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7 Tips from Alumni Entrepreneurs

7 Tips from Alumni Entrepreneurs

GW is no stranger self-starters, as evidenced by the number of entrepreneurs in the alumni community. We’ve had the chance to sit down with alums in a variety of industries to learn from the best. Find out what they’ve learned along the way and what they think aspiring entrepreneurs should know: Jack Bergstrand, GSEHD MA

Alumnus, now GW Faculty, Publishes Predictive Analytics Book

Anasse Bari, SEAS MS ’10, CERT ’12, PhD ’12, a faculty member in GW’s computer science department, recently celebrated the publication of his book Predictive Analytics For Dummies. Bari co-authored the book with fellow alumnus, Mohamed Chaouchi, SEAS MS ’05, and software engineer Tommy Jung. Predictive analytics is a branch of data mining that helps

American Studies Dept. Honors Emeritus Professors

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, GW’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of American Studies hosted a reception and lecture for alumni and faculty to honor two emeritus professors, James O. Horton and John Vlach. Melani McAlister, chair of the department, kicked off the evening by announcing the launch of the Horton-Vlach Fund for American

GSEHD Alumni to Host Panel at ESRI 2014

The annual Educational Symposium for Research and Innovations (ESRI) student-led academic conference will take place on the GW’s Foggy Bottom campus from March 21 and 22—and six GSEHD alumni will be featured in one of its panels. ESRI aims to provide an opportunity for immersion in current research and innovations in education. The conference also

Top Five Stories of 2013

2013 was a big year for the GW community—from entertainment to politics to business to community service, alumni around the world made a difference, and we were lucky enough to catch up with many of them. Check out which stories were most popular last year: Double Alumna Conquers Crossfit Christy Phillips Adkins, SPHHS BS ’07,

Double Alumnus Runs for Seat in MN House

Making a difference in the world is common goal for many in the GW community—including Jon Tollefson, ESIA BA ’05, MA ’08, who recently announced that he is running for a seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Tollefson is running to succeed retiring State Representative John Benson in Minnesota House District 44B, which represents

Alumni Attend Veterans Memorial Park Dedication

On Nov. 11, to commemorate Veterans Day, many GW alumni were on the Foggy Bottom campus to attend a dedication ceremony for the renovated and relocated Veterans Memorial Park. Formerly located by the intersections of 22nd and G Streets NW, Veterans Memorial Park is now in front of the Gelman Library entrance at Kogan Plaza.

Alumnae Trio Find Success with Tinsel & Twine

A typical day for the [much buzzed about] Brooklyn-based event design shop Tinsel & Twine is anything but typical, says communications director Erica Taylor, CCAS BA ’06. That’s because the company creates a signature style for each client and event, from floral styling to custom stationery and signage, to lighting installation, prop coordination and event

GW Grads Named to “99 under 33” Foreign Policy Leaders List

Several members of the GW alumni community were recently named to the 2013 99 Most Influential Foreign Policy Leaders Under the Age of 33 list (“99 under 33”). This list recognizes a community of some of the brightest and most innovative minds of the time, nominated and chosen by a peer group of Millennials. Compiled