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Hardy Farrow Receives Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ for Successful Education Nonprofit

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

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

SEAS Alumnus Spearheads Launch of the American Writers Museum

It all started when Malcolm O’Hagan, DSc ’66 went to the Dublin Writers Museum, a collection of exhibits honoring the lives and works of Irish writers. Moved by the experience, Malcolm looked forward to visiting the museum’s counterpart in the United States. The only problem was, there wasn’t one. “In this country, we have halls

Two Boston Volunteers Share Highlights from Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2016 boasted over sixty events, including class reunion celebrations, dean’s receptions, and student organization events. Two Boston Regional Alumni Network Committee volunteers, Dean Coclin (SEAS BA ’84) and Ari Massefski (CCAS BA ’15), share some of their highlights from #GWAW16. “Alumni Weekend 2016 was a blast for both of us! From celebrating the

Celebrating George Washington’s 284th Birthday

George Washington was born on Feb. 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and for the past seven years, GW alumni have honored their namesake with worldwide celebrations known as George’s Birthday Bashes. From London to Beijing and California to D.C., nearly 1,000 GW alumni participated in 30 bashes across the U.S. and 23 more around the globe

Regional Volunteer Spotlight: Chloé Mayer

Chloé Mayer, CCAS BA ’09 City: Redwood City, CA Role: Member, GW Bay Area Alumni Network Committee How long have you been volunteering with GW? I joined the Bay Area committee three years ago in summer of 2012. What made you decide to become involved with your Regional Alumni Network and committee? I moved to San

Alumni Weekend 2015 Recap

We spoke with Stacie Spiegel, ESIA ’97, to learn about her #GWAW15 experience and why she plans to continue coming back to campus each fall for Alumni Weekend. Why did you decide to come back for Alumni Weekend? I have returned to campus for Alumni Weekend the past few years and it is always a great time. 

Bay Area Alumni Reconnect at SF Event

Forgery Bar, one of the newest offerings on San Francisco’s famous Mission Street, opened its doors to George Washington University alumni, parents and GW leadership November 1 for an afternoon of food and wine hosted by GW’s Office of Alumni Relations. More than 100 guests enjoyed food and wine pairings featuring award-winning wines from Selby