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Ghost in the Machine: Can the Humanities Learn to Love AI?

AI is transforming university classrooms and changing our relationship to technology. English’s Alexa Alice Joubin explains how the humanities can lead the way.

Artist Hans Heinrich Bebie depicted an 1870s socialite hairstyling session in his painting Conversation (Group of Baltimore Girls).

Hair-Raising History: How Coifs and Cuts Styled an Era

In her new book, art historian Elizabeth L. Block, BA ’94, explains how hair helped fashion the post-Civil War nation.

Joe Gidjunis sits outside with an arm around his small son. A colorful mural is behind them.

GW Alumnus Shows Fathers How to Grow Up Along with their Children

Alumnus Joe Gidjunis, BA ’04, created a PBS television series aimed at helping men be better dads.


Page Through the CCAS Alumni and Faculty Bookcase

A tour through local politics, a peek inside the Supreme Court and a trip into the ancient past all highlight a library of recent titles by CCAS alumni & faculty.

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Welcome to GW!

Ten scholars from an array of disciplines were recruited by the university to join Columbian College’s roster of permanent full-time faculty members this year.


Live From the Mall: CCAS Class of ’24 Shared Memories at Commencement

Live From the Mall: CCAS Class of ’24 Shared Memories at Commencement


Two GW Students Earn Civic Fellowships for Commitment to Public Service

Recipients Bongani Ndebele and Lauren Patrick have been heavily involved in civic engagement projects through the Honey W. Nashman Center while at GW.

Diane Harris Cline

New Endowment Memorializes Beloved Professor’s Impact

History and Classics’ Professor Diane Harris Cline was remembered as a devoted educator. A gift honoring her legacy will aid students.


GW Scholars Honored with Fulbright Fellowships

Four Columbian College faculty members were offered research opportunities with the distinguished Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

Many cicadas on the branches of a tree

Cicadapalooza! Historic Insect Convergence Bugs Midwest States

Two broods of cicadas are emerging simultaneously in 17 states—a phenomenon that last occurred more than 200 years ago.