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Data science students working on the DSSD Ukraine map include (clockwise from left)

Data Science Students Map a Mission for Ukraine

As winter sets in, Ukrainians face harsh temperatures in war-torn homes. But CCAS students are using their data science skills to map out a rescue plan.

Caroline J. Smith in her kitchen surrounded by cookware and holding her book

Our Kitchens, Ourselves

In her book, Writing Professor Caroline J. Smith serves up a tour of how kitchens have changed over the decades to reflect societal shifts and gender politics.

Professor David DeGrazia and CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck having a discussion on a stage with CCAS branding.

A Question of Ethics

In a video conversation with CCAS Dean Wahlbeck, Elton Professor of Philosophy David DeGrazia discusses "moral status" and the role of ethics in policies relating to AI, healthcare and more. 


GW Entrepreneurs Win Recognition in International Investment Competition

Nanochon & Early Innovation Systems, GW-founded health innovation firms, were two of the five finalists at World Business Angel Investment Forum in South Africa.

Following endurance athlete Kerry Gruson’s presentation to the Extreme Decisions class, from left, junior Bri Attey Mouanjo, senior Aahil Virani and junior Afure Moses-Taiga added well-wishes to her signature “performance pants.”  (Photos: Lily Speredelozzi)

Org Sci Class Examines Decision Making

Students in Nils Olsen’s organizational sciences seminar on Extreme Decisions explore how decision makers operate under intense pressures.


Finding Beauty Behind Bars

First-year student Lea Nepomuceno advocates for the rights of incarcerated people. Her newest project aims to ease a hygiene crisis in prisons—and help restore dignity to inmates.

Elizabeth Vaquera and Paul Wahlbeck speaking on a stage together with the CCAS seal

The Impact of Immigration Status on Wellbeing

CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck discusses the impact of immigration status on an individual’s education and wellbeing in a conversation with Elizabeth Vaquera, director of the Cisneros Institute.


Mercy Mission: Alumnus Connects West Africa to Health Care

Nasser Diallo, BA ’18, founded Clinic+O to improve health care access for millions in his native Guinea and across West Africa.


The Cicada Cycle: How the Buzzing Bugs Alter Forest Food Chains

New research by GW biologists reveals that even after cicada emergences subside, the insect invasion continues to eat away at ecosystems.


Popular GW Course Examines Political Visions in Movies

Elisabeth Anker’s students relate political readings to films.