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While much has changed over GW’s 200 years,
what endures is our never-ending


commitment to creating a
greater world.

 

 


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NEWS AND EVENTS

 

GW Today, GW's official online news source

Meeting the Moment: GW Turns 200

The George Washington University’s bicentennial is an incredible, historic milestone. With 27,000+ students from more than 135 countries, a worldwide community of 300,000+ living alumni, and thousands of faculty and staff, the GW community is coming together to celebrate 200 years of phenomenal growth.
 

Celebrate GW's Bicentennial


STORIES FROM OUR COMMUNITY

 

The George Washington University Presents Black Heritage Celebration 2021 "Black is __"

Black Heritage Celebration 2021

The theme for Black Heritage Celebration 2021 is: "Black Is ______" and focuses on the variety of personalities, careers, identities, cultures, and more that are part of the diverse Black community at GW. With a month-long series of events, BHC 2021 will acknowledge and celebrate the values, history, and traditions of the many who identify with being Black.

Female researcher in PPE in lab

GW Plays Essential Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use

GW was part of the historic nationwide effort to develop and test a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine in record time, serving as one of 100 Phase 3 clinical trial sites for the mRNA-1273 vaccine the Food and Drug Administration approved for emergency use

“Our participation in the Moderna Phase 3 vaccine trials has enhanced GW’s already-robust vaccine research effort and further highlighted our prominence among other research universities in the collective effort to address the largest global health crisis in modern times,” said Barbara Lee Bass, vice president for health affairs, dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of the GW Medical Faculty Associates.

 


"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


 

 

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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.

 

Accessibility Notice

The George Washington University (GW) is committed to making all web properties and web content accessible and usable for everyone, including people with disabilities, by employing principles of universal design and striving to conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access GW websites, videos or other digital content, please let us know.

Equal Opportunity (EO) Statement

The George Washington University does not unlawfully discriminate against any person on any basis prohibited by federal law, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, or other applicable law, including without limitation, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, or familial or marital status. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the university, including admission to education programs and employment.