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GW Ranked in Top 25 Online Paralegal Programs

GW’s paralegal studies programs were ranked #12 by College Choice for Best Online Paralegal Programs in 2017.

Lara Brown moderates GSPM event on fake news

GSPM’s Lara Brown Moderates Panel Discussion on Meaning of ‘Fake News’

Lara Brown, Interim Director of the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM), moderated the April 26 Paul O’Dwyer Lecture “Fake News: Spotting Facts & Stopping Fiction.”

Elyaa Hammad, Olivia Blackmon

IIST Student Opens Computer Center for Low-Income Women

“Today is an exciting day,” said Elyaa Hammad, a student in GW’s Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) program.

Dean Eskandarian

CPS Dean Headlines GW Faculty Senate Meeting

CPS continues to provide high-quality programs to students pursuing education in various disciplines, particularly emerging and growing professions, Dean Eskandarian told members of the Faculty Senate on April 7.

CPS graduation ceremony

Graduating Students Give CPS High Marks for Graduate School Experience

An overwhelming majority of CPS master’s degree students said they would definitely recommend their programs to prospective students, when asked as part of a survey of graduating students.

GSPM event

Tweet! GSPM Event Highlights Importance of Twitter’s Role in 2016 Elections

Social media plays a crucial role in political campaigns' communications, panelists at a recent GW event agreed.

IIST students at GW Research Day

Three IIST Students Win Prestigious GW Research Day Awards

Three CPS Integrated Information, Science, and Technology (IIST) students have been named winners of the prestigious GW Research Day awards for their undergraduate work in domestic and international technology-based service learning projects.

UAS in flight at VSTC

GW Researchers Conduct Flight Test of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at VSTC

On a windy spring morning there was excitement in the air as a group of six GW faculty and students gathered at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) to conduct a flight test of a "d

Leah Sheppard

Bright Future for Sustainable Urban Planning Student

“Congratulations to first-year Sustainable Urban Planning (SUP) student Leah Sheppard on her new, full-time position with the Urban Land Institute’s Center for Sustainability!

Toni Marsh

CEPL Wins UPCEA International Program of Excellence Award

The Global Leadership Development Program (GLDP), offered by CPS’ Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL), received the International Program of Excellence Award at UPCEA’s Annual Conference in March 2017.

SPR students in NYC

SPR Students Visit the Big Apple

On March 16 and 17, students in the Master’s in Strategic Public Relations (SPR) program, participated in the program’s annual trip to New York. Each year students meet with NYC-based leaders and peers in the industry from corporations, agencies and nonprofits.

Olivia Blackmon

Dr. Olivia Blackmon Wins Nashman Center Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Olivia Blackmon for winning a Nashman Center Faculty Grant for Community-Engaged Scholarship to design an interdisciplinary course and study abroad program to connect real-world needs with student based learning outside of the classroom.

LeBlanc with students

Welcome Mr. President! GW Names Thomas LeBlanc as 17th President

After an intensive national search, GW’s board of trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Thomas J. LeBlanc as the university’s 17th president.

Bootcamp students

Left… Left…. Left, Right, Left: CPS Launches Coding Boot Camp

Fifty enthusiastic students formed the first cohort of the GW Coding Boot Camp, a 24-week intensive program in web development designed for working individuals who are looking for advancement within their current jobs and career changers.


AT&T Helps Establish GW Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

Indigenous peoples will soon have a new resource to help their voices be heard in Washington, D.C. with the launch of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy (CIPP).

Olivia Blackmon

Academic Pathways to Technology Careers Event at GW/NOVA Forum

More than 80 community college students interested in exploring academic pathways and career options in the information technology field gathered on Jan. 28 at Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus (NOVA) for an event that was jointly-sponsored by GW and NOVA-Woodbridge. Students from NOVA and Germanna Community College were able to network with faculty from GW/NOVA and representatives from industry, in addition to speaking with NOVA and GW admissions and financial aid departments. The event comprised of three panels and a few interactive networking breakout sessions focused on the skills and qualifications required for students to be successful in the IT field.

Bay Bridge and GW Students

On a Quest for Career Knowledge in Silicon Valley

“This has been a once in a lifetime event that would only have been possible as a GW student,” said Mijail Vera who spent part of his winter break (January 9-13) on the GW Career Quest program in San Francisco.

Sustainable Urban Planning

Cutting-Edge Sustainable Urban Planning Program Begins Accreditation Process

The program received “candidacy status” in January 2017 and aims to be fully accredited beginning in 2019.

Teresa Duke painting

What Do Rust Prints and Steinway Pianos Have in Common?

Two talented GW alumni artists are currently exhibiting at GW in Ashburn, Virginia through April 12, with a reception to meet the artists on March 31. While their subject matters, mediums and artistic inspirations are unique, they share a connection to GW.

Matthew Dallek

GSPM Professor Wins Prestigious Book Award

Congratulations to Matthew Dallek, Assistant Professor of Political Management in the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM), for winning the 2017 Henry Adams Prize from the Society for History in the Federal Government. This annual award is given for an outstanding major publication on the federal government’s history.

Inauguration Hub

GSPM and POLITICO Partner on Inauguration Hub 2017

GW’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) partnered with POLITICO, a global news and information company at the intersection of politic


Attention Students: Get Paid for Unpaid Internships!

Students who will be interning in unpaid internships this summer are encouraged to apply for the Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF). All GW undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled full-time or part-time in any degree program during the application and internship period are eligible.

Data Sci

Cognitive Computing Meetup at VSTC

VSTC hosted the Nova Data Science Meetup group’s event Jan. 19, 2017 about Cognitive Computing.

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