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No matter what subjects we pursue, we’ve all come here to

change the course of history.


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Make an Impact

In January 2019, seven GW alumni were inaugurated into the 116th Congress— but it doesn’t stop at Capitol Hill. Our students go on to be journalists, researchers, teachers, designers, engineers and more. They aim to change the world in a wide variety of fields with diverse skills sets they honed in the classrooms of the George Washington University. How can GW prepare you to make an impact?


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GW; Together, We Raise High!



GW's Strategic Initiatives

Our five strategic initiatives will guide the university’s efforts over the next several years:

  • Student Experience
  • Research
  • Philanthropy & Constituent Engagement
  • Medical Enterprise
  • Institutional Culture

Learn More About the Strategic Initiatives 




Raise High in 2019: GW holiday illustration

GW Holiday Video: Raise High in 2019

Great things happen when Colonials come together. We can’t wait to see how Colonials Raise High in 2019 to make the world a better place in the new year. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year, GW!


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service & Leadership: January 21, 2019

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are invited to participate in a day of service, leadership development, and interfaith dialogue in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

President LeBlanc talking to a group of students in a congenial manner

Welcome Back from President LeBlanc

In his welcome back message, Dr. LeBlanc addresses strategic initiatives, resources for those affected by government shutdown.

"Without the #gibill I couldn’t have afforded to go to @GWtweets and receive two awesome degrees from the @gwucolumbian and @GSPMgwu which set me on the path to a successful transition from military to civilian life."

Martin Martinez

MPS Legislative Affairs '16
BA Political Science '12




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"I cannot resist a good mural! #gwu Study break and a photo of the best mural in DC." -districtdulai


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I cannot resist a good mural! #gwu Study break and a photo of the best mural in DC." -districtdulai


Last First Day #3L


Remembering George H.W. Bush #OnlyAtGW


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