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GW Alumni Recreate WWII-Style Jackets for a Mainstream Audience

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

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

Professor Guides Future Political Players

Ask a group of young political science alumni who their favorite professor at GW was, and you’ll most likely hear Professor John Sides’ name. Since 2005, Professor Sides has taught thousands of GW students through courses such as Media and Politics, Campaigns and Elections and Public Opinion, among others. Like many GW professors, Professor Sides

CCAS Alumnus Named to Rising Star List by Super Lawyers

Lonnie D. Giamela, CCAS BA ’99, has been selected for the 2013 Southern California Rising Stars list, organized by Super Lawyers.  The list recognizes attorneys who are 40 or younger whom excel in their practice and build foundations for a long-lasting career. Giamela currently serves as a managing partner of the Los Angeles office of

Dr. Kenneth Halla, CCAS PhD ’09

Dr. Kenneth Halla, CCAS PHD ’09, has gathered a significant national, online following in a series of blogs he authors related to government and U.S. history. Halla’s blogs have reached around 50,000 hits per month and have become popular resources for integrating new technologies into teaching techniques. Halla himself is a teacher of world history,

Thomas Richards, CCAS BA ’10

Thomas Richards, CCAS BA ’10, has been named one of six winners in the 2013 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Nearly 1500 singers from around the country between the ages of 20 and 30 entered this competition, which is considered the most prestigious of its kind in North America for singers aspiring to begin an

Paul Labov, CCAS BA ’99

Paul Labov, CCAS BA ’99, is among nine new partners at Edwards Wildman LLP as of Jan. 1, 2013. The new partners have exemplified legal excellence and a deep commitment to outstanding client service. Labov practices in the Restructuring & Insolvency Department in the firm’s New York office. He focuses on bankruptcy-related matters, including the

Daniel Martinage, CCAS BA ’75, ESIA MA ’78

Daniel Martinage, CCAS BA ’75, ESIA MA ’78, has been named the new executive director for The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the world’s oldest and largest membership organization for industrial design. “IDSA is excited to welcome Daniel to the design community,” said George McCain, chairman of IDSA’s board of directors. Martinage is an

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