GWAA President-elect Jeremy Gosbee, left, and Elliott School Dean Michael Brown, right, present Dae-Whan Chang with the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Dae-Whan Chang, ESIA MA ’76, Receives GW’s Alumni Achievement Award

Dae-Whan Chang, ESIA MA ’76, chair and publisher of the South Korean-based Maekyung Media Group, was honored Wednesday with the university’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest annual recognition given by the George Washington Alumni Association to a GW graduate. An alumnus of the Elliott School of International Affairs, Dr. Chang is one of South



Colonials Helping Colonials: Marissa Moran, BA ’10, and Tracy Williams, BA ’83

When Marissa Moran, SMPA BA ’10, moved to Los Angeles from London in 2014, the job market for international media development didn’t make the trip with her across the pond. “There weren’t many opportunities when I moved to LA,” Marissa says about the field she found herself drawn towards as a political communication major in


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GW Poet Carves Her Way With Words

At eight years old, Elizabeth Acevedo, BA ’10, had written her first poem describing the unanswered questions of the universe: why dolphins were peaceful and humans were not. She knew then as a first grader that she could make sense of the world through writing and performing. “Poetry for me was inspired from a need


Sally Kohn, left, and Tony Sayegh graduated from GW in 1998, then went nearly 15 years without seeing each other before reconnecting on a Fox News show.

Do We Know Each Other?

The news segment ends, and the host has a question for her guest analysts: Is it possible they know each other? Tony Sayegh and Sally Kohn laugh. They get this a lot, and for good reason. They have a rapport on the air—a mixture of affection and banter—and have appeared on TV together before, Tony as


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Committed to Making a Difference, Alumna Uses GW Education to Help Others

British psychologist Dr. Robert Holden says, “If you are alive, you need help.” It’s no surprise that this is one of Marie Sansone’s favorite quotations. As an environmental lawyer, pioneering public health professional, and head of Washington, D.C.’s disease prevention and treatment agency, Marie, CCAS BA ’78, has built an impressive career working to assist


SEAS Alum: ‘Predictive Analytics is the Future’

Anasse Bari, SEAS MS ’10, CERT ’12, PhD ’12, a visiting professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), is making a name for himself in the field of predictive analytics (PA); he recently co-authored the book Predictive Analytics for Dummies. Bari’s research focuses on predictive analytics with applications on social networks analytics,