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Thierry & Valerie

Colonial Love Q & A: Thierry & Valerie Jahan

Colonial Love Q & A: Thierry & Valerie Jahan

Thanks to Thierry Jahan, MD SMHS ’87, and Valerie Jahan, MD SMHS ’87, for sharing their story with us! Where did you meet on campus? According to Thierry, we met outside of Marvin Center. What were your first impressions of each other? Thierry thought that I was cold and dismissive—I have no recollection of this

Colonials in National Races

ell Democratic Sen.-elect Tammy Duckworth, M.A. ’92, unseated Republican Mark Kirk to earn a seat in the U.S. Senate. Tuesday marked an important day for GW alumni who won their respective Congressional races across the country. Five George Washington University alumni have been newly-elected or re-elected to seats in Congress following Tuesday’s general election. Rep.

2016 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

What the Six Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award Have to Say about Their Time at GW

President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, surgeon general of the United States Army among those honored at Alumni Weekend kickoff event. The university honored the accomplishments of six of its alumni at the 80th annual Alumni Achievement Awards on Thursday, kicking off a four-day Alumni Weekend celebration. George Washington President Steven Knapp said in

Professor Creates Space for Spirituality in Health Care

The search for meaning has always plagued mankind, but until recently, that search has not been recognized by health care providers as an integral part of how people heal. A pioneer in the field of spirituality and health, Christina Puchalski, MD ’94, RESD ’97, founder and director of the George Washington University’s Institute for Spirituality

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

Changing the Future of Healthcare: One Alum’s Vision

Remember our Class of ’08 spotlight about double alumnus and entrepreneur Ketan Patel? Patel is the founder of Dr. Interns, a non-profit that aids health care issues in developing countries by providing medical and healthcare internships abroad. Our friends at the Luther Rice Society recently caught up with Patel to learn more about Dr. Interns

In Memoriam: Orville Wright Donnelly

Orville Wright Donnelly, CCAS MA ’51, SMHS MD ’57, passed away on Mar. 28 in Kennett Square, PA. Born in Trenton, NJ on Feb. 28, 1923, he was the son of Catherine Wright and Frederick S. Donnelly, owner of Donnelly & Sons, a men’s clothing store in Trenton. He was the grandson of Frederick William

Dedicated Alumni Honored at 2014 Service Awards

GW and the GW Alumni Association (GWAA) honored seven dedicated alumni at the 53rd annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards on Thursday, Apr. 3, recognizing them for their volunteer efforts that advance the mission of the university. Established in 1961, the Alumni Outstanding Service Awards recognize GW and Mount Vernon College graduates. The awards include the

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