Don’t miss any news, events or updates throughout GW’s Bicentennial year. Find out more about what is happening and how you can stay informed and involved.
The Feb 9. virtual ceremony on Charter Day will highlight two centuries of GW moments and feature leadership, alumni and students.
The director and deputy director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University look at the history of terrorism in this country and how the 9/11 attacks altered the landscape.
As the anniversary of the moon landing approaches and private citizens are launching into space, Henry R. Hertzfeld, the outgoing director of the Space Policy Institute, looks to what’s next for the final frontier in the Future of Space Exploration.
With the imminent arrival of the post-COVID-19 era, GWSB professor of hospitality management Liang “Larry” Yu outlines the future of travel and tourism.
Rachel Brown, associate vice provost for University Career Services, examines how internships were impacted by the pandemic.
Meghan Chapple is the director of the GW Office of Sustainability and Tara A. Scully is the director of the sustainability minor program and an assistant professor of biology in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
Mary Ellsberg, the founding director of the Global Women’s Institute, reflects on the progress made and shares hopes for the future.
University experts say artificial intelligence, brain-computer interfaces, a more diverse faculty, student body and curriculum, and virtual applications will be common in classrooms in the coming years.
Donor-funded scholarships at GW have made a significant impact on generations of GW students. Here are the stories of a few GW alumni who have been able to realize their goals through their hard work at GW and the scholarships they earned.
Alumni, faculty and staff who were on campus in 2001 recall a day that changed everything.
Hauling suitcases and staggering under boxes, students at the George Washington University will move this month into the residence halls they’ll call home for the academic year. Students have been living on campus almost continuously since the university’s founding 200 years ago—with some exceptions, like the Civil War, during which all university buildings were commandeered for Army use.
Pride Month is celebrated every June in tribute to those involved in the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which helped spark the gay liberation movement and the 20th-century fight for LGBTQIA+ rights in the United States. At the George Washington University, LGBTQIA+ activism reaches back decades.
The George Washington University has fostered groundbreaking ideas and creative solutions for two centuries. Learn about just a few of the many big thinkers—including several of our living Monumental Alumni—who have called GW home.
On Sunday, May 16, the George Washington University will graduate its class of 2021 under unprecedented circumstances necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But this certainly isn’t the first change Commencement has undergone since Columbian College, which would eventually become GW, held its first one in 1824.
GW has hosted some of the world’s most important changemakers in its 200 years.
At the George Washington University, athletic traditions stretch way back. Here is a selection of highlights of GW sports through the school’s 200 years.
From presidential assassinations to pandemics, GW has been a seat of medical education, research and care in the nation’s capital practically from the beginning.
My Favorite GW Memory
The interim provost recalls an “Only at GW” moment from the National Mall.
Bonding with classmates, visits to the Supreme Court, interacting with Nobel Prize winners, realizing all they had learned in final-year projects are among the fondest memories for undergraduate and graduate students earning degrees in 2021.
Making history at NYC's Madison Square Garden, overtime thrillers, gymnastic challenges are among the fondest memories of GW student-athletes and their supporters.
Overtime thrillers, tournament championships, upsets over top-ranked opponents are among the fondest memories of current and former GW student-athletes, dance-team members and their supporters.
Like many alumni, the fondest GW memories for Ms. Dennis, who celebrated her 96th birthday last August, include not only her time at GW but also her visits back to Foggy Bottom.
As many fellow GW alumni have happily discovered, Chair Speights made a connection on her very first day of school—and it turned into a friend for life.
Presidents LeBlanc, Knapp, and Trachtenberg share their favorite GW memories.