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Fall 2020 update, GW seal in background

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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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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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
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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.
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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.
Anne Nelson, LEX winner

GW Paralegal Studies Student Wins National Scholarship

June 05, 2020

Congratulations to GW Paralegal Studies master’s candidate, Anne Nelson, for winning the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) national scholarship.

2020 Best Online Colleges for Value, Master’s Homeland Security, Guide to Online Schools

Homeland Security Masters Program Ranked #3 by 2020 Best Online Colleges for Best Value

June 04, 2020
The College of Professional Studies Master’s in Homeland Security is featured on the 2020 Best Online Colleges for Best Value ranking by the Guide to Online Schools. The program ranked #3 for value and quality. Their rankings are based on a combination of manually researched tuition, accreditation and salary data.
Elizabeth Rule

New Director Named for GW’s AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

June 03, 2020
The George Washington University has named Elizabeth Rule, Ph.D., as the new director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (CIPP), which is a unit of CPS. Dr. Rule, who previously served as the center’s assistant director, started in the new job on May 1.
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CO-VITA19 Social Medicine: GW CEPL Mobilizes Community Wellbeing

June 02, 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw how quickly things could shift, disrupting our established patterns and assumptions.

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Call for Papers: New Journal of Ethics in Publishing

June 01, 2020
The George Washington University Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program is soliciting papers for the Journal of Ethics in Publishing, a new, open access journal to be managed by students in GW’s publishing program.