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Our campus operations continue to be guided by our commitment to the health and safety of the GW community. Learn more about how we are moving onward. For information and resources on COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website.


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GW Is Top Medium Enrollment Producer of National Study Abroad Scholarship

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GW was named the top producer among medium-sized higher education institutions for the Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad, which diversifies the student population that studies abroad and the destinations of study. The honor comes as a huge source of pride, as GW has increased efforts to have a diversity of student voices, upbringings, financial backgrounds and fields of study represented through study abroad across the globe. According to the Office for Study Abroad, more than 1,000 GW students study abroad each academic year in more than 150 programs.




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GW Senior Takes Part in COP26 Conference

Francesca Edralin, international affairs major and journalism/mass communications and sustainability minor, attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, as a storytelling fellow for Planet Forward. She spent her time chronicling the event from as many angles as possible. Her experiences at and through GW will be valuable assets as she seeks to become a driver of change and live up to the bargain others before her have failed to do—leave the world a better place than she found it.

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GW Alums Aim for Gold in Beijing Olympics

GW softball alumna Elana Meyers Taylor is headed back to the Olympics for a fourth time, looking to add to her medal collection at the Beijing Games. Meyers Taylor (B.S. '06, M.T.A. '11, HON '18) will compete in the Olympic debut of the monobob as well as the two-woman bobsled. Alumnus Sidney Chu, B.S. ‘21, is set to fulfill his lifelong dream of competing on the Olympic stage when he steps onto the ice in Beijing. He will represent Hong Kong in the 500-meter speed skating race.



"Thomas Buergenthal visited my Holocaust class @GWtweets today and I’ll never forget it. It was the first time in my life hearing from a Holocaust survivor directly. Research through text is one thing. Hearing directly from the person is another."

Gavin Coble

BA Political Science '19

A Diverse Community is a Strong Community

Collaboration, Respect, Openness and Diversity are core values that define the George Washington University (GW). The Accessibility Notice and Equal Opportunity (EO) Statement shared here reflect our desire to make this a welcoming and inclusive space for all students, visitors and members of our broader community.


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