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Anne C. Richard to Deliver the Graduate Address to the Elliott School Class of 2017

March 13, 2017

Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, Anne C. Richard, will deliver the graduation address to Elliott School of International Affairs class of 2017.

A Weekend at WAMUNC: 19 Years of Model UN Excellence

March 07, 2017

More than 1,300 high school students came together recently to exercise their diplomatic skills and knowledge of international affairs at the Washington Area Model United Nations Conference (WAMUNC). Now in its 19th year, WAMUNC is hosted and run entirely by the International Affairs Society (IAS), the largest non-partisan student organization at GW. The majority of WAMUNC staff are Elliott School students.

A story to tell: revealing the narrative of American Muslims

March 07, 2017

An unexpected turn led Hena Khan (M.A.’97) from her career as international development consultant to successful children’s author. Khan says she recognized the work she enjoyed the most had a strong writing component, but never dreamed of becoming a published author.

Senator Tammy Duckworth (ESIA MA ’92) to Deliver GW Commencement Address

February 21, 2017

Combat veteran, Purple Heart recipient and U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) will deliver GW's commencement address before an audience of 25,000 graduates, friends and family members on May 21 on the National Mall. The Elliott School alumna said she looks forward to encouraging graduates to “go out and make a difference in the world.”

Jim Core (ESIA MA ’96) to receive GW Alumni Outstanding Service Award on April 6

February 17, 2017

Five GW alumni will receive the Alumni Outstanding Service Award in April for their volunteer efforts in support of the university. The awards are given to alumni for their contributions to university programs. They will be presented at the 56th annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards ceremony April 6 at the Marvin Center.