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Hear from the Eight Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award

Hear from the Eight Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award

Annual event recognizes the accomplishments of some of the university’s most distinguished alumni. The university honored the accomplishments of eight of its alumni at the 81st annual Alumni Achievement Awards on Thursday, kicking off this year’s unified Colonials Weekend for alumni, students, family and friends. George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc said in opening remarks that although he has

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

CCAS Alumni Make Career Connections

From White House internships to dream jobs in the private sector, Columbian College students and recent graduates are taking advantage of their GW connections to advance their career aspirations. The following are examples of how relationships can translate to success in the workplace: When American studies major Paul Kendrick, BA ’05, MPA ’07, met Ashlynn

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

SEAS Alum: ‘Predictive Analytics is the Future’

Anasse Bari, SEAS MS ’10, CERT ’12, PhD ’12, a visiting professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), is making a name for himself in the field of predictive analytics (PA); he recently co-authored the book Predictive Analytics for Dummies. Bari’s research focuses on predictive analytics with applications on social networks analytics,

Alumna’s Manuscript Receives Humanities Prize

Jessica Falcone, ESIA MA ’02, has been awarded the Edward C. Dimock Prize in the Indian Humanities for her manuscript, Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built. Battling the Bhudda examines the controversial plans and practices of the Maitreya Project, which has long endeavored to offer a multi-million

Alumna Pens Children’s Book

Marian Lee, CCAS BA ’76, has published the children’s book, The Lioness of Brumley Hall and Her Most Unusual Grandchildren (CreateSpace). The book was published under Lee’s pen name, Augusta Pearson Benners. In the book, the relationship between a grandmother and her grandchildren takes on a new meaning due to the existence of numerous magical

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

Alumna Publishes Book on Losing Weight and Healthy Living

Uchechi Wosu, SMHS MD ’02, Milken Institute SPH MPH ’02, has published the book Straight Talk From the Doctor: Your doctor’s step by step guide to living a healthy life (AuthorHouse). Wosu, practicing physician in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, wanted to write a book that would help her patients and readers at large