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Running for Peter: Annual 5K Honors GW Alumnus

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

Alumna Brings Health Education to Underprivileged Girls

Once a young girl who battled with her weight and low self-esteem, Sarah Hillware, ESIA BA ’13, used her passions and personal experiences to create Girls Health Ed, an organization designed to target some of the systematic obstacles that adolescent girls face worldwide. After becoming self-empowered as a young girl, Sarah became a dedicated student

Dedicated Alumni Honored at 2016 Service Awards

Maxine Freund, GSEHD MA ’73, EdD ’81, came to GW in the early 1970s searching for an academic program that would help tackle some of the issues facing children at educational risk. She found it at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD), where a small, passionate group of faculty was designing one of the

Six Alumni Will Receive Outstanding Service Awards

Six George Washington University alumni will receive the Alumni Outstanding Service Award in April for their volunteer efforts in support of the university. The awards are given to alumni for their contributions to university programs. They will be presented at the 55th annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards ceremony April 7 at the Marvin Center. A

Alumna Says “Still Work to Do” in NOLA a Decade after Katrina

  Ten years ago, a tropical storm over the Bahamas quickly morphed into a Category 5 hurricane named “Katrina” whose path of destruction left much of the Gulf Coast and the city of New Orleans—a historic, bustling coastal city— in ruins. In the aftermath of the storm, which made landfall as a Category 3 hurricane,

GW Mag Bonus Content: GW Alumni & 2U Aim to Disrupt Learning Curve

One of the best parts of interviewing GW alumni is hearing how passionate they are about their time at the university and the things they are accomplishing today. One of the hardest parts is not being able to include every thought, feeling, anecdote, or insight in the final story. This was especially the case when