Media Events

Chef José Andrés to Cook Giant Paella Dish on GW’s Kogan Plaza

April 21, 2014

Chef Jose Andres will conduct a hands on craft of cooking lesson for students in his “The World on a Plate: How Food Shapes Civilization” class, April 22.

Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton to Attend GW Science, Technology and Engineering Day

April 21, 2014

Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton will attend student workshops and provide brief remarks to high school students on April 24 on the importance of science, technology and engineering.

Buzz Aldrin, Charles Bolden and Alan Stern to Present Vital Reasons for Human to Mars Mission at Conference

April 17, 2014

Explore Mars and the George Washington University Space Policy Institute will host the second annual Humans to Mars Summit, April 22-24.

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.”

GW in the News

Recent Headlines

The Washington Post: Virginia, GW agree to home-and-home series in men’s basketball. GW and UVA men’s basketball teams will play each other over the next two years.

Marketplace: President Obama travels east, still pledging a 'pivot.' Steven Biddle, professor of political science and international affairs, was quoted.

Las Vegas Review- Journal: State corrects flaw that allowed graduation rate inflation. Maria Ferguson, director of the Center on Education Policy, was quoted.

New York Daily News: Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” was President Obama’s toughest interview: Jay Carney. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke at GW on April 17.

The Huffington Post: Hill Staffers: Hill Staffers: Your Reality Is Not Made for TV.  Mark Kennedy, director of the Graduate School of Political Management, authored the article. 

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.