Turning theory into practice: One semester, GW student Gaby Desir is taking a course about the American presidency, and the next she’s working in the White House on President Obama’s 2016 budget.
Amy O’Halloran’s trip to the local grocery store turned into a discussion about economic policy. What makes this an Only at GW moment? Her conversation partner was International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Ben Sanders
#OnlyatGW moments don’t necessarily happen on campus in Washington, D.C., or even in the United States, a lesson GW Theater and Dance Chairman Dana Tai Soon Burgess and student Ben Sanders learned while making special connections with students in Suriname through the language of art.
GW students start making history the second they step on campus: Ian Tang helped organize TEDx Foggy Bottom, an event aimed at generating and sharing ideas that help change the world.
Why settle for studying art in a book when you could see it in person? Caio Lopes cherishes his lessons at the National Gallery of Art, a world-class museum just blocks away from GW’s Foggy Bottom campus.
Instead of looking down at your phone, take in the scenery. You’ll never guess who Fan Zhang ran into, gaining her lots of followers on Twitter as she shared her Only at GW moment.
Children are not the only ones who have fun at the White House Easter Egg Roll. GW student Maddison Bruer had the Only at GW honor of greeting guests as Mama Bunny.
Caffeine’s not the only thing that will keep you awake during mid-terms. How about running into your idol and snapping your best #OnlyatGW selfie? That’s what happened to Patrick Madl at the Starbucks on campus.
At GW, students have a front row seat to history. For Lincoln Mondy, that meant a front row seat to see Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at Lisner Auditorium. And you'll never believe who he was sitting next to.
When Alexander Melton is looking for that inspirational push to finish his homework, he hops the Metro over to the Library of Congress, where he can wrap up that term paper under the watchful gaze of one of America’s greatest presidents.
Runners on first and second and your favorite lawmaker is at the plate during the annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game: What play would you call? #GWU student Avery Jaffe subbed himself in for a selfie with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, clinching his internship as truly an #OnlyatGW moment.