In the wake of apartheid, South African women have endured high sexual violence rates. Students in Dan Moshenberg's Women's Studies class traveled to Cape Town to work with rape crisis advocates and transform a nation's ideas of gender-equality and women's rights.
Adrienne Borges, MS '06, is a real-life forensic science sleuth. She’s helped identify missing soldiers, catch serial killers and bring peace of mind to families searching for lost loved ones.
During the Columbian College Celebration, Dean Ben Vinson posed for a selfie after urging the Class of 2015 to "make history and allow passion to guide you to a meaningful life." Apple CEO Tim Cook also closed his commencement address by capturing the moment on his iPhone.
LEO A DALY, an internationally renowned architecture, engineering and planning firm with expertise in arts and education spaces, will lead the phased renovation of the Corcoran’s 17th Street building.
Peter Linquiti, associate professor of Environmental Resource Policy, provides students and practitioners alike with a primer on how government R&D programs actually work and a sophisticated methodology for valuing R&D investments before they are made.
The George Washington University announced a new scholarship today in partnership with the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA). The scholarship will provide one journalism student each year with a financial award and a seat at the annual WHCA Dinner.
In his Dean’s Scholars in Globalization English seminar, David Mitchell leads his students on a pilgrimage to Germany to memorialize a little known tragedy: the twisted Nazi euthanasia program that resulted in the medical murders of 300,000 disabled people.
NEXT at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design will showcase students' exploration of gentrification, poverty, gender, and relationships. The exhibition introduces the art community the work from the Corcoran’s graduating seniors.
From exhibition designers to tour guides, Columbian College students are making their mark on the new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, connecting world-renowned collections with the GW and D.C. community.
D.C.'s newest cultural destination explores more than 5,000 years of human art, history, and culture. In 2011, GW announced the affiliation with The Textile Museum and Albert Small donated his collection to the university.
Don’t expect to sit quietly in Laura Papish’s Dean’s Seminar on Love, Sex and Friendship. Her philosophy class includes raucous free-flowing debates on topics from Aristotle to sexual politics to The Bachelor.
A new study by Summer Sheremata, from Columbian College’s Attention and Cognition Laboratory, deciphers the brain’s strategy for recovering from strokes, and could lead to therapies for restoring visual perception.
From Thomas Jefferson to Abigail Adams, men and women in the early American republic risked scandal when they forged friendships. American Studies alumna Cassandra Good, BA ’04, MA ’05, divulges the significance of their relationships.