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

change the course of history.


Make an Impact

Brianna Cathey and Sofian Obaid smiling for a photo



Sofian Obaid and Brianna Cathey, students in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, recently published a paper on their 3D printed system for optical mapping, the leading tool used to study the heart’s electrical activity. Their designs will help save money and increase flexibility in experimental protocol. Their project started on a smaller scale but the department chair asked them to design a larger system that would reduce barriers and they gladly accepted the challenge. At GW, you don’t have to wait until grad school to participate in research that can change the world. Our undergraduates take advantage of opportunities everyday, just as Brianna and Sofian demonstrated through their ambition and dedication.




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 




Three smiling female students

Women’s Leadership Conference

The 2019 Women’s Leadership Conference, #MeToo: A Catalyst for Change, brings together the GW community to discuss current topics in women’s leadership. From examining leadership styles to considering cutting-edge leadership issues, the conference tackles contemporary topics and provides unique opportunities for networking and interaction with women leaders.


GW; The Presidential Distinguished Event Series; Ron Chernow, Hamilton: The Man & The Musical

Hamilton: The Man & The Musical

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ron Chernow, host of the 2019 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, will discuss his life, his process and the journey from writing presidential biographies to inspiring Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster musical, “Hamilton.” This event is free for all GW students, but an RSVP is required

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Four Freedoms

Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works by other artists capture expressions of freedom from World War II to today. The Textile Museum is open during Spring Break.

"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




Four Freedoms in GW Textile Museum


"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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