Media Events

Ben Folds to Perform Solo Concert at GW Lisner Auditorium

April 16, 2014

On April 28 Ben Folds will take the stage for a solo performance at GW Lisner Auditorium as part of the #LisnerRocks concert series.

Artists, Scholars and Students to Examine Civil War During Two-Day Conference

April 16, 2014

The National Civil War Project Conference will explore the American Civil War and its aftermath through presentations, panels and performances, April 21-22.

Acclaimed Series ‘What Makes It Great’ with Rob Kapilow will Explore Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’

April 15, 2014

On April 27 Rob Kapilow and The Peabody Chamber Orchestra will explore “Spring” and “Summer” from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons.”

MOMIX’s Newest Work, ‘Botanica’ Comes to D.C., Co-Presented By GW Lisner and Washington Performing Arts Society

April 15, 2014

The concerts on April 25 and 26 fuse elements of dance, theater and cinema with whimsical props, set to a soundtrack ranging from birdsong to Vivaldi.

George Washington University to Host Research Symposium on Urban Quality of Life

April 11, 2014

The GW Sustainable Urban Planning program will host a research symposium on the urban quality of life, April 18.

“What Not to Wear: Women Sculptors” Exhibition at GW Brady Art Gallery

April 10, 2014

Inventive sculptures of women’s apparel through unconventional materials: steel, wire, stone, feathers, paper and aluminum. Open to the public April 16-June 27.

GW in the News

Recent Headlines

The New York Times: Concussion Cases Inspire New Courses at George Washington's Law School. Michael Kaplen, professorial lecturer in law, and Gregory Maggs, interim dean of the School of Law, were quoted. 

Wall Street Journal: Teaching Financial Literacy, Starting With Teens. Annamaria Lusardi, professor of accountancy and economics, was mentioned for her study. 

The Washington Post Express: For these grad students, it’s a work in progress. A look at the entrepreneurship opportunities at GW.

Aljazeera: Death Sentence In Egypt Leads To International Outrage. Nathan Brown, professor of political science and international affairs, was quoted. 

The Washington Post: GW, Arena Stage Conference looks at War, and Art of Portraying it. GW is co-hosting the Civil War Project next week.


GW President Emeritus Leaves $1.15 Million to the Elliott School of International Affairs

March 28, 2014

GW's Elliott School of International Affairs has received a $1.15 million bequest from The Lloyd H. and Evelyn E. Elliott Charitable Remainder Trust.

GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs New Home of The Washington Quarterly

March 26, 2014

GW's Elliott School of International Affairs will sponsor The Washington Quarterly beginning with the journal’s spring 2014 issue.