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Alumna Featured on Examiner.com for “One-In-A-Billion-Mind”

Eleanor Powell, CCAS BA ’44, was profiled by examiner.com in the article “Artist Eleanor Powell: A One-In-A-Billion Mind.” The piece was published in October 2013. Powell, who is in her nineties, describes her work as “hard-edged geometric paintings in acrlyics, most of which appear to be three dimensional.” A graduate of both GW and Old

Double Alumna Named Executive Director of Brightview Mt. Laurel

Meredith Becker, CCAS BA ’98, GWSPH MS ’01, has been promoted to executive director at Brightview Mt. Laurel, a Brightview community in Mt. Laurel, NJ. The community features assisted living apartment homes, as well as award-winning Alzheimer’s care, in a secure residential environment. Becker is the former associate executive director for Brightview Greentree, a Brightview

Alumna Named Partner at VA Strategy Consulting Firm

Carolyn Lugbill, GWSB MS ’88, was recently named partner at SHIFTPOINTS Inc., a strategy consulting firm based in Tysons Corner, VA. The company’s partners operate as facilitators, using programs, products and structured processes to help executive teams. Lugbill, who is president of Going Global Matters, (www.goingglobalmatters.com), will serve as an authorized “value-added reseller” of SHIFTPOINTS

Alumnus, Humane Society Official, Featured in GW Magazine

Have you read the latest edition of GW Magazine? It features alumnus Paul Shapiro, a vice president at the Humane Society of the United States. Read on to learn why Shapiro has a passion for animal rights, and how his GW professors inspired him when he was a student: He stopped eating meat at age

Alumnus Joins Northrop Grumman Information Systems as Senior Mission Engineer

Stephen Ryan, ESIA BA ’07, has joined Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Information Systems in Redondo Beach, CA. As a senior mission engineer, Ryan supports the development of advanced reconnaissance programs and data processing systems. He also specializes in the development of advanced analysis concepts and researches the intersection of analysis tradecraft and technology. Ryan joins Northrop

Anousheh Ansari, 1st Woman Private Space Explorer, Joins Scientific BoD

Anousheh Ansari, SEAS MS ’92, the first female private space explorer, first space ambassador and first astronaut of Iranian descent, has joined CRDF Global’s board of directors. The company, an independent nonprofit organization, promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training and services. Ansari became the fourth ever—and first female—private spaceflight participant

Alumna’s Manuscript Receives Humanities Prize

Jessica Falcone, ESIA MA ’02, has been awarded the Edward C. Dimock Prize in the Indian Humanities for her manuscript, Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built. Battling the Bhudda examines the controversial plans and practices of the Maitreya Project, which has long endeavored to offer a multi-million

Alumnus Receives Grant to Study National Voter Registration Act

Douglas Hess, CCAS PhD ’12, assistant professor at Grinnell College, recently received a discretionary grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to study effective, low-cost strategies for states to better implement the National Voter Registration Act. Established in 1993, the NVRA was designed to make voter registration easier and more uniform across states; however, many

Alumnus Named Exec. Dir. of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic

Stephen C. Dunn, a graduate of the GWSB master’s in public administration program, has been selected as the new executive director of Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic. Dunn comes to SSC Atlantic from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command in San Diego, where he was comptroller and business resource manager.