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

June 13, 2024

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

Class of 2024 Share GW Memories

May 8, 2024

From internships and classroom experiences to forging friendships and attending one-of-a-kind events, the CCAS Class of 2024 recalled their fondest GW memories.

The Playful, Elusive Legacy of a Great Provocateur

April 10, 2024

GW art history students learn about Marcel Duchamp while curating an exhibit showing his influence.




"I chose to go to GW because of its experiential framework, structured internship opportunities for practicum hours, state of the art supervision and expert faculty. GW also extended financial support which was essential in my pursuit of higher education."

Bani Malhotra
MA '18, Art Therapy