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Alumna Receives Harvard Education Award

Alumna Receives Harvard Education Award

  This past May, Jane Lee, ESIA ’08, was awarded the Harvard Graduate School of Education Intellectual Contribution/Faculty Tribute Award for the Human Development and Psychology Program. The award, which recognizes 13 students (one from each Ed.M. program), honors the recipients’ dedication to scholarship and the ways in which each student enhanced the academic life

Changing the Future of Healthcare: One Alum’s Vision

Remember our Class of ’08 spotlight about double alumnus and entrepreneur Ketan Patel? Patel is the founder of Dr. Interns, a non-profit that aids health care issues in developing countries by providing medical and healthcare internships abroad. Our friends at the Luther Rice Society recently caught up with Patel to learn more about Dr. Interns

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

Young Alum Recognized for Non-Profit Leadership

Every year, the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) honors a group of young professionals who make a difference throughout the city of Houston, TX for their leadership in non-profit organizations. This year, GW alumnus Carlos Paz, Jr., CCAS BA ’08, was among those recognized. Paz, Jr. was one of eight young professionals to receive the 2014

Giving Back and Gaining Perspective: A Volunteer’s Story

Have you seen the latest issue of GW Magazine? Don’t miss our story about Rudy Rodas, GWSB BBA ’08, who shared his journey as a reunion volunteer for Alumni Weekend 2013. “I met so many new people and learned about these other alumni communities,” Rodas explains. “Not only did I come back to revisit GW,

Alumni Raise High During A-10 Tournament in NYC

On Friday, Mar. 14, GW men’s basketball took to the Barclays Center court as part of the Atlantic 10 Championship — and thousands of alumni, parents and friends were there to support them. At 7:00pm, before the Colonials faced off against the University of Massachusetts, a pregame party took place in the Barclays Center’s 40/40

Trachtenberg School Honors Outstanding Alumni and Professors

Event Demonstrates School’s Motto of “Doing Good and Doing it Well” When GW’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) community gather, there’s sure to be some TLAs tossed around (that’s three-letter acronyms for those who don’t speak “government”). The February 21 Trachtenberg School Outstanding Alumni and Teaching Awards Networking Reception was no

Alumni Valentines 2014: Last Hurrah!

Throughout the month of February, we’ve introduced you to a dozen couples who all have GW love stories.  Before March is officially upon us, read on for a last round of gdub love — including an update on one of the couples you’ve already met! Camille (Paredes) Glotzbecker, ’07 & John Glotzbecker, ’07 These ’07

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

Athletic Alums Offer “Impossible to Miss” Advertising Platform

Have you ever noticed an advertisement in an unusual location and thought it was a brilliant marketing strategy? That strategy is what drives Ezpeezy Advertising, a DC-based urban indoor advertising company that provides companies the opportunity to target and reach their audiences in uninterrupted environments. Founded by Danny Brooker, GWSB BBA ’08 and Tim Johnson,