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GW Celebrates 50 Years of Public Service Education

Our friends at George Washington Today recently highlighted a celebration of 50 years of public service education at GW: Trachtenberg School welcomes hundreds for weekend events More than 250 alumni, students and faculty gathered on campus last weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of public service education at the George Washington University. The celebration –

Alumni artwork to hang in every GW dorm

Our friends at GW Today recently highlighted a new initiative that will put alumni-produced artwork into every GW residence hall:  Art for GW, by GW The George Washington University has 32 residence halls, each with a lobby or common area. That’s 32 spaces where students linger, waiting for friends, picking up their mail or checking

Alumna documents DC food scene

Our friends at George Washington Today recently caught up with Emily Pearl Goodstein, CCAS BA ’05, whose photography is featured in the recently released cookbook, “Washington, DC Chef’s Table.” A native Washingtonian, Goodstein spent months in and around the District documenting culinary delights, ranging from five-star cuisine to diner food. Her friend, Beth Kanter, is

Face the Facts USA

Fact # 1 — How fast is the federal deficit rising? In every second of 2011, the government spent $114,253 while taking in only $73,043 in revenue. That means in each second, the federal government spent $41,210 that it didn’t have. Divided among every man, woman and child in the US, the 2011 deficit amounted

Barry Wolfman

Alum Returns as CEO of GW Hospital

Barry A. Wolfman earned a master of health services management degree at the GW in 1984. And now he is returning to Foggy Bottom 28 years later as the chief executive officer and managing director of the GW Hospital. Wolfman arrived back at GW in April after three decades in health care management that took

Bobby Lucas

Alumnus Pitches for Washington Nationals Affiliate

Our friends at GW Today caught up with Bobby Lucas, GWSB BA ’10, GSEHD MA ’12, who is pitching for Washington Nationals affiliate Hagerstown Suns: Alumnus Pitches for Washington Nationals Affiliate  Bobby Lucas had always wanted to play professional baseball. After six years at GW, major elbow surgery and a lot of determination, Lucas was drafted by

service hours

GW Completes 251,868 Community Service Hours

Over the past academic year, the GW community logged a record 251,868 community service hours. This is almost double the amount the university completed in 2010 when First Lady Michelle Obama challenged GW to complete 100,000 hours. Amy Cohen, executive director of the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, attributes the rise to increased