Campus

GW Dance Marathon partners with local law firm to support children

GW Dance Marathon is a student-run organization on the George Washington University campus, and currently the largest student-run philanthropy at GW. The organization hosts a year-long campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Children’s National Health System, DC’s local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. The year culminates in a dance marathon where more than 500

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: Kristoffer & Camry

Thanks to Kristoffer Hellesmark, ESIA MA ’16, and Camry Haskins, ESIA MA ’16, for sharing their story!  Where did you meet on campus? City View Room. What were your first impressions of each other? Kristoffer – I thought she looked badass with her short haircut; Camry – I was struck by how piercing his eyes were.

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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