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GW to Recognize Career Achievements of Eight Alumni

GW to Recognize Career Achievements of Eight Alumni

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipients include Dana Bash, B.A. ’93, CNN chief political correspondent. The Oct. 19 award ceremony helps kick off Colonials Weekend. Eight George Washington University alumni will be honored this year with the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest form of recognition given annually by the university and the George

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

Lisa Sugar Reveals the Secret to a Happy Life

It all started in a San Francisco living room in 2005, where Lisa Sugar, CCAS ’98, began fueling her passion for celebrity, fashion, and beauty by writing a blog. At first, the blog was a secret, shared only with a handful of online followers. But when her fan base started to grow, both she and her

World Champion Rower Reflects on His Path to Rio

  Creating an infrastructure to support the Olympic Games takes a Herculean effort, a feat that astounds the masses every time the opening ceremonies commence. Short timelines, tight budgets, and last-minute snafus are a given, which is why many Olympic committees lean heavily on global sports and mega-events researchers like Trofym Anderson, GW BBA ’14,

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

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

HRH Princess Reema, MVC BA ’99, Headlines GW Global Series on Women in Business

When Her Royal Highness Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud, MVC BA ’99, enrolled in Mount Vernon’s Women’s College, she realized the unique education opportunity she would have. And when the George Washington University merged with the college, Princess Reema took advantage of a broader offering of courses—in museum studies, Islamic art, and architecture—at GW,

Athletic Alums Offer “Impossible to Miss” Advertising Platform

Have you ever noticed an advertisement in an unusual location and thought it was a brilliant marketing strategy? That strategy is what drives Ezpeezy Advertising, a DC-based urban indoor advertising company that provides companies the opportunity to target and reach their audiences in uninterrupted environments. Founded by Danny Brooker, GWSB BBA ’08 and Tim Johnson,

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