Chairman of the Board Nelson Carbonell

DC Alumni Provide Input on GW’s Next President

Strategist. Innovator. Uniter. These are some of the characteristics that George Washington University alumni want to see in the next president of the university, according to a town hall discussion on September 13 in Washington, DC. After President Knapp announced his intention to step down at the end of this academic year, the GW Board



Alumni Net Surprising Returns as NVC Volunteers

  The GW New Venture Competition (NVC) creates a platform for GW students to develop, test, and launch startup ventures. A thrill for the students, yes, but with the final round scheduled for April 19, this intense competition also inspires seasoned professionals to enjoy fresh thinking, youthful energy, and the entrepreneurial spirit. Remember how much


Jonquel Jones

GW Senior Selected with 6th Overall Pick in WNBA Draft

As many have predicted since her breakout junior season with the Colonials in 2014-15, two-time Honorable Mention All-American Jonquel Jones was selected sixth overall by the Los Angeles Sparks in the first round of the 2016 WNBA Draft on Thursday evening. Jones was later traded to the Connecticut Sun. GW’s first-ever first round pick, Jones finished



GSPM Alumni Talk Working on Capitol Hill, Tips for Job Seekers

Graduate School of Political Management alumni said the key for students to make it on Capitol Hill is careful job research, networking and a positive attitude. As current and former House of Representatives chiefs of staff, these four alumni have seen hundreds of well-educated internship candidates and entry-level job seekers make common mistakes. “You would


Jean Fugett, JD '79, Audie (Fugett) Jones, BA '08, and Russell Fugett, MS '07, at a Baltimore Orioles game in 2014. Jean and Russell are

Celebrating a Legacy: Father and Son Share Insights at Special Event

Born in an East Baltimore neighborhood on December 7, 1942, Reginald F. Lewis was brought up by a family that inspired him to “be the best you can be.” And so he did, excelling in his studies, graduating from Harvard Law School in 1968, and establishing Wall Street’s first African American law firm in 1970.


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Alumna Leads Class in Analyzing Churchill Planner Entries

The calendar entry in Winston Churchill’s engagement diary—written in italicized shorthand and faded black ink—reads: “6:00 Gen. Sikorski (Private Door).” The date: Nov. 14, 1939. Churchill is first lord of the Admiralty, a position he will hold for a scant eight months before becoming British prime minister. Władysław Sikorski is prime minister of the Polish