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Lilien Robinson portrait

Turning a Career Into Art

Turning a Career Into Art

Earlier this semester, Art History Professor Lilien Robinson, CCAS BA ’62, MA ’65, showed her undergraduate class on 19th Century European Art a famous 1814 oil painting by the French artist Théodore Géricault titled “An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging.” In it, a mounted Napoleonic cavalry soldier appears to be in mid-attack even

Two-time alumnus Al Nadel talks Watergate and the importance of giving back

Imagine it’s 1972. You’re a GW Law student. The Watergate scandal is breaking all over the news — and the White House and Democratic National Committee headquarters are both a few blocks away from the law school. All of a sudden, two government agents burst into one of your classes. “My law school classmate David

Presents for 2017 GW Gift Guide

Alumni Highlights in Winter 2018 issue of GW Magazine

The Winter 2018 issue of GW Magazine features the popular Gift Guide, an in-depth profile of GW’s new president, and profiles of our remarkable alumni. The 2017 GW Gift Guide Bomber jackets, finials, olive oil, stationery, dog carriers, cheese plates, T-shirts, coffee and robots are featured in this curated (and varied) selection of alumni-made gifts

Panel Celebrates Late Sociology Professor’s Seminal Work

On October 19, 2017, GW’s sociology department will host a panel discussion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Tally’s Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men. Authored by the late Elliot Liebow, CCAS BA ’49, a renowned anthropologist, this seminal publication was based on Liebow’s recounting of his time “hanging out” with unemployed

Regional Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah Gibson

Sarah Gibson, CCAS BA ’07 GW Boston Alumni Network Co-Chair VOLUNTEER POSITION: I am a Co-Chair of the GW Boston Alumni Network. We plan about 8-10 events annually for Boston area alumni. ACTIVITIES AT GW: STAR, University Events student employee, WRGW Radio staff WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME AND GIVE BACK TO

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

Colonial Soul Sisters Q & A: Felisa & MaryKay

Thanks to Felisa Kahn and MaryKay Canarte, CCAS BA ’92, for sharing their story with us! Where did you meet on campus? I think first memories are in, of all things, chemistry class, lol!! What only-at-GW moment did you share as friends? Celebrating the end of semester at Milos pizza place!! And then going for

Colonial Love Q&A: Robert & Nancy Gordon-Michaels

Thanks to Robert  Michaels, CCAS BA ’74, and Nancy Gordon-Michaels, CCAS BA ’74, for sharing their story with us! Where did you meet on campus? Thurston Hall What were your first impressions of each other? Nancy’s first impression of me was my bushy full hair (which I no longer have). What only-at-GW moment did you share as

Colonial Love: Al and Lucy

  Thanks to Alberto Pola, CCAS BA ’81, and Lucinda Pola, CCAS BA’ 81, for sharing their story with us! Sometimes, the universe works extra hard to bring two people together. Such is the case with Al and Lucy Pola, who, but for fate, would never have gone out on a first date. “On a spring

President of iHeartMedia Has Soft Spot for GW

In September of 1992, Darren Davis, CCAS BA ’95, a resident of Crawford Hall, received a phone call that would change his life forever. Radio WASH FM had accepted his application to work as an intern at the station. He reported to work the following Monday at 4:00 am, and within four weeks, he was