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Sanjit Sethi

Sanjit Sethi Named President of Minneapolis College of Art and Design

April 30, 2019
After nearly four years as the inaugural director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University, Sanjit Sethi will become the next president of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He will leave GW in July to begin his new role.

Corcoran Students Get Personal at NEXT

April 29, 2019
Margaret Wroblewski has been a daily Metro commuter for years, and like many of her fellow riders, the Olney, Md., native has had her share of unpleasant experiences. But a particularly frightening encounter with an aggressive man a few years ago pushed her from discomfort to action.
Yacine Fall with her sculpture

GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Celebrates the ‘NEXT’ Generation of Artists at Annual Exhibition

April 23, 2019
Burgeoning Corcoran artists will present projects focused on the cultures that define them, exploring current themes such as the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, harassment on the D.C. metro and family history.
Ghana think tank

GW’s Corcoran School of Art & Design launches new MFA in social engaged art with an emphasis on public policy

April 18, 2019
The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University is accepting applications to its first M.F.A. program in Social Practice.
Interdisciplinary artist Althea Rao performs "Pillar of Salt" during GW's first Arts Walk

In Photos: GW Celebrates the Arts on Campus

April 03, 2019
The George Washington University hosted its first ever Arts Walk in March, a coordinated, collaborative celebration of the arts and art venues on campus.