Departmental Programs Research and Scholarship

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is a magnet for top scholars and a catalyst for the study and advancement of a wide spectrum of artistic, social, and scientific imperatives. Departments are actively engaged in cutting-edge research initiatives, partnering with prestigious institutes and foundations. Faculty and students enjoy collaborative partnerships, integrating research and teaching in every act, and inquiry and dialogue as two sides of a single purpose. Learn more about our departments.


Major Bequest Supports New Generation of Scientists

Thanks to a $9 million bequest to help launch the Wilbur V. (Bill) Harlan Scholarship Trust, undergraduate and graduate students in biology researching a variety of topics can receive funding for their summer research at GW and will have access to merit-based scholarships and a state-of-the-art greenhouse.  Read more.

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