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New York City Career Trek- Elliott School Grad Life

For 12 Elliott M.A. students, spring break brought a special opportunity: a journey to Manhattan for the second annual New York City Career Trek. In Manhattan, they met with industry professionals at coveted employers to gain insight into opportunities in the Big...

Sports Diplomacy —Then and Now

Sports create a common language and a shared culture, if only on the playing field. It can be a useful diplomatic tool to facilitate people-to-people relationships and to build trust between countries. At the global level, sports often become an important avenue for...

Elliott School Celebrates International Women’s Day

For more than a century, International Women’s Day has been held worldwide on March 8 to celebrate the achievements of women. The day also serves as a reminder and call-to-action for accelerating gender parity. Here’s how the Elliott School is celebrating the...

Alumna Promotes Women’s Leadership and Public Service

  In honor of Women’s History Month, we recently caught up with alumna Kateryna Pyatybratova, ESIA BA ’11, MA/MBA ’16, who has turned her experiences at the Elliott School and GW into a career promoting women’s leadership and public service around the world. Tell...

German Minister of Justice to Open New Exhibition

It would surprise many Americans to know that former Nazi party members, SA and SS officers dominated the post-WWII German justice ministry through the 1950s and into the 1960s. Now on display at the Elliott School, a new exhibition,“The Rosenburg Files — The...

Elliott School Launches Podcast

New to airwaves this spring: The Elliott School is excited to announce a new podcast called the Foreign Affairs Inbox, featuring interviews with professors on pressing, international issues. Hosted by student Koji Flynn-Do and produced by the school’s Public Affairs...

Martin Luther King Jr: A Voice and Force in International Affairs

Robert M. Franklin, Council of Foreign Relations member, and Marcus King, director of GW’s international affairs master’s program, spoke about Martin Luther King Jr.’s international influence at the Elliott School. Read the full story here (Courtesy of GW...

A Message from the Dean

Dear Elliott School Students, Faculty, Staff, and Friends: Let me begin by saying that as finals season rapidly approaches, I urge those of you who are students to exercise self-care. I know you’ll be studying hard. Remember to also eat healthly healthfully, to...

Three Elliott Faculty Members Prepare to Retire

This year, the Elliott School bids farewell to three long-serving faculty members poised to retire over the coming months. The Elliott community says thank you for your extraordinary teaching and exemplary service over the years. Students of Professor Ed McCord once...

Elliott School Honors Life, Legacy of Swiss Diplomat Carl Lutz

More than 100 students, faculty, staff and residents joined us at the Elliott School on Tuesday, Oct. 23, to hear about the late Swiss diplomat Carl Lutz, whose bravery and tireless efforts saved the lives of 62,000 Jewish people living in Hungary during the...

The Reading Room- Elliott Faculty Book RoundUp

Several prominent Elliott School faculty members recently published books dissecting urgent global issues. In four new volumes, Elliott authors cover the globe, offering insight into the plight of Palestinian refugees, Russian identity in the 21st century, the...

Bringing Student Experiences Abroad, Home to the Elliott School

Every year, Elliott School students travel the globe in search of international education, overseas internships and connections abroad — and of course, the thing that sets Elliott School students apart — real-life, in-the-field experiences. This past academic year was...