Unfortunately for lovers of the British royalty, it seems that Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton won’t be GW’s University-wide Commencement speaker this May. And, with keeping with tradition, GW normally announces their Commencement speaker in the latter half of the spring semester.
Family and friends gathered Thursday to remember Benjamin Gupta, a 28-year-old law and business student who died in his sleep Monday.
Law school and business school student Benjamin Gupta died Monday in his D.C. home. He was 28 years old.
GW’s 2009 keynote commencement speaker, Rahm Emanuel, gave nearly the same speech to GW graduates as he did to graduates of Sarah Lawrence College, a small liberal arts school in Bronxville, N.Y. Aside from sharing some personal memories from his undergraduate experience at Sarah Lawrence, his alma mater, Emanuel’s speech was exactly the same. You […]
This is an express transcript of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s commencement speech this morning, courtesy of the University’s media relations office. Emanuel was awarded a honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. PRESIDENT KNAPP: Ladies and gentlemen, our commencement speaker, Doctor Rahm Emanuel. MR. EMANUEL: “Doctor.” I just want you to know that […]
This post was written by Lauren French and Sarah Scire. Update, 3:50 p.m. Emanuel will be the Commencement speaker, the University confirmed in a news release. Jeanne Narum, president of Project Kaleidoscope and the Independent College Office, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science, and GW alumnus and sculptor John Safer will receive an honorary […]