Summer 2015
  • Children looking through a space in a wall

    Five Years Later in Haiti

    Half a decade after a catastrophic earthquake, a Pulitzer Prize winner finds that life in the beleaguered nation goes on, as it always has.

We Are Always Activists

"We Are Always Activists First"

Students on the front lines of a national movement against sexual violence find a battlefield with no boundaries.

Reuniting Babies and Their Bottles

Reuniting Babies and Their Bottles

Feeding tubes and surgeries offer an imperfect fix for infants with disorders that leave them unable to eat. The problem is in the brain, and that's where GW researchers are looking for a cure.

graphic depiction of Johnathan Rapping, MacArthur Fellow

Promise Keeper

MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Rapping is helping the government fulfill its duty to stand up for the indigent accused with his program, Gideon's Promise.

Summer News Features

Elizabeth Acevedo at the microphone

5 Questions on Slam Poetry

Elizabeth Acevedo, BA '10, one of the 2014 National Poetry Slam champions, mixes poetry and performance to explore life and identity as a Dominican woman and first-generation American.

Found poetry

Create Your Own Poetry

Poetry can be anything. An exhibit at GW's Brady Gallery had visitors create "found poems" by redacting, reordering, refashioning or colorizing a canvas of words made from a few pages of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Frank Alexander Wetmore's Stetson hat

One for the Birds

It was a surprise to find four graduation hoods and a spiffy Stetson top hat in a box described as "cap and gown of Frank Alexander Wetmore."

Photo of the GW costume shop

Stitch by Stitch

Aspiring costume makers in the Department of Theatre and Dance sketch, stitch and style in GW's costume shop.

Square dancing with a 3-d printer

Square Dancing With a 3-D Printer

When the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design unveiled its end-of-the-year thesis exhibition this spring, a group of little plastic dragons celebrated the opening with more revelry than anyone in the gallery.

Eric Cantor

Alumni News

A pair of politicos reconnect on the air, Eric Cantor appears at GW's Wall Street Symposium and more.

Photo of Laverne Cox

George Welcomes

Laverne Cox, Rick Santorum, five top CEOs and more.



In Berkshire Beyond Buffett, GW Law professor Lawrence A. Cunningham offers an inside look at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, a colossus that manages to feel like a small business.