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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.
homeland security students at computer

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.
virtual scrime scene simulation with numbers showing evidence locations on a map

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.
cybersecurity panel of speakers

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.
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.