Innovative Offerings

Students can explore George Washington’s life in-depth through an undergraduate course, “George Washington and His World,” which includes visits to the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.

Research Internships

Geology majors often participate in geological internships and undertake theses. These allow them to work directly with faculty members as they undertake significant research projects that typically lead to publication and/or presentations at professional meetings.

Expert Faculty

Geography professors Marie Price and Lisa Benton-Short recently published Migrants to the Metropolis: The Rise of Immigrant Gateway Cities, a collection of 13 essays examining urban migration worldwide.


Top-notch Technology

GW’s spatial analysis laboratory includes 12 networked computers featuring the latest in GIS and remote sensing software.