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The People's President

During his 23 years of leadership at GW, Lloyd Elliott always put students—and their studies—first.

Former George Washington University President Lloyd Elliott, who died Jan. 1 at 94, is remembered as an unassuming leader who consistently put students' best interests above all else. Read more >

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He's With the Bands

The digital revolution forever changed the music business. GW Magazine talked with the industry's frontman: Neil Portnow, BA '71, president of the Recording Academy.

By Caitlin Carroll and Christian Toto

The first time Neil Portnow heard Whitney Houston's voice, it wasn't on the radio or television. He first heard her sing on a cassette tape that Arista Records President Clive Davis sent him in 1983. Read more >

Adding It Up

As our nation's future becomes increasingly tied to schools rooted in science and engineering, one question remains: What makes these schools work?

By Jaime Ciavarra Gacek

President Barack Obama has called it the "Sputnik moment" of our time. Read more >

As Seen by the Dean

Jean Johnson discusses the School of Nursing's teaching and research agenda—from the importance of quality care to working in medically underserved communities.

By Jamie L. Freedman

In just three years, GW's School of Nursing has earned a place among the nation's top nursing schools. Read more >

To Respond and Serve

Students form relief efforts in the wake of Sandy.

By Caitlin Carroll

Meteorologists were still forecasting the potential impact of Hurricane Sandy when senior Izzy Parilis started talking about organizing a GW response. Read more >