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Recent News

At 2U, Aiming To Disrupt the Learning Curve

Education technology company packed with Colonials reimagines college life online.

Luther Brady Honored With President's Medal

Ceremony at the Corcoran celebrates emeritus trustee.

I’m Sorry ...Do We Know Each Other?

A dozen years after graduating, GW alumni—and politicos—Tony Sayegh and Sally Kohn reconnect on the air.

In Distant Land, Finding a Home Away From Home

As a Peace Corps volunteer, Caroline Ayes goes the extra mile in a distant land.

Eric Cantor Headlines GW’s Wall Street Symposium

Sixth annual New York event featured a conversation between the former House majority leader and Emmy Award-winning reporter Tara Rosenblum.


Other Summer News

Photo of Laverne Cox

George Welcomes

Laverne Cox, Rick Santorum, five top CEOs and more.



In Berkshire Beyond Buffett, GW Law professor Lawrence A. Cunningham offers an inside look at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, a colossus that manages to feel like a small business.

Frank Alexander Wetmore's Stetson hat

One for the Birds

It was a surprise to find four graduation hoods and a spiffy Stetson top hat in a box described as "cap and gown of Frank Alexander Wetmore."

Elizabeth Acevedo at the microphone

5 Questions on Slam Poetry

Elizabeth Acevedo, BA '10, one of the 2014 National Poetry Slam champions, mixes poetry and performance to explore life and identity as a Dominican woman and first-generation American.

Found poetry

Create Your Own Poetry

Poetry can be anything. An exhibit at GW's Brady Gallery had visitors create "found poems" by redacting, reordering, refashioning or colorizing a canvas of words made from a few pages of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Photo of the GW costume shop

Stitch by Stitch

Aspiring costume makers in the Department of Theatre and Dance sketch, stitch and style in GW's costume shop.

Square dancing with a 3-d printer

Square Dancing With a 3-D Printer

When the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design unveiled its end-of-the-year thesis exhibition this spring, a group of little plastic dragons celebrated the opening with more revelry than anyone in the gallery.