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The academic heart of GW and home of the engaged liberal arts.
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"My undergraduate experience at GW has been filled with impactful moments, individuals and experiences so it is hard to pinpoint just one. I feel very fortunate to have been able to meet so many amazing and uplifting individuals through my time in the direct GW community."
BA '19, Spanish & Latin American Language,
Literatures and Cultures
Undergraduate Student Spotlights
Economics Alum Rejoining Peace Corps Volunteers
As Peace Corps volunteers return to overseas service, Calvin DeWitt, BA ’21, is embarking on development projects in The Gambia.
Students Capture College Photography Honors
Three students from Columbian College’s Corcoran School of the Arts & Design won awards at the prestigious College Photographer of the Year competition.
Alumnus Journey Spotlights Refugee Plight
For years after he came to the U.S. from Iran, Amin Arvin Attari, BS ’21, refused to call himself a refugee. Now, he has embraced the word as a point of pride.