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Alumni Share Their Commencement Speaker Memories

The freshly-minted graduates of the Class of 2015 joined more than 270,000 of their fellow Colonials as members of the GW Alumni community during commencement ceremonies on the National Mall on May 17. Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered this year’s commencement address, urging graduates to find their “North Star” and let it guide them in life. We


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HRH Princess Reema, MVC BA ’99, Headlines GW Global Series on Women in Business

When Her Royal Highness Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud, MVC BA ’99, enrolled in Mount Vernon’s Women’s College, she realized the unique education opportunity she would have. And when the George Washington University merged with the college, Princess Reema took advantage of a broader offering of courses—in museum studies, Islamic art, and architecture—at GW,


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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



More 2015 Alumni Valentines!

  Happy Valentine’s Day! Earlier this month we introduced you to five couples who met at or because of GW. Today, meet two more couples who were inspired to share their GW love stories. ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥     Thanks to all the couples who shared their stories with us this year, and Happy Valentine’s Day to all!


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,