Tag Archives: DC

Digging Up D.C. History

Digging Up D.C. History

  No one has ever confused the Anacostia River with the mighty sweep of the Nile. But to archaeologist Kate Birmingham, CCAS MA ’10, a cultural resources program manager with the National Park Service (NPS), the Washington waterway is as rich in history as any of the world’s most celebrated rivers. From the traces of

Hundreds of Alumni Gather for “Big Data” Panel

On March 25, hundreds of GW alumni and friends of the university gathered in Northern Virginia for the 7th annual “Reception with President Knapp.” The event gives alumni a chance to reconnect while learning about some of today’s most prominent topics. This year’s program, “Security, Storage, and Analysis: A Panel Discussion on Big Data,” featured

Alumna Stars as World War II Heroine

Our friends at GW recently featured young alumna Grace Srinivasan, CCAS BA ’13, who plays the lead role in a film that will premiere at DC’s Warner Theatre on Feb. 15: When people think of World War II heroes, many might not recall Noor Inayat Khan, a Muslim woman in her late 20s who gave

DC Alumni Catch Men’s Hoops BB&T Classic Victory

On Sunday, Dec. 8, despite the first snowfall of the season, Colonials fans packed Washington, DC’s Verizon Center to cheer on the GW Men’s Basketball team during the 19th annual BB&T Classic. A pregame reception brought fans together for food, drink and rallying speeches by GW’s director of athletics, Patrick Nero, and Men’s Basketball head

DC Symposium with Alumni Discount, 4/18/13

FSO Knowledge Xchange is offering GW alumni a special discount for an upcoming one-day symposium in Washington, DC, entitled, “From Meltdown to Transformation : Facing the Next-Generation of the Mortgage Industry.” The symposium will bring together practitioners and industry experts to discuss transformation strategies that address the specific changes businesses will need to make to