Campus

How I Got the Job: GW Alumnus Returned for New Opportunities

Floyd Jones graduated from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs in 2015 in a position many seniors would envy. He had a full-time job secured at the nonprofit organization where he had already been working part-time—a job he’d found through GWork. So a year later, when he felt the need for new

Business

Two SEAS Alumni Build Successful Cybersecurity Company

Each year, the GW Entrepreneurs Round Table and the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship take the occasion of the New Venture Competition (NVC) Finals to honor notable alumni who have been high-achieving entrepreneurs. This year’s recipients of the Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award (DEAA), husband and wife team Karl Gumtow, SEAS BS ’92, and Vicki

Entertainment

Alumni Highlights in Spring 2017 Issue of GW Magazine

Spring 2017 issue of GW Magazine features alumni who innovate and entertain. Yvonne Orji at the Gates The alumna is a co-star on HBO’s ‘Insecure’ and on the verge of breaking through to the big time. Indelible Ink A new book pays homage to chefs’ tattoos.   A Vision of the Future Alumna Shilpa Rose

Politics

ESIA Alumna Shares Experiences from the Negotiating Table

Winter in Moscow is relentlessly cold, as Wendy Cutler, ESIA BA ’79, learned when she spent her GW semester abroad in the capital of what was then the Soviet Union. Her time in Moscow also coincided with the Cold War. “It was a “rough semester, frankly,” Wendy says, with a hint of a smile. But

Lifestyle

Book cover: the journey to college

Alumna Co-Authors Book with Her Daughter

A lot of people talk about writing a book, but Jill (Pincus) Madenberg, CCAS ’91, actually wrote one. The book was so good, a publisher picked it up. Love the Journey to College, Guidance from an Admissions Consultant and Her Daughter is currently scheduled for release by Post Hill Press on August 1, 2017. “The

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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