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Alumna Co-Authors Book with Her Daughter

Alumna Co-Authors Book with Her Daughter

A lot of people talk about writing a book, but Jill (Pincus) Madenberg, CCAS ’91, actually wrote one. The book was so good, a publisher picked it up. Love the Journey to College, Guidance from an Admissions Consultant and Her Daughter is currently scheduled for release by Post Hill Press on August 1, 2017. “The

GW Alumni bring Mediterranean flavors to a national audience

Pita, falafel, spicy lamb meatballs, and tzatziki: you’ll find all these and more at CAVA, the Washington-area fast-casual spot that’s been serving balanced and craveable Mediterranean cuisine since 2011. Described as “flavorful and healthy,” CAVA’s extensive menu includes customizable meals from Saffron Basmati Rice grain bowls to pita with seasonal soups. The company also has

University Honors Alumni All-Star Volunteers

Five George Washington University alumni received the Alumni Outstanding Service Award on Thursday for their volunteer efforts in support of the university. View photos from the event in the Flickr gallery. “These awards are really significant as they recognize a critically important value in our university culture, which goes back to the founding vision of

GW Alumni Recreate WWII-Style Jackets for a Mainstream Audience

  Tucked away in a small building in midtown Manhattan is the retail showroom for Cockpit USA, a fashion brand that specializes in WWII-style jackets, gear, and accessories. Founded by GW alumni Jeff, LAW JD ’70, and Jacky Clyman, CCAS BS ’69, the brand is finding new traction in the digital age. Stepping into the

Running for Peter: Annual 5K Honors GW Alumnus

On April 22, hundreds of walkers and runners will pin on racing bibs and gather at the starting line of the Oral Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run in Memory of Peter McGee Hoffman. But this race means a lot more than just 3.1 miles. The annual event is in its third year, and honors the memory of Peter McGee Hoffman, SEAS BS ’08. Shortly after

GW Alumni Find Passion and Employment in D.C. Sports Networks

Move over fair-weather fans! While the DC area is mainly known for its politics, there is plenty to participate in that has nothing to do with government. The D.C.-based teams remain institutions that attract a plethora of business and talent from across the country. This includes alumni Adam Kelsey, BA ’13 and Hayley Milon, BA

Colonial Love Q & A: Charles & Anita

Thanks to Anita Singh, CCAS BA ’09, and Charles Cain, ESIA BA ’09, for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? Charles and I met on the first day of our freshmen year in Monroe Hall in Spanish class. Charles even remembered that our professor’s name was Professor Castillo-Lao! What were your first impressions

Colonial Love Q & A: Meredith & Ron

  Thanks to Ronald Donchez, GWSB BBA ’92, and Meredith Donchez, CCAS BA ’93, for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? We first met in the Marvin Center, where he was eating lunch with his group of friends and I was at the next table with my group of friends. We had one

Colonial Love Q & A: Don & Kate

  Thanks to Don Grossinger and Kate Grossinger, CCAS BA ’73,  for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? We didn’t exactly meet on campus, but rather through a mutual friend, who also was a GW student, at her apartment near Dupont Circle, where many GW students lived. It was September 1972. What were your

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