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.

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 Theater 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, NEXT, this spring, a group of little plastic dragons celebrated the opening with more revelry than anyone in the gallery.

Eric Cantor

Alumni News

GW alumni connecting on air, Eric Cantor at GW's Wall Street symposium and more.

Photo of Laverne Cox

George Welcomes

Laverne Cox, Jim Clifton, Rick Santorum and more.



GW Law professor Lawrence A. Cunningham published Berkshire Beyond Buffett after getting to know Warren Buffett's $350 billion company, Berkshire Hathaway, a colossus that manages to feel like a small business.