In a new biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, alum Marc Leepson illuminates the French general's role in the life of George Washington.
By Marc Leepson
An idealistic, 19-year-old French aristocrat arrived on American shores 235 years ago, intent on fighting the British in the American Revolution. Two years later, he departed a hero whose battle-tested zeal for freedom and whose spirit and devotion engendered a lifelong friendship with George Washington. Read more >
It is being called "transformative," a scholar magnet that will foster a new era of research, and, in the down-to-earth words of one Foggy Bottom resident, "a more than fair trade for a parking garage."
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Most law students who refer to the lessons they've learned from U.S. Supreme Court justices are speaking figuratively. But in the case of GW's Constitutional Law 6399-14: Leading Cases in Context, co-taught by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas and Professor Greg Maggs, students had more direct contact with the source. Read more >
Graduate School of Education and Human Development Dean Michael J. Feuer is determined to make American educators competitive in a world of increasing global enterprise. Read more >