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Scopio Pays Ordinary People for Photos and Footage

Scopio Pays Ordinary People for Photos and Footage

  A picture is worth a thousand words only if it inspires people to linger, feel something, and pass it on. But finding that kind of picture—and securing permission to use the image online—involves a tedious search through mediocre stock photos, high-priced custom photography, and a questionable collection of shots that people are willing to

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

Classical Acting Alum Appears on Stage, Screen & More

At age nineteen, Thomas Keegan, CCAS MFA ’10, first read the play Fool for Love by Sam Shepard and thought, “Someday, I’d love to perform this story.” This September, he’ll be doing just that at Maryland’s Roundhouse Theatre—and Keegan says GW’s Academy of Classical Acting (ACA) program helped him get there. An intensive, one-year master

Triple Alumnus Receives Education Administrators Grant

John L. Cox, CCAS BA ’84, TSPPPA MPA ’86, GSEHD EdD ’10, was recipient of the 2014 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Grant.  A primary focus of this award involved meeting government and higher education officials to discuss collaborating in India’s plan to pilot 200 community colleges.   Dr. Cox is president of Cape Cod Community College,

From GW to Award-Winning Aviation Learning Educator

Trystan Popish, GSEHD MA ’10, was at the dentist for a routine appointment when she received a decidedly non-routine e-mail; she had received the 2014 Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). “I’d prepared myself for the typical rejection letter,” says Popish, who was nominated for the award

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

How a Scholarship Changed My Life: Greta’s Story

When Greta Twombly, CCAS BA ’10, was applying to college, she honed in on schools that could provide a different experience than her home town in Cape Cod, MA. With her heart set on a city school, Twombly visited several campuses along the East Coast—and as soon as she visited GW, something clicked. “I just

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

Two Alumni Honored at Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference

Two alumni, Malcolm Kirwan, SEAS MS ’02, and Lieutenant Commander Zeita Merchant, CCAS MPA ’10, were honored at the 2014 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Global Competitiveness Conference, which took place in Washington, DC from Feb. 6-8. Sponsored by Career Communications Group (CCG), the annual gathering —now

GDub Love: More Alumni Valentines!

Last week we introduced you to seven couples who met at or because of GW.  Now, just in time for the 14th, meet five more couples who were inspired to share their GW love stories:   Jennifer Cameron, ’04 & Brad Pfeffer, ’03, ’07 These two Colonials will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary next month—find