This year, the George Washington University celebrates its 200th anniversary. GW’s bicentennial is an incredible, historic milestone. February 9, 2021 is officially the 200th anniversary of when the United States Congress established our university’s charter in 1821. GW's bicentennial kicks off an eight-month long celebration to recognize GW's generations of progress. Visit the GW Bicentennial website to learn more about the celebration.
The latest issue of The Washington Quarterly is now live! In the "New Nuclear Ideas" issue, authors discuss topics including reducing nuclear salience, the future of US-China nuclear relations, the nuclear proliferation landscape and more. Read The Washington Quarterly.
On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Professor Emeritus Robert W. Rycroft, a long-term faculty member of the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy at the Elliott School of International Affairs, and core faculty of the homonym Masters program, passed away after a long-term illness. Dr. Nicholas Vonortas, Dr. John Logsdon and Dr. Henry Hertzfeld share memories from their time working with Dr. Rycroft.
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BA Candidate, International Affairs and Political Science, Dean's Scholar, Class of 2021
"I have always loved politics, political science, and international affairs, and so the prospect of choosing my own research path that would combine all of those areas was my top priority.
In the Dean's Scholars Program, I am researching the influence of the Brexit movement, referendum, and EU withdrawal politics on the British Conservative Party, which has allowed me to combine all of my broader passions."