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Campus group No Lost Generation advocates for Syrian refugees

July 11, 2016

GW's No Lost Generation (NLG) is a campus organzation that is facing the Syrian refugee crisis head-on -- and is rapidly spreading to other campuses across the nation.

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GW Student Awarded Truman Scholarship

July 11, 2016

Karim Farishta, ESIA BA '16, is one of 54 students nationwide recognized with the honor, which bestows a $30,000 grant toward graduate studies for candidates who demonstrate "the passion, intellect and leadership potential" to serve the public good.

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Interning at the White House

July 11, 2016

GW boasts 13 students and alumni in the spring 2016 White House Internship {rogram--more than any other school in the United States. Read about their experiences here.

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GW Announces Institute for African Studies

July 11, 2016

The Elliott School is proud to house the Institute for African Studies, which will focus on major issues confronting the global community in Africa, one of the fastest economic growth regions in the world. Read more here.

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Economic Development of Low Earth Orbit

July 11, 2016

 IISTP faculty Nicholas Vonortas contributes his knowledge and expertise on the subject in Chapter 2 "Protein Crystallization for Drug Development, A Prospective Empirical Appraisal of Economic Eff

Who are nuclear weapons scientists?

July 06, 2016

Most people study nuclear warfare by studying the new developments in the weapons themselves. Hugh Gusterson takes a different approach.

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Elliott School Commencement 2016: Keynote Address

May 13, 2016

Dean Reuben E. Brigety II delivered the keynote address at the 2016 Elliott School Graduation Celebration. Watch the address here.

President Obama's Hiroshima speech

April 13, 2016

Hugh Gusterson authors a hypothetical speech for Obama in the event that he visits Hiroshima before the end of his term in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 

A Financial Times columnist says that taxes have nothing to do with fairness. Here’s why he’s wrong.

April 12, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article using evidence from political science ideas to prove that we need not rely on tax regulations the way they are written. 

Egypt Gives Saudi Arabia 2 Islands in a Show of Gratitude

April 10, 2016

Nathan Brown is quoted in New York Times article on Egypt's decision to thank Saudi Arabia by giving the country two islands on a corner of the Red Sea.

A massive leak just revealed how the super-rich hide their money. Here’s what you need to know.

April 05, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article explaining everything one needs to know about the Panama Papers.

This is the book you need to read about how rich people and corporations shield their money from the taxman

April 05, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article on The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens by Gabriel Zucman.

U.S. economy adds 215,000 jobs in March, jobless rate ticks up to 5 percent

April 01, 2016

Tara Sinclair is quoted in Washington Post article adding to the argument that the U.S. economy is way ahead of any other country and therefore must contribute to global growth. 

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UN Peacekeepers Accused of Child Abuse, Bestiality, and Cowardice

April 01, 2016

Michael Barnett comments on the failure of the United Nations to incorporate lessons they have learned in the past into their current operations in The Daily Beast article on the recent allegations concerning ignoble behavior of the UN peacekeepers.