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Distinguished Panel Discusses Application of the Law of War to Cyber Operations

June 23, 2018
A panel of top ranking defense officials, lawyers and policy experts gathered on the evening of May 3 at GW’s Elliott School of International Relations to discuss the application of the law of war to cyber operations in times of peace and times of war.
Elaine Lammert

Elaine Lammert Appointed Program Director

June 23, 2018
Congratulations to Ms. Elaine Lammert for her appointment as Program Director of both the Homeland Security and the Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management master's degree programs, effective July 1. She also holds the title of associate professor in the College of Professional Studies.
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Admitted Students Welcomed to College of Professional Studies

June 22, 2018
Newly admitted students are being welcomed to GW’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) at a series of “Meet & Greet” events, where they can meet faculty, staff and other admitted students before fall classes begin. The events also give them the opportunity to ask questions and to gather information from specialized departments like admissions, financial aid, student and career services.
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Sustainable Urban Planning Graduate Receives Prestigious GW Award at Commencement

June 21, 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.
Cameron Peters at May 2018 Graduation. (GW/Drew Santorello)

Cybersecurity Student Honored for High Academic Achievement

June 20, 2018
Cameron Peters, a May 2018 graduate from the cybersecurity undergraduate degree program, was honored for high academic achievement at the university’s Annual Academic Honors Dinner.
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GW Homeland Security Program Ranks #1 Best Online Master’s Degree Program

June 19, 2018
The College of Professional Studies is proud to report our online master’s degree program in Homeland Security has been ranked #1 by TheBestSchools.org, out of twenty programs. Their ranking methodology uses six weighted criteria.
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Virtual Crime Scenes Used to Teach Online Police & Security Studies Students

June 18, 2018
Students in the police and security studies bachelor’s degree program at George Washington University can now tap into a virtual crime scene as part of their online curriculum. Inside Higher Ed reported on the cutting-edge technology use, exploring the features and effectiveness as part of a reoccurring series that examines the successes and struggles of technology initiatives on campuses and in classrooms.
Jane Thorpe

Jane Thorpe Appointed Interim Department Chair at Milken

June 17, 2018
Congratulations to Jane Hyatt Thorpe, J.D. who has been appointed interim department chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, effective July 1.
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Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management Rated #3 for Best Online Master's Degree Program

June 16, 2018
The online master’s degree program in Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management has been ranked #3 by TheBestSchools.org, out of fifty programs.
Paul Wormeli

Cyber Strategy Faculty Member Briefed Congress on Crime Statistics

June 15, 2018
Paul Wormeli, one of our faculty members in the Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management master's program, recently briefed Congress regarding a possible new crime commission.
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.
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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.