The Engaged Liberal Arts in Action

Assistant Professor of Astrophysics Alexander van der Horst teaching his Physics Capstone course (Photos: William Atkins)

Physics, Professionally Speaking

Alexander van der Horst’s redesigned capstone course equips physics students with the oral, written and ethical expertise needed to succeed in 21st-century careers.

:A team of GW students climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

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.

Sarah Wagner

MIA: Chronicling the Long Journey Home

Sarah Wagner’s research on the recovery and identification of MIA service members has taken her from Vietnam battlefields to forensic science labs to the living rooms of reunited families.

Graduate student Jesse Greenblatt (center) confers with Clinical Fellows Veronica Slaght (left) and Laura Reid (right).

Hands-on Clinical Training Turns Students into Professional Psychologists

Program Director and Professor of Clinical Psychology Loring J. Ingraham and Graduate Student Jesse Greenblatt discuss their experience at the Clinical Psychology Program's Center Clinic.
Miss Black America Beauty Pageant

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 own doctoral research. The last thing she expected was to win.

Russian artic Mountains

Into the Artic with Luis Suter

Geography graduate student Luis Suter takes CCAS into the arctic! Suter spent his summer performing research with the GW International Arctic Field Course on Permafrost & Northern Studies.

Abdourahman Waberi

Abdourahman Waberi, Voice of Genocide Echo from Rwanda

French Professor Abdourahman Waberi, an acclaimed author and poet, traveled to Rwanda to speak to both survivors of the nation’s genocide and its perpetrators.

Abby Pepin and Cynthia Dowd

Chemistry Student Helps Unlock TB Clues

Luther Rice Fellow Abby Pepin shared her story working with Associate Professor of Chemistry Cynthia Dowd to turn back the TB tide.

Adrienne B. Hancock (right) with speech-language pathology graduate student Alyssa Giegerich (Photo: Long Nguyen)

Helping Transgender People Find Their Voice

At the GW Speech and Hearing Center, Adrienne Hancock and student clinicians guide transgender clients to a new, more genuine voice—and a new outlook on life.