Recent Undergraduate Student News
Jennifer Curt battled alcoholism and depression on her way to a sober life. Now as an advocate with the peer-to-peer Students for Recovery, she’s helping others cope with their own struggles.
From research on herbicide poisoning to shell conservation efforts for repopulating marine life, Columbian College students are on a mission to revive an ecosystem of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay.
When political science major Lincoln Mondy learned of the tobacco industry’s decades-old strategy to target African American communities, he took action—and took up a camera.
How do seemingly good internships go bad? In her award-winning survey, senior psychology major Jennifer Nichols revealed the secrets to a happy internship experience.
Pairing a STEM-focused curriculum with hands-on teaching experience in D.C. schools, the cross-disciplinary GWTeach Program is training tomorrow’s educators to step into classrooms today.
A passion for research lifted environmental studies major Sydney Goldstein to new heights of green building policy as part of a Luther Rice Fellowship-winning project.
Embarrassed. Awkward. Uncomfortable. That’s how most of us feel when we talk about sex. But in Katrina Pariera’s new course on Sexual Communications, all topics are on the table, and what’s said in class, stays in class.
Maz Obuz and Evan Young transformed a classroom assignment into a business blueprint for solving the world’s sanitation crisis. After winning the GW Upstart D-Prize and a GW New Venture Competition award, they traveled to India with a plan to restore health and dignity to the slums of Dharavi.
From churches and castles in Lithuania to villages, town squares and an orphanage in Estonia, the GW Music Department’s Tour Choir brought their mix of spirituals, standards and sing-alongs to the Baltics.
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.