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THE SCIENTIST & THE LAWYER

From chemistry labs to courthouses to classrooms, GW President Mark S. Wrighton and Provost Christopher Alan Bracey have made a lasting impact at every step of their careers. Now they’re teaming up in new roles with a new mission—leading GW into its third century.

President Wrighton and Provost Bracey in Kogan Plaza

THE SCIENTIST & THE LAWYER


From chemistry labs to courthouses to classrooms, GW President Mark S. Wrighton and Provost Christopher Alan Bracey have made a lasting impact at every step of their careers. Now they’re teaming up in new roles with a new mission—leading GW into its third century.

 

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Summer 2022

An energy plant next to a neighborhood

 

FEATURE

Air (E)Quality for All

The most polluted neighborhoods in the United States are also the most disadvantaged. Research at GW aims to shine a light on this inequity—and effect policy change.

Elana Meyers Taylor giving her address at GW's 2022 Commencement on the National Mall

 

 GW NEWS

A Capitol Commencement

Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor, B.S. ’06, M.T.A. ’11, HON ’18, inspired graduates to create “medal-worthy” moments in address on the National Mall May 15.

 

 


ALUMNI PROFILES

From having a finger on the pulse of capitol hill to navigating outer space, our alumni thrive across the world—and beyond. 

Here are some of their stories.

 

Kate Balduan

After the Facts

For CNN journalist and anchor Kate Bolduan, B.A. ’05, the professional is personal.
 

Liz O'Donnell

The Making of a Mother

Through Aaliyah in Action, Liz O’Donnell, B.A. ’12, M.Ed. ’14, builds a legacy for her stillborn daughter.
 

Andre Douglas

 

The Right Stuff

Andre Douglas, Ph.D. ’21, is one of 10 new NASA astronaut candidates from a field of more than 12,000 applicants.
 

Sidney Chu

 

Olympic Ice

Sidney Chu, B.S. ’21, represented Hong Kong in short-track speed skating at the Beijing games.