Featured Stories

Photo of book cover Inhuman nature

Inhuman Nature

September 23, 2014
Jeffery Jerome Cohen, professor of English, edited this collection of essays that explores the activity of the things, forces and relations that enable, sustain and operate indifferently to us.
2014 Alumni Weekend

GW Celebrates Alumni Weekend

September 22, 2014
Nearly 2,000 alumni returned to campus for a spirited Alumni Weekend. From reunion celebrations to academic gatherings to networking receptions, graduates were treated to a lively homecoming.
Picture of book cover Presenting at Work

Presenting at Work: A Guide to Public Speaking in Professional Contexts

September 17, 2014
Christine Clapp, lecturer of communication, created this how-to guide that provides potent and practical tools, methods, and insights to master any workplace presentation scenario.
Corcoran alumna Katie Schuler

Corcoran Alumna Exposes Natural Beauty of the Philippines

September 17, 2014
Globe-trotting conservation filmmaker and Corcoran alumna Katie Schuler took her camera into the jungles of the Philippines for an environmental storytelling project, part of a fellowship secured through GW.
GW Professor's Gate

Welcome, New Faculty!

September 10, 2014
Columbian College welcomed 12 new full-time faculty members this year, bringing the total number of full-time scholars to 496—and strengthening disciplines across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Graduate student Jordan Sender guides clients through voice training exercises at the GW Speech and Hearing Center.

At Speech & Hearing, Students are Clinic Caretakers

September 10, 2014
As they prepare to join the growing field of speech pathology, graduate students gain invaluable training at the GW Speech and Hearing Center. From treating clients with communicative impairments to managing insurance payments, the experience is "intense, demanding and endlessly rewarding."
Elisabeth Anker, assistant professor of American studies and political science

Lights, Camera, Action: The Politics of Melodrama

September 10, 2014
Think "Mission Accomplished." Why does our political discourse often sound like a movie script? Elisabeth Anker discusses how melodrama jumped from Hollywood potboilers to a powerful political force.
SMPA Alumnae

Alumnae Recognized as Emerging Communications Leaders

September 03, 2014
Three SMPA alumnae added to their list of accomplishments with honors from Washington Women in Public Relations. Alex Dickinson and Sara Neumann won Emerging Leaders Awards from the organization that recognizes young women in communications. Marcia Newbert was also a finalist for the award.