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Michael Freedman

In Memoriam: Michael Freedman

The award-winning journalist served as GW vice president of communications and professor, an executive at UPI and CBS News, and president of the National Press Club.

Thomas Zamroz (B.A. Music 23) and Kevin Darmadi perform at NEXT Festival 2023

GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design and the National Gallery of Art Collaborate on New Home for Emerging Art and Education

First major programmatic partnership between the National Gallery and a university to provide immersive learning opportunities for students

Six members of the GW community cut a ribbon to open Chaat House

Indian-Inspired Chaat House Opens in University Student Center

The concept restaurant is part of GW’s multi-year transformative dining plan to enhance the student experience.

GWPD Forum for staff in September 2023.

GW Hosts Conversations with Staff and Students on Arming GWPD Supervisors

GWPD Chief James D. Tate answered questions from the university community about arming specially trained supervisory officers.

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Cory Booker to Visit GW for Discussion on Political Divide in America

The New Jersey senator will share his thoughts on what is in store for the future of democracy in the United States with the GW community in the launch of The Sesno Series.

Kenneth R. Feinberg and Justice Stephen Breyer

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Returns to GW in an Ongoing Series of Conversations

The latest chapter focused on his work for Senator Edward Kennedy.

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GW Maintains High Rank among Top Universities in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

GW ranks 67th among national universities and 36th among top private universities. Many GW programs continue to hold prominent national positions in the 2024 rankings.

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Commencement Week 2024 School and College Celebration Schedule Announced

The university-wide Commencement on the National Mall will be Sunday, May 19, 2024.

Audai Shakour with his mom Puja, dad Isam and sister Sarah.

From Campus Leader to Global Change-Maker: The Audai Shakour Legacy

The parents of the late GW alumnus have established a scholarship in their son’s memory to nurture future leaders from GW who share their son’s passion for service.

Geneva Henry (left) and Lorena Barba

The Sloan Foundation Awards GW a Grant to Encourage Open-Source Software

The funds from a Sloan Foundation Grant will be used to create an Open Source Program Office.

A George Washington University police vehicle in the sidewalk

Two GWPD Supervisory Officers Armed as University Progresses in Implementation Plan

The university continues to engage with students, faculty and staff and will host community forums later this month.

Caroline Woolard sits in her "Queer Rocker."

Corcoran Visiting Professor Works to Shape a More Just World

Artist Caroline Woolard creates objects and experiences that require and encourage cooperation.

David Gitter

$1 Million Gift Creates New Fellowship and Study Opportunities on Contemporary China

Elliott School alumnus David Gitter endows fund promoting advanced proficiency in the Chinese language through immersive instruction abroad.

Jen Froetschel, left, and Matthew Bright photographed in Gelman Library

Making GW’s Library Catalog Express and Reflect Our Community’s Values

Subject headings are being updated to make them more inclusive and make the catalog more accessible.

A portrait shot of a woman with the Professors Gate on George Washington University's Foggy Bottom campus behind.

New Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Brings 30 Years of Administrative, Teaching Experience

Rumana Riffat has held a series of progressively responsible administrative roles at the School of Engineering and Applied Science and has worked collaboratively with administration and faculty.


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