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Sustainable Urban Planning Graduate Receives Prestigious GW Award at Commencement

June 18, 2018
“I’m honored to receive the George Washington Award, one of the most prestigious honors bestowed by the GW University in recognition of my significant contributions to university life -- in front of 25,000 people at the National Mall,” tweeted Fjollë Caka, May 2018 Sustainable Urban Planning master’s degree graduate. Since she came to GW two years ago, Fjollë has distinguished herself with high academic achievements and numerous contributions to university life.
Susan Bro, mother of paralegal killed in protest, stands at podium and addresses attendees the celebration

GW Paralegal Studies Program Honors Slain Activist

May 20, 2018

The Commencement ceremony for the CPS master’s program in Paralegal Studies recognized Heather Heyer, a paralegal killed last summer during protests against neo-Nazis in Charlottesville.

SUP Students at Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh

Sustainable Urban Planning Students Learn About Climate Change in Bangladesh

April 24, 2018
What impact is climate change having on Bangladesh and why is this significant? Ten students from GW’s Sustainable Urban Planning (SUP) master’s degree program gathered first-hand observations to answer these questions during a ten-day, study abroad trip in February.
GW 2018 Distinguished Scholars group picture

CPS Student Recognized for High Academic Achievement

April 23, 2018
Annual academic honors dinner recognized 189 students with high grade-point averages and scholars who have done distinguished work. CPS's Cameron Peters was singled out as a distinguished scholar to deliver brief remarks.
Andrea Armas with local partner in Ecuador

CPS Student Reaches Final Round in the GW New Venture Competition

April 21, 2018

She dreams of using her startup business to boost the local economy and reduce violence against women in her native Ecuador.

GSEHD Dean Michael Feuer speaks at the reception April 3 in honor of former dean Ali Eskandarian (right).

Saying Goodbye & Thank You to Former Dean Eskandarian

April 21, 2018
“We’ll miss you” was a sentiment echoed numerous times during the College’s farewell event for former Dean Ali Eskandarian. University leadership, faculty and staff from around the university gathered on April 3, 2018, to send him off in style and wish him success with all things that follow his successful tenure with GW.
Nancy Cleary, GW Publishing master's student

Publishing Student’s Indie Company Releases Book by Blind Author

April 20, 2018
“I will never look at anything the same again,” wrote Nancy Cleary, a master’s degree candidate in GW’s Publishing program, after reviewing the pitch her indie publishing company received for a young-adult novel written by a blind author.
NAPLP students wtih Native laywer and playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle

NAPLP Students Learn from Native Lawyer & Playwright Mary Katherine Nagle

April 19, 2018
Students and faculty from AT&T’s Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (CIPP) have crossed paths with the extraordinary Mary Katherine Nagle, a local lawyer and playwright, in multiple ways lately. They have learned from her unique legal expertise and been inspired by her Native American play, Sovereignty, which debuted at D.C.’s Arena Stage this winter.
Claudia West (left) and landscape architect, Liza Gilbert (right) during site visit to Dumbarton Oaks Park.

Re-imagining an Urban Woodland Garden: A Lens on Dumbarton Oaks Park

April 18, 2018
Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy & GW's Sustainable Landscapes Program recently sponsored an exciting two-day event featuring a lecture and hands-on tour of Dumbarton Oaks Park with nationally-known expert in ecological planting design, Claudia West, and landscape architect Liza Gilbert.
GSPM director Lara Brown talks to 2 panelists at lecture

Reimagining Disruption Conference Seeks to Restore Civility in Politics

April 17, 2018
Prominent former politicians and speakers from business and industry explored the challenge of restoring civility and ethics to American politics in Reimagining Disruption, a two-day symposium created by the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) in collaboration with the GW School of Business (GWSB).
2018 Best Online Colleges based on value - SR Education Group

GW’s Police & Security Studies Bachelor’s Degree Program Ranked Highest in Academic Strength for Online Bachelor’s in Law Enforcement

April 17, 2018
The Police & Security Studies (PSS) Bachelor’s Degree Completion was ranked #13 in the 2018 Best Online Colleges for a Bachelor's in Law Enforcement category by the SR Education Group, in their March 14, 2018 newly released report.
Headshot of Jasmine Wallace, African American alumna from the GW publishing program

What Is the Value of a Master’s In Publishing?

April 17, 2018
Jasmine Wallace, a GW alumna from the Master's in Publishing program, reflects on the value of a master's in publishing degree in response to an article in The Scholarly Kitchen.
Ina Gjkondi, Director, Executive Education & Leadership Coaching Services, GW-CEPL, speaks at conference at the UN

CEPL’s Ina Gjkondi Speaks at Annual Power of Collaboration Global Summit at the UN

April 16, 2018
Ina Gjkondi, Director, Executive Education and Leadership Coaching Services at GW’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership, was a panelist for the riveting session on "Technology and Innovative Solutions for the SDGs AI (Sustainable Development Goals and Artificial Intelligence), FinTech and Blockchain."
Chris Deering

Getting to Know Chris Deering: CPS Interim Dean

February 27, 2018
Christopher J. Deering was appointed Interim Dean of the College of Professional Studies, effective February 1, 2018, following the resignation of Dean Eskandarian. Chris, as he commonly goes by, is far from new to GW and has transitioned smoothly to his new role. Now that he is at the helm of the College we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know him a little better.