Graduate Student News
Are no two sets of fingerprints exactly the same? Can fingerprints be erased? In Forensic Sciences’ classrooms, students uncover the myths of fingerprints—and prepare for a high-demand job market.
The rise of digital information has made data science a fast-growing career. In Columbian College’s Data Science Program, students are mastering tomorrow’s technology and stepping into today’s workplace.
Coloring books for adults may be a bestselling craze, but Donna Betts cautions the public to look between the lines and not mistake them for art therapy.
To keep pace with the global marketplace, new graduate programs are preparing students for in-demand expertise in homeland security, green chemistry and communication management.
For two dancers, the MFA dance program offered more than an opportunity to hone their skills and further their professional ambitions. It provided an artistic forum to explore their cultural identities through deeply personal performances.
It has been a banner year for research grants at Columbian College. New awards are funding everything from scientific examinations of turtle ant colonies and orb-weaving spiders, to investigations delving deep into the cells of developing embryos and the brains of people with schizophrenia to research projects from Africa to outer space.
Columbian College students share a wealth of special experiences on campus, in the classroom and throughout the community. As the academic year drew to a close, they paused to share what they like best about GW.
During the Columbian College Celebration, Dean Ben Vinson posed for a selfie after urging the Class of 2015 to "make history and allow passion to guide you to a meaningful life." Apple CEO Tim Cook also closed his commencement address by capturing the moment on his iPhone.
From exhibition designers to tour guides, Columbian College students are making their mark on the new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, connecting world-renowned collections with the GW and D.C. community.
How do you rescue Shakespeare's "Sonnets" from textbook obscurity? PhD student D. Gilson asked friends, writers and his professors to remix the poems in a multimedia free-for-all.