Campus

Alumni Weekend

Colonials Come Back to Campus

Graduates returned to GW for Alumni Weekend, remembering their time in college and making new memories on campus. Dorothy Robinson, B.A. ’01, attended some Alumni Weekend events with old friends she has stayed in touch with long after graduation. College classes and homework have changed a lot in the 15 years since she graduated, she

Business

Hardy Farrow Receives Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ for Successful Education Nonprofit

  Hardy Farrow BA ’13 values dreaming big. “You live a self-fulfilling life,” he says. “If you dream big, you will achieve big.” Farrow’s mantra guides his work as founder and executive director of LITE Memphis (Let’s Innovate Through Education). “LITE Memphis equips minority students to be future entrepreneurs by teaching them how to pitch

Entertainment

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

Politics

Colonials in National Races

ell Democratic Sen.-elect Tammy Duckworth, M.A. ’92, unseated Republican Mark Kirk to earn a seat in the U.S. Senate. Tuesday marked an important day for GW alumni who won their respective Congressional races across the country. Five George Washington University alumni have been newly-elected or re-elected to seats in Congress following Tuesday’s general election. Rep.

Lifestyle

Colonial Love Q & A: Meredith & Ron

  Thanks to Ronald Donchez, GWSB BBA ’92, and Meredith Donchez, CCAS BA ’93, for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? We first met in the Marvin Center, where he was eating lunch with his group of friends and I was at the next table with my group of friends. We had one

Tech

Alumnus Ted Schmitt Uses Big Data to Help Endangered Species

Alumnus Ted Schmitt Uses Big Data to Help Endangered Species Ted Schmitt, ESIA MA ’06, is not your average conservationist. A technology wizard living in Seattle and working for Vulcan Inc., Schmitt wields big data as a weapon in the fight to protect the Earth’s threatened species. Most recently, he has been a key player

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