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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

Lisa Sugar Reveals the Secret to a Happy Life

It all started in a San Francisco living room in 2005, where Lisa Sugar, CCAS ’98, began fueling her passion for celebrity, fashion, and beauty by writing a blog. At first, the blog was a secret, shared only with a handful of online followers. But when her fan base started to grow, both she and her

CCAS Alumna Publishes Third Novels in Series

Jean Cohen Joachim, CCAS BA ’70, has recently published a romance novel entitled “Memories of Love,” the third book in her series “Hollywood Hearts.” As an award-winning author, Joachim’s works have made Amazon’s Top 100 list.  Joachim credits her success to GW’s American Literature department where her “love of reading and writing flourished.” Joachim has

GSEHD Alumna Publishes First Novel

Christine Turner Jackson, GSEHD BA ’88, has published her first novel, “Pitch Black.”  The book is based on based on the life of her father, a phenomenal high school baseball player for Cardozo High School in Washington, DC. Since graduating from GW, Turner Jackson has nurtured an educational career that spans more than 25 years at both

Jayne Morris-Crowther, GSEHD BA ’74

Jayne Morris-Crowther, GSEHD BA ’74, authored a book entitled The Political Activities of Detroit Clubwomen in the 1920s that has been published by Wayne State University Press. The book details the political activism of women in the early 20th century to affect change in areas like public works, child labor regulation, and education reform. Morris-Crowther

Matt Braynard, GWSB BBA ’00

Matt Braynard, GWSB BBA ’00, has published his first collection of literary fiction, Shorter Stories. The book features twenty-six works that travel from foreign worlds to downtown Manhattan to Bangkok to a small room in a hospice. The book is available in hard copy from Amazon and from most other retailers, and is also available

Eileen Gale Kugler, CCAS BA ’72

Eileen Gale Kugler, CCAS BA ’72, published her second book, Innovative Voices in Education: What It Takes to Engage Diverse Communities. She served as executive editor of the book, which highlights insights and strategies from 17 leading-edge educators and community leaders that Kugler identified around the world. Kugler is a global speaker and consultant on

Keith Shovlin, GWSB MBA ’11

Keith Shovlin, GWSB MBA ’11, published his second book, the novella Life’s Penance, on November 27, 2012. Life’s Penance is the first novella of the Millennial Row series, a collection of 10 stories about life in the 21st Century. The second novella, Andy 4 President, is slated for release this year.