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News & Events


Angel Benally, a spring 2020 alumna of the NAPLP in professional attire.

Six NAPLP Alumni Tackle Digital Disparities during COVID-19 Pandemic

September 08, 2020
Alumni of GW’s Native American Political Leadership Program landed virtual internships with AT&T this summer to bring corporate-government relations and advanced broadband access across Indian Country.
Adele Ashkar

CPS Bids Associate Dean Adele Ashkar A Fond Farewell

September 07, 2020
Adele Ashkar says she began teaching landscape design at GW one night a week in 1987. Since that time, she has held numerous roles at the university and become an essential part of the CPS leadership team. She has worked for CPS since 2003, most recently as the associate dean of academic excellence and associate professor of landscape design. She retired from GW on August 31.

GSPM’s Election Coverage & Research Continues…

September 06, 2020
The presidential elections only come once in four years and our Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is working overtime to provide the political expertise and coverage of this historic election --- tapping faculty expertise, predicting election results and organizing special events.
Sustainable Urban Planning Newsletter July 2020

New Sustainable Urban Planning Newsletter Features Students & Faculty

September 05, 2020
The inaugural issue of the Sustainable Urban Planning Program (SUP) newsletter features interviews with three students about their experiences in the program, examples of hands-on student projects, snapshots of faculty activities, as well as information on urban planning career trends.
Drew Santorello, multimedia producer in video studio

Expanded Online Teaching Resources Now Available for Faculty Use

September 04, 2020

The CPS instructional design team announced the expansion of online teaching resources for faculty and training classes this summer.

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GW Offers Free Virtual Fall Group Fitness Classes

September 03, 2020
Join GW Campus Recreation on ZOOM for daily group fitness classes. Classes are free this fall and open to all GW students, faculty and staff! This schedule will run from August 31 - December 6, with a variety of cardio/strength classes and mind/body classes.
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Pandemic Announcements, FAQs and more

September 03, 2020
With the fall semester underway, the GW community is demonstrating every day that it matters less where we are and more how we are coming together—supporting one another, remaining connected, and fulfilling our mission. A place to find answers to questions you may have.
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Information Literacy in the Homeland Security Environment

September 02, 2020
Our distinguished faculty panel discussed strategies homeland security organizations can pursue to fulfill their missions, during the Aug. 25 webinar. The discussion included upholding the rule of law, while simultaneously safeguarding individual liberty, as well as information literacy. A recording is now available.
Nicole Mintz

Check out CPS’s new “Career Builder Series”

September 02, 2020

Nicole Mintz, director of CPS Career Services, has begun hosting a series of topical events to expand the programming options for students and alumni.

Melissa Feuer

Acting Dean of College of Professional Studies Announced

August 06, 2020
Melissa Feuer, the college’s associate dean for student and academic affairs, will begin her new role as acting dean of the College of Professional Studies on Sept. 1. GW Today story
Sustainable Urban Planning Newsletter July 2020

Sustainable Urban Planning Program Launches Newsletter

August 05, 2020
The inaugural issue of the Sustainable Urban Planning program newsletter features student and faculty highlights, as well as urban planning career trends.
Toni Marsh wearing commencement gown and hat with tassel and part of College of Professional studies logo on a blue wall behind

One-of-a Kind 2020 Virtual Commencement Celebration

June 09, 2020
Our 2020 Virtual Commencement Celebration will be remembered as one of a kind.
Mallaly Shpoon, Cybersecurity 2020 graduate with kids and son in cap and daughter in graduation gown

Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 08, 2020
We asked the GW Class of 2020 to share messages with their graduating class—a person they'd like to thank, a memory they'll take with them or advice for each other as they navigate their futures.
Melissa Feuer

CPS Announces Appointment of New Associate Dean

June 07, 2020
The College of Professional Studies announced the appointment of Melissa Feuer as Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs, effective April 1, 2020.
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CPS Team Expands Online Learning & Faculty Support during COVID-19

June 06, 2020
When it comes to the unprecedented move universities and schools around the country made to transition the remainder of the spring 2020 semester to virtual learning, CPS was well-positioned to make the jump with expertise in online learning and a dedicated instructional design team.