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GW Joins #GivingTuesday for Third Consecutive Year

Update: More than 300 donors supported GW as part of this year’s #GivingTuesday, a 30 percent increase in participation over last year. In total, nearly $48,000 was donated in just 24 hours, also an increase over last year’s totals. Every gift made, no matter the size, will play an important part in giving the gift of


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Meet Sir Ciarán Devane, GW’s Newly Knighted Alumnus

  “When you open the newspaper and see your name on that list, it feels unreal – it’s not something you can ever imagine will happen to you.” That’s the way Ciarán Devane, ESIA MIPP ’06, describes the feeling of learning this past June that he was to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. “Being


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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.


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Dan Cartica, BBA ’10, vs. the World (Marathon Challenge)

Editor’s Note: We are thrilled to announce that on Jan. 29, Dan Cartica, BBA’10, won the 2016 World Marathon Challenge. Dan finished first or tied for first in all but one (where he finished one second behind the stage winner) of the race’s seven stages, setting a new world record for the fastest average marathon time in


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