From left: Donald Blount, Gennaro Colabatistto, Elizabeth D’Andrea, David Dolling, Kevin Kelly, Ronald Luman, Patrick Marolda, Christopher Scolese (Ellie Kaufman)

7 Alumni Inducted into SEAS HOF

Seven George Washington University graduates, including the director of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the chief of staff of the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, were honored October 22 by the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the 2015 GW Engineering Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Christopher Scolese, MS ’82, the center


GWSB Alumna Richa Nihalani's site Fasionest offers trendy and affordable fashion.

GW Businesswoman Makes Fashion Affordable

Richa Nihalani, GWSB BBA’12, based her business, Fashionest, on the fashion savvy of today’s Millennials and uses the digital marketing skills she learned at GW to give the trendy women of tomorrow stylish (and affordable) jewelry. “Fashionest was born of a bold, beautiful principle: fine fashion jewelry doesn’t have to break the bank,” Richa explains.


Show Me A Hero

SMPA alumna appears in HBO mini-series Show Me A Hero

Jessica Denson, BA SMPA ’07, appeared this summer in the HBO mini-series SHOW ME A HERO from THE WIRE creator David Simon. In it she portrays Gail Wasicsko, the sister-in-law of embattled mayor Nick Wasicsko, played by Oscar Isaac. Ms. Denson first delved into the media as a journalism major at GW, where she wrote


Dana Bash, BA '93, is now chief political correspondent at CNN.

Dana Bash, BA ’93, Promoted to CNN Chief Political Correspondent

Longtime CNN correspondent Dana Bash, CCAS/SMPA BA ’93, has a new role at the cable news channel. The George Washington University graduate was promoted to chief political correspondent on Monday. Dana will serve as CNN’s lead correspondent covering the Republican primary and Capitol Hill. She also will participate in the questioning of candidates at the Sept.



Alumna Says “Still Work to Do” in NOLA a Decade after Katrina

  Ten years ago, a tropical storm over the Bahamas quickly morphed into a Category 5 hurricane named “Katrina” whose path of destruction left much of the Gulf Coast and the city of New Orleans—a historic, bustling coastal city— in ruins. In the aftermath of the storm, which made landfall as a Category 3 hurricane,


Adrienne Borges, a veteran data analyst in Bode’s Human Identification Group, solves mysteries for international governments, police departments, and families searching for lost loved ones.

Alumna Solves Real-Life Forensics Mysteries

When Adrienne Borges, CCAS MS ’06, arrives for work at the Bode Technology Group’s Cellmark Forensics Lab in Lorton, Virginia, she dons her white coat and safety goggles and examines her workload. It could be a drop of blood discovered at a D.C. crime scene or a brittle bone chip from a skeleton found in