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what endures is our never-ending

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SMHS Students Lobby Congress in Support of Health Career Opportunity Program


Four female students on the steps at the Capitol building



Student ambassadors from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ Health Career Opportunity Program pounded the pavement on Capitol Hill, meeting with legislators to advocate for the continuation of federal funding — critically needed support to address workforce shortage in the health professions. With grant renewal uncertain, these students joined others, canvasing the offices of Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA), as well as Representatives Jennifer Wexton (D-VA 10) and Donald Beyer (D-VA 08), sharing their stories and testimonials about the success of GW’s program.





Ellen Granberg

Ellen Granberg, Ph.D., to Serve as 19th President of GW

Ellen Granberg, a sociology scholar who is currently provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and was previously an academic leader at Clemson University, will become the first woman to serve as GW’s president when she takes the helm of the largest university in the nation’s capital on July 1.

Students and professor on the field at the world cup

Student Voices: Experiencing the Men’s FIFA World Cup in Person

Sixteen students in the Master of Science in sports management program traveled to Qatar with Professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti for an experience of a lifetime volunteering at the men’s soccer World Cup. The students, many of whom were enrolled in the Management of Global Football course, used Neirotti’s guidance and connections to apply to be volunteers at the iconic tournament.


"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


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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