Columbian College Current Students Hero

 

Whether you're in the midst of your studies or about to graduate,

we'll help you find your pathway to success.

 

 

Current Students


 

 

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GW and Columbian College thrive on the passion, diversity and intellectual curiosity of our students.

We provide a host of services and resources to help you succeed, including academic advising, career services and financial aid.

 


 


Madeline Fraser BFA Interior Architecture

Madeline Fraser

BFA '14, Interior Architecture and Design

"There’s something to be said about the people you meet at GW, as well as the city you get to live in. You’re surrounded by people from all different walks of life, who have very inspiring backgrounds and who have interesting goals for where they want to take their life."


The Engaged Liberal Arts in Action

On the Roof of Africa

For a team of GW students, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania was the adventure of a lifetime—and a charitable expedition.

Sophomore Colloquia: Small Setting, Big Impact

Sophomore Taylor Stonebarger discusses her experience in Professor Jamie Cohen-Cole's course, The Nature and Culture of Children, and how it connects to her future plans.

 

Brittany Lewis: Historian and Pageant Winner

History PhD student Brittany Lewis competed for the Miss Black America title to raise awareness for racial justice and further her doctoral research.

 


In The News

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Human Brain Allocates Attention Based on Known Size of Objects

Knowledge about the real-world size of an object, not its visual size, guides one’s attention, according to a new GW study.

BuzzFeed Founding Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05.

By the Book: Alumnus’ 2019 Must-Reads

Whether you’re keeping up with politics or longing to escape with a page-turner, BuzzFeed Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05, has your next great read.

Turtle ants, like these observed by Scott Powell's research team in Serra do Cipó, Brazil

Adventures in Ant Land

Biology’s Scott Powell has traveled the world to capture nature’s most amazing ants in action. Can they teach us a better way to transport people and resources?