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John P. Richardson, ESIA MA ’64, has traveled the world – and come back home to tell a D.C. story

John P. Richardson, ESIA MA ’64, has traveled the world – and come back home to tell a D.C. story

In 1960, fresh out of college, John boarded a prop plane bound for Hawaii. There, he taught at the Punahou School on Oahu, where Barack Obama would one day earn his high school degree. The mix of cultures in the Hawaiian archipelago appealed to John, and a career that included two decades as a CIA operative

University Honors Alumni All-Star Volunteers

Five George Washington University alumni received the Alumni Outstanding Service Award on Thursday for their volunteer efforts in support of the university. View photos from the event in the Flickr gallery. “These awards are really significant as they recognize a critically important value in our university culture, which goes back to the founding vision of

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

Mishti Sivaramakrishnan, ESIA ’16, follows her ambitions around the world

For Sharmishta (Mishti) Sivaramakrishnan, ESIA BA ’16, all roads seemed to lead to a career in international affairs with an important stop at GW’s Elliott School along the way. Her journey began when she was in fourth grade in Muscat, Oman, and first heard the word “diplomacy.” Years later, as a high-school student in Singapore,

Public Health Alumna Credits Great Professors, Internships

Cara Sumi, BS ’09, came to the Milken Institute School of Public Health as an eager student already knowing she wanted to dedicate her career to global public health. Having the drive and passion for public health, Cara found her global health elective courses reaffirming. She reveled in her program, and found her professors to

GW Alumni Find Passion and Employment in D.C. Sports Networks

Move over fair-weather fans! While the DC area is mainly known for its politics, there is plenty to participate in that has nothing to do with government. The D.C.-based teams remain institutions that attract a plethora of business and talent from across the country. This includes alumni Adam Kelsey, BA ’13 and Hayley Milon, BA

Sacramento establishes an alumni network

Jason Dumont, SMPA BA ’07, Sacramento Chair shares his experience of starting an alumni chapter How long have you been volunteering with GW? Since spring 2016. What made you decide to get involved and build up the Sacramento Alumni Network? After moving from D.C. to Northern California in 2010, I attended several alumni events in

Colonial Love Q & A: Douglas & Eva

Thanks to Douglas Feitosa Tome, GWSB MS ’16, and Eva Jie Zhao for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? We met in Philip Amsterdam Hall. What were your first impressions of each other? I thought Eva was very outgoing and friendly. She felt I was kind of nerdy but still interesting—maybe because of

Colonial Love: Erik & Katie

  Thanks to Erik Martino, GWSB BA ’12, and Katie Ogden, GWSPH BS ’13, for sharing their story! On October 15, 2010, Erik Martino shared some interesting news with his roommate. Apparently, he had met his future wife the night before at The Lux Lounge, a popular GW hangout. Little did he know, Katie Ogden also

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