Featured Stories

Alum Donor Macau

Donor's Gift Sparks Scholars Program for Macau Students

February 26, 2014
A gift from the parent of a Columbian College alumnus paves the way for GW to host students from the University of Macau in a newly-established scholars program.
Valentine Alum Gillian & Noah Zachary

Valentines: Gillian & Noah Zachary

February 05, 2014
Call it a Columbian College love story. Gillian & Noah Zachary met in class, dated on campus, and tied the knot as grads. Now the alumni couple are adding new layers to their GW legacies.
Mac Lee

Giving Peace a Chance: Student’s Gift to Peace Studies Caps Amazing Journey

February 01, 2014
Senior Mac Kibum Lee’s gift to Peace Studies caps a soul-searching journey—from his native South Korea to his volunteerism in Africa to the inspiration he found in a Columbian College classroom.

Vertes Scores $14.6 Million Grant to Study Bio-Chemical Threats

February 01, 2014
A landmark award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will fund Akos Vertes’ team of researchers as they race the clock to head-off biological and chemical attacks.
Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year Celebrates "Year of the Horse"

February 01, 2014
An enthusiastic and diverse crowd of faculty and students rang in the Lunar New Year to celebrate the "Year of the Horse" and GW’s commitment to global outreach and cultural exchange.

Sex, Lies & Videotape: ‘Pornoscholar’ Explodes Myths of Black Women and Adult Films

February 01, 2014
In her new book, The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography, self-proclaimed ‘Pornoscholar’ Jennifer Nash explodes myths about black women and adult films.