Recent Event Photos

GW Culture Buffs: Art Basel in Miami Beach

Members of the South Florida GW community were invited for brunch and a behind-the-scenes look at the European art show’s American cousin, part of Art Basel, the annual four-day festival showcases the best-of-the-best in modern and contemporary art.

2015 CCAS Dean's Reception at Alumni Weekend

Columbian College Alumni, faculty, and staff gather together at a reception hosted by Dean Ben Vinson at GW's 2015 Alumni Weekend.

GW Art Therapy Reception

GW Art Therapy Reception at the American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference

Fourth Annual SMPA Alumni Networking Reception

Held at NPR’s new world headquarters

2015 Alumni Weekend Highlights

Want more highlights from GW Alumni Weekend 2015? Check out our #GWAW15 social media wrap-up!



Featured News

"The Breaks" premieres on VH1 Jan. 4. (Photo courtesy of VH1)
"The Breaks" premieres on VH1 Jan. 4. (Photo courtesy of VH1)

Fictional GW Grads Pursue Hip-Hop Dreams in “The Breaks” Film

 In VH1’s new film “The Breaks,” Nikki Jones has just graduated from George Washington University when she decides to forgo a scholarship to Harvard Law School. Instead, she does something radically different: She moves to New York City to pursue her true dream of working in the hip-hop industry. Watching the fictional alumni take on New York isn’t the film’s only GW connection—one of its producers is School of Media and Public Affairs alumnus Darren Goldberg, B.A. ’97. Click here to read an interview with Goldberg about the movie. 

CCAS Alumni Headlines

Max Ticktin

Ticktin’s ‘Legendary’ Legacy Spurs Israel Studies

January 13, 2016

Thanks to a professorship endowed by a student, Rabbi Max Ticktin, an iconic former professor of Hebrew, will be the face of Israel Studies at GW.

Kate Birmingham

Digging Up D.C. History

November 11, 2015

Don’t tell archaeologist Kate Birmingham, MA ’10, that discoveries are only made in far off deserts. With the National Park Service, the Museum Studies alumna is bringing history home, uncovering the District’s history of Native American settlements and shocking slave plantations.

Making History: The Campaign for GW

Alumnus’ $7 Million Gift to GW Opens the Door for High-Achieving Students Committed to Leadership and Service Within the Hispanic Community

June 10, 2015

Alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, and his wife, Jacki, have donated $7 million to create the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute, which will offer a pre-college program to high school juniors, with plus-factor consideration for students of Hispanic heritage who are committed to service and leadership in the Hispanic community.

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