seniors to the GW Alumni Association and celebrated raising more than $9,800 toward this year’s senior class gift.

Honorary Degree recipients 2024 Vincent Gray and Jon Ledecky.

Vincent C. Gray, Jon Ledecky to Receive Honorary Doctor of Public Service Degrees

Gray, a former mayor of D.C. and GW alumnus, and Ledecky, an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist, will be honored at Commencement on the National Mall.


Fondest GW Memories from the Class of 2024

Finding those favorite spots near campus. Making a global impact before graduation. Solidifying lifelong friendships. Connecting with important players in industry. GW 2024 graduates have broad...

There's plenty to do and see in the neighborhood many GW students call home. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Places to Eat, Things to Do around Foggy Bottom

If you’re visiting campus for Commencement or hosting guests for the week's activities, don’t miss these neighborhood favorites.

Anna Shah outside the Textile Museum

Graduating Senior Anna Shah Made Her Time at GW POP!

The international business major is taking over a sustainable thrift store business she and three others co-founded in 2021.

Mohamad Alahdal, Rahaf Alamoudi and their daughter Ayla sporting GW gear. (Courtesy Rahaf Alamoudi)

Relationship Goals: GW Couple Earns Three Advanced Degrees Together

Mohamad Alahdal and Rahaf Alamoudi will graduate May 19 with degrees from GW Engineering and GW Business, their 14-month-old daughter in the audience.

Brendan Humphrey at the School of Engineering and Applied Science building

How I Got the Job: Graduating Mechanical Engineering Student Takes the Plunge

Brendan Humphrey will be working for a California-based startup that specializes in building cold plunges and heat saunas focused on health and wellness.

Ishani Patel riding a skateboard around Potomac Square

Revolutionary Tales: Graduating Senior Ishani Patel Made the Most of Her GW Experience

Whether it was with orientation, Program Board, moot court, internships or walks to the monuments with friends, the political communications major took advantage of her time at the university.

George Washington University sophomore Shweta Raman

How I Got the Job: A Passion for Community and Public Health

Sophomore Shweta Raman leveraged her involvement in campus organizations to prepare for a career in public health.

Jack Hatcher GW Serves

GW Serves: Graduating Senior Builds on Behalf of Others

Engineering student Jack Hatcher uses science as a vehicle to create positive societal changes.

Grace Truslow

GW Recipient of Truman Scholarship Wants to Champion Environmental Equity

Grace Truslow, a recipient of the 2024 Truman scholarship, wants to channel her passion for environmental advocacy with a career in green energy and infrastructure.


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